VOL. 112, NO. 3
S P E C I A L I S S U E F E A T U R E S
16	 THE INITIATIVE IN A NUTSHELL
WHY WE CALL FOR A NEW FRAMEWORK
18	 HUMAN SYSTEMS AND ECOSYSTEMS:
WE NEED A NEW WAY OF THINKING
By Michael Gallis with Heather Millar
26	 PEOPLE AND NATURE:
WHERE WE’VE BEEN, WHERE WE NEED TO GO
A Collection of Essays
• AMERICAN FORESTS’ History Has Lessons
for the Present 27
New tactics and strategic partnerships worked
a century ago. It can work today.
By Gary Moll
• We’re Too Protectionist 33
Save the deer, lose the suburban ecosystem.
Save the sea lions, lose the salmon.
By Steve Kemper
• Our Approach Is Too Piecemeal 35
• We’ve Accomplished a Lot; Why It’s
Not Enough 28
We’ve tried twice to reconcile man and nature.
Neither attempt has been adequate.
Can 600-plus green groups hope to accomplish
By G.K. Wallace
By Gary Moll and Jeff Olson
• We Don’t Seek Buy-In from Business and
• We’re Too Polarized 29
Can we reach beyond our silos? Create new alliances?
Can we bridge the red-blue, urban-rural,
By Jim Morrison
By Greg Breining
• Q&A: Russell Train, Green Legislation Pioneer 39
If policy is too fragmented, it doesn’t have to be.
• We Focus on Symptoms, Not Causes 31
By Florence Williams
We can, we must, get to the root of eco-problems.
By G.K. Wallace
40	 A NEW FRAMEWORK EMERGES
A city, a watershed and a continental region show the way.
By Heather Millar
48	 WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN COMING ISSUES
S P E C I A L I S S U E D E P A R T M E N T S
Wanted: A New
We must take both human
and natural systems into
By Deborah Gangloff
News from the World of Trees
• Katrina ‘ReLeaf’ Plantings Begin • Replanting
Liberty • Sprucing Up Spruce Mountain • Washington
Outlook • Tree Doctor • Modeling Scenarios for
Flower Mound • Nature in the Red • A Fond
Farewell • Global Warming to Cost Trillions •
Michigan Hunts Big Trees • WW