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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 112–121.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Santa Ana River Agua Mansa industrial corridor Lorenzo Trujillo Isaac Slover Juan Bautista de Anza Francisco Garces Anza Crossing warehouses coyotes riparian landscape 1862 Santa Ana River flood 1936 flood 1969 flooding homeless in California Mt. Rubidoux susan straight The Santa Ana...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 68–79.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., which thrived among the fennel, coyote brush, broom, and feral wisteria. Environmental educators brought schoolchildren to study the nudibranchs, tunicates, and bryozoans of the rocky shore. Geocachers, paintballers, cyclocross bicycle racers, parents seeking theultimate birthday party,musicians, Dragon...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 24–31.
Published: 01 September 2015
... every source we could find Kovacs and her team looked for trapping records. Nothing. They looked at historical accounts of the first Europeans, but she felt many of these were unreliable because of a widespread loosey-goosey habit of referring to coyotes as a kind of wolf. Back in 1991, ecologist Robert...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 14–19.
Published: 01 December 2015
... killing people and animals, chopping down trees, damming and dredging the waterways, more of them kept coming. If that elder were alive and could see the state of the Earth today, might she not rethink the moniker? As with many California Indian tribes, the Southern Pomo and Coast Miwok saw Coyote as the...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 60–75.
Published: 01 September 2015
... time for humans, but out there beyond the asphalt there s action in the desert. Owls and coyotes are hunting. Bats are darting after moths. Cacti and creosote open their pores to drink in the air s moisture. Now and then a sign marks a lonely outpost: Sloan, Jean, Primm, once- hopeful townsites that...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 4–15.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., in the beginning, it was coyote and Jaime says, Wait a minute. Wait a minute. Wait a minute. In a nearby village they told me at the begin- ning, it was silver fox And this Indian says, Well, there they say it was silver fox. Here we say it was coyote In Europe, you would have had a religious war...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 51–59.
Published: 01 September 2014
... years, he informally observed a flush of native species, including grape, tobacco, and coyote brush, none of which are currently well-represented elsewhere in the forest. The return of these historically cultivated plants has been stim- ulated through burning by Native Americans in an area overcome by...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 95–102.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... A coyote and I sometimes pause at the end of my block and watch each other before the coyote lopes into the Edison Company right-of-way. Mourning doves, mock- ing birds, scrub jays, and house sparrows accompany me, either in person or as a fugue of their calls interweaving overhead. A woodpecker was...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 134–142.
Published: 01 September 2014
... bears and people may yet be able to meet in liminal (and real) places. Where the land and people are prepared biophy- sically, intellectually, and spiritually the bears will appear. For example, a friend who grew up on Los Coyotes Indian Reservation tells me of a man she knew not long ago. This man...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 46–50.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of Steven Hackel, Children of Coyote, Missionar- ies of Saint Francis: Indian-Spanish Relations in Colonial California, 1769 1850 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005) and James Sandos, Converting California: Indians and Fran- ciscans in the Missions (New Haven: Yale University...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 104–117.
Published: 01 December 2012
... his thirties or forties from Fish Springs, said that the owens valley Paiutes called themselves nün wa paya h p ca á otmu, we are water ditch coyote children. in one version of their creation story, Coyote the creator placed Paiutes next to the water ditch, or the owens river, that runs through...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 25–44.
Published: 01 October 2012
... certainly be a big loser in this process.40 Renewable energy poses a direct threat to tortoises that lose habitat or seek shade under heavy machinery. It also poses an indirect threat because human developments of all kinds enable tortoise predators from other regions, such as ravens and coyotes, to...
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Boom (2012) 2 (1): 78–90.
Published: 03 March 2012
... 102. 14 The Coyote Valley Dam is 60 miles upstream the Russian River from Dry Creek, where it regulates releases from the reservoir called Lake Mendocino. A significant amount of the annual flow into this reservoir is an incidental transfer from the Eel River basin that has been piped through a...
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Boom (2011) 1 (2): 6–16.
Published: 01 May 2011
... landscape of change. We have our own tombs throughout the coastal Bay Area, each of which could readily be inscribed et in Arcadia ego. In the paradises I have hiked so often among the deer carcasses, squashed salamanders, the pellets of coyote and fox spoor in which the fur of mice and rabbits is...