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"Connecting Through local Foods" conference; Hazel Wolf Environmental Film Festival; Arkansas River Basin Water Forum; National Planning Conference; "Where lies the future of the Northern Plains?" essay contest
Timelines trace the birth, life and decline of the Superfund law, both on Capitol Hill and on the ground in the West.
The changing of the guard: Ed Marston retires and Paul Larmer takes helm at HCN; rural roots of HCN; 19 incredible years at the paper; Our doors are open for a holiday open house
An introduction to the special election issue says that voting should be less predictable in the West this year.
In On Oct. 19, 2002, a group of people working to preserve the diversity of the Sky Islands is holding a one-day conference to promote awareness of the region.
Park City, Utah, HCN board meeting and the decision to look for a new Executive Director for the paper and other media; we're sorry we left out Wyoming Outdoor Council in coalbed methane booklet.
Western Runaround, Klunk and HotFlashes give useful information about the West, which can be rather a silly place.
Yellowstone seasonal ranger Bob Jackson is first told to be quiet and then sent home for talking about the problem of hunters using salt licks on the park's boundaries to lure deer, elk and grizzly.
Former HCN intern Karen Mockler and freelancer Mike Stark win journalism war; new interns Erika Trautman and Mason Adams; rabble-rousers and other visitors.
The Forest Service's right to demand "bypass flows" - leaving enough water in streams tapped for human uses to keep fish and wildlife healthy - may not survive the Bush administration.
Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute's conference on land use will be held April 19-20 at the University of Denver.
Biologist Betsy Whitehill is remembered for a vibrant, loving life that included teaching Alaskan schoolchildren how to draw ducks.
The Great Backyard Bird Count takes place Feb. 16-19, 2001, sponsored by the National Audubon Society and Cornell University's Laboratory of Ornithology.
Colorado Preservation Inc.'s conference, "Saving Places 2001," focuses on preserving historic and diverse cultural sites, Feb. 2-3, in Denver.
According to a recent review of research in the "Western North American Naturalist journal," Allison Jones of the Wild Utah Project says grazing hurts arid ecosystems.
The nonprofit Alliance for Justice has published a handbook telling nonprofits how to use their funds to influence legislation and lobbying.
- G M Ferguson on What's the matter with New Mexico
- Wade Nelson on Gold King Mine water was headed for the Animas, anyway
- Frank matyus on Gold King Mine water was headed for the Animas, anyway
- William Bryan on Scientists strengthen link between climate change and drought
- Carl Reese on Five Western waterways worse than the orange Animas