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  • Cutting trees to save the forest

    Chris Kelly’s environmental group, The Conservation Fund, is carefully logging its own redwood trees in order to save forests and salmon in Northern California.

  • Good Samaritan bill could clean up old mines

    A bill introduced by Colorado Rep. John Salazar could make it easier for environmental groups and others to clean up pollution at thousands of orphaned hardrock mines

  • Citizens unite against gas field chaos

    In western Colorado, the Grand Valley Citizens Alliance is trying to work with industry to set protections for landowners before more drilling gets under way

  • How the gray wolf lost its endangered status -- and how enviros helped

    How the gray wolf lost its endangered status -- and how enviros helped

    A strategic miscalculation by environmental groups helped spur the delisting of gray wolves in Montana and Idaho.

  • The cost of righteousness

    The cost of righteousness

    Has some environmentalists' refusal to compromise helped cause the delisting of wolves in Montana and Idaho?

  • Writing a comment letter? Better make it good

    The Bureau of Land Management is tightening its standards on what it considers worthwhile, "substantive" public comments from citizen activists

  • Conservation groups come and go. Why?

    Pat Munday decries the “professionalization” of environmental groups.

  • Easterners tilt at windmills while Westerners joust with a real foe

    Cape Cod’s opposition to a proposed offshore wind farm sounds crazy to Westerners, who would gladly exchange nuclear waste dumps, coal mines and gas wells for some renewable energy

  • Conservation for the adrenaline crowd

    Can the Red Bull generation of outdoor recreationists get serious about saving the planet?

  • The West dissected

    The West dissected

    The Environmental Working Group and other organizations have released detailed studies of the West along the lines of Colorado College’s State of the Rockies Report Card. Also: The economic stimulus package has money for Western national parks and monuments.

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