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Game warden stays
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service game warden Joel Scrafford is saved from a transfer by the nomination of Mollie Beatty.
Walking to the Wheel
A Forest Service management plan for a Native American ceremonial ground seems to be working.
Vandals hack petroglyphs
Vandals destroy three petroglyphs at Wupatki National Monument in Arizona.
Lawsuit in sheep's clothing?
Wise Use Attorney Karen Budd wants to give land-owning hunters more rights in Wyoming.
Hot sludge
Los Alamos National Lab workers find radioactive waste in a church septic tank.
Downsizing defense
The Department of Energy sets scoping meetings on downsizing its nuclear weapons complex.
American Ground Zero: The Secret Nuclear War
Book excerpts from 'American Ground Zero: The Secret Nuclear War' by Carole Gallagher.
New mine disaster looms over Colorado
The Forest Service says the former Mid-Continent coal mine site in Colorado could be difficult to reclaim.
Prairie birds take a nosedive
The Great Plains bird populations are declining.
Overlooking overgrazing
BLM employees submit a report charging their agency with rangeland degradation.
New role for land grants
A conference on the role of Land-Grant universities is sponsored by Utah State University.
Let the public through
An upcoming vote on a Salt Lake County ordinance could help ensure access to public lands.
Green directory
EcoNet publishes a directory of groups working on environment.
From flakes to chips
The Colorado Archaeological Society sponsors an archaeology conference.
Cracking the WIPP
A watchdog group says WIPP fails to meet DOE safety standards.
Brazil of the north
Canada's Future Forest Alliance says Canada's forests are threatened by logging interests.
Public lands of the future
The free market's role in ecosystem management will be be discussed at a conference Natural Resources Law Center in Boulder, Colo.
Moving beyond stalemate
A report by the Northwest Policy center explores moving past the economy vs. the environment stalemate.
Indian law clinic
The Indian Law Clinic at the University of Colorado specializes in Native American Law.
Fat tires
The second annual Fat Tire mountainbiking festival is held in Socorro, N.M.
Dying to spawn
Cui-ui die in antiquated fishways in Pyramid Lake, Nevada.
Climbers bedevil tower
Climbers are leaving their marks on Devil's Tower.
A go-ahead for some logging
The Natural Resources Defense Council says it will not object as timber sales resume in the east Cascades.
Vandal adds a drawing
A controversial road gives vandals access to petroglyphs in Hells Canyon.
Roads are lethal for bears
A coalition of environmental groups say roads kill grizzlies in Yellowstone.
How to steal a tree
Trees can be stolen many ways.
White sturgeon needs help
White Sturgeon may be designated as an endangered species.
Wake up, Christians
'It's Not Easy Being Green' newsletter is a wake-up call for Christian environmentalists.
Trust in the Land
A Land Trust Alliance rally is held in Big Sky, Mont.
New Redeye Proposed
The Colorado Air National Guard offers a revised plan for F-16 pilots at Redeye.