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Mushrooming profits may be hazardous
Mushroom harvests in the Northwest may be harming forests.
Once a road always a road?
An1866 mining law ensures access to public lands.
Bombing stopped at refuge
Navy target practice stops at a Washington coast wildlife refuge.
An ecosystem's attractions are also destructive
A Montana subdivision becomes a sprawling development outside Yellowstone.
Small can be sustainable
A booklet titled 'Six Myths About the Future of Small Towns' suggests small towns shouldn't court industry.
Small towns under siege
Small towns in the West are threatened by urban refugees and other newcomers.
Wanted: Women writers
Several women editors plan a book written by women who farm, ranch and work the land.
Speak to Capitol Reef
Comments are sought on the management of Capitol Reef National Park.
Reviving the land-grant universities
A conference on the role of land-grant universities is held at Colorado State University.
High Desert honors
Earle A. Chiles Award recipient is sought for "thoughtful management" of the nation's resources.
Fish and the Colorado River
The U.S Fish and Wildlife Service sets hearings for endangered fish in the Colorado River Basin.
A chance to renew and refresh
A mountain retreat is scheduled for environmental activists in New Mexico.
Clinton has chance to change FERC
Four of five Federal Energy Regulatory Commission board members are resigning.
Burnout on the slopes
A Colorado ski instructor is suspended after poking a skier with a pole during an argument.
They do shoot wild horses
The BLM is searching for wild horse shooters.
State cites leaky lab
Los Alamos National Laboratory is fined for storing leaky waste.
Not small for long
A writer ranks the top 10 towns in America (Elko, Nev., wins).
Fossil battle continues
The Black Hills Institute's battle for dinosaur bones continues.
Burning bill
Montana can no longer burn hazardous waste near sensitive areas.
Utah county moves fast
Utah's Grand County Road Board can't continue the Book Cliffs project.
Call it: "Department of Loggers"
A wise use group wants the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to put industry and private rights first.
Babbitt's feast of meetings
Babbitt sets three public meetings to discuss grazing.
Writers wanted for Park City
Writers at Work conference will be held in Park City, Utah.
Two badgers better than one
The Badger Chapter of the Glacier-Two Medicine Alliance, an environmental group that strives to protect the Rocky Mountain Front, will form two new groups.
Protection plan crosses boundaries
A team of scientists' plan aims to protect the Flathead River watershed.
Of wolves and myth
A documentary on wolves, The Wolf: Real or Imagined?, is aired on public T.V.
Hot papers wanted
A fire conference is held in Yellowstone.
Hit the trail
The Colorado Trail Foundation needs volunteers.
Opal Creek to remain wild
The Friends of Opal Creek receives a 3,000 acre land donation in the Cascade Range worth $12.6 million.
Birth control for wild horses
The BLM administers birth control to wild horses to limit herd sizes.