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Prairie Chickens

A Wink and a Nod Won't Save a Declining Species

Jamie Rappaport Clark | Posted 11.06.2013 | Green
Jamie Rappaport Clark

Instead of fixating on what needs to be done to avoid a listing, the more relevant and legal question needs to be "What is necessary to conserve the species?"

PHOTOS: In Nebraska, An Evening Under The Stars

CarsTravelFood | Posted 06.22.2012 | Travel
CarsTravelFood

If you're already in Nebraska for the annual Sandhill Crane migration or if you simply appreciate wildlife in America and are looking for some place to go for a nice road trip, another interesting only-in-Nebraska event is that it's prairie chicken mating season.

Twain's Feast: America's Vanished Foods

Andrew Beahrs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Andrew Beahrs

While traveling across Europe in 1879, Twain wrote a fantasy menu of all his favorite American dishes--some eighty in all--many of which have now vanished from the country's tables.