From Alaska to Southern California, Sunset honors the West's top 10 environmental successes
If you love the outdoors, if you love the American West, if youlove wildflowers, wild creatures, and wide-open spaces ―well, you're going to love the 10 wild areas Sunset celebrates in our 2007 Environmental Awards.
Our roster of preserved paradises includes Alaska tundra, aHawaiian rain forest, and some of the most spectacular coastline tobe found anywhere. Our 10 winners are amazing success stories, wonby complex public-private partnerships (we list only the keyplayers here). Head out this month and you can explore many ofthese preserves, from Arizona to Hawaii's remote Waimea Valley;others will become accessible over time.