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Film Looks Between the Rock, Hard Place

A filmmaker covering a fight over a new uranium mill in Colorado expected a morality play with environmentalists on the side of justice. Instead she found complex stories of rural residents facing tough choices and struggling to keep their…

Restoring Forests – and Communities

Instead of litigation and animosity, an Idaho project uses collaboration to restore the region’s forests. In the process, they helped turn back a fire that ravaged nearly 340,000 other acres. The director of the stewardship project explains…

Speak Your Piece: A Climate of Change

There’s a perception that rural areas are less willing to deal with climate-change policy. A groundbreaking project in Minnesota shows that residents are ready to talk and take action, when the conversation addresses rural concerns.