It’s been nearly 30 years since Richard Ford’s novel “Wildlife” was published. The story holds up remarkably well, centered on a common experience for most adults: that time in your life when you’re suddenly not seeing the world as a child.
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As a young fisheries biologist, John Fraley spent a disproportionate amount of time traipsing through the depths of wilderness areas to study the last best strongholds of native westslope cutthroat, which are hardwired to persist in often harsh but pristine conditions.
Recently I learned that NFLA Website Administrator, Patti Craig-Hart, planned to step down, my first thought was, “Wow, she has completed so much work with the site and her effort has truly b…