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Arizona Highways, September 2005
02 DEAR EDITOR
03 ALL WHO WANDER There’s a synergy among squirrels, fungi and ponderosa pines.
04 VIEWFINDER Digital manipulation of photographs is a no-no.
05 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
10 RIM WITH A VIEW Our writer revisits the cliff country of his youth, and gets a long, new view from a fire tower. By Craig Childs
16 FORSTS MARK CENTENNIAL After a hundred years, rangers still must balance competing demands. By Leo W. Banks.
28 FOREST ADVENTURES Hike, fish, paddle, pan for gold, ride a train and more in our six national forests. By JoBeth Jamison
30 HISTORY The ‘Other’ Earp’s Mystery Grave. Baby brother Warren Earp never caught the same limelight his well-known brothers of O.K. corral shootout fame, but he’s the only sibling buried in Arizona. by Kathleen Walker
34 FOCUS ON NATURE Move Over, hummers. The “seet tooth” of three nectar-loving species of bats puts them in competition for the sugarwater of hummingbird feeders. By Charles S. Rau
36 INDIAN CULTURE Hope Artists Complete Circle. Potters and carvers return to their native land to discover renewed creativity and spirituality. By Kathleen Bryant. Photographs by Larry Lindahl.
40 ALONG THE WAY In the 1940s, cotton pickers in Arizona learned some hard lessons.
42 BACK ROAD ADVENTURE Coppermine Trading Post. Explore this historic abandoned site and its environs in Navajoland.
46 DESTINATION Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory. Getting up Mount Hopkins is half the fun.
48 HIKE OF THE MONTH Thumb Butte Loop Trail in Prescott National Forest features falcons and Abert’s squirrels.
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