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Arizona Highways, April 2006
02 DEAR EDITOR
03 ALL WHO WANDER Our editor reflects on the whitewater thrill of his first year.
04 VIEWFINDER Wildlife photographer learns about life from critters.
05 TAKING THE OFF RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions.
08-39 BACK TO NATURE
08 EAGLES WEAR PLUMAGE OF MYTH by Carrie M. Miner. Native American eagle stories mingle thunder, fear, healing and awe. Photographs by Tom Vezo
16 NESTWATCHERS AVE A SPECIES by Richard l. Glinski. Desert bald eagles have recovered thanks to people who spend months camping out and playing nanny to vulnerable chicks. Photographs by Tom Vezo.
20 APACHES’ LANGUAGE OF THE LAND by Charles Bowden. White Mountain Apaches open sacred mountain to ecotours, and a photographer discovers a secret waterfall. Photographs by Jack Dykinga
32 ODD MATING HABITS OF BIRDS AND BIRDERS REVEALED by Peter Aleshire. A main named Walraven invokes whiskered owls and whispering birders to illuminate the strange love life of birds and vird lovers. Photographs by Tom Vezo.
36 AUDUBON SOCIETY CELEBRATES 100 YEARS by Randy Summerlin. The world’s feathered folks are living a bit better, thanks to this group.
38 11 GREAT WILDLIFE VEWING TRIPS by Clint Van Winkle. Nature is calling, answer. We offer 11 great places to see an ark-load of watchable wild things.
40 NO JAIL CAN HOLD LAWMAN TURNED OUTLAW by David M. Brown. Burt Alvord turned out to be far more accomplished as a robber and jail breaker than as a constable. Illustration by Ezra Tucker.
43 ALONG THE WAY A Marine seeks solace somewhere between Baghdad and Bagdad.
44 HIKE OF THE MONTH Ghosts linger along Camp Beale Trail in Kingman.
46 BACK ROAD ADVENTURE Sunset Crater to Wupatki: Cataclysm to comeback.
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