Items by Diane Kelly

Wild Rockies Online
The Wild Rockies slate on the World Wide Web brings environmental resources to the Internet.
Saying please at Devils Tower
A June voluntary climbing ban at Devils Tower may ease conflicts between rock climbers and Native Americans who use the site for religious ceremonies.
Dinosaur's monumental quiet is threatened
The owners of the Mantle Ranch in Colorado's Moffat County are threatening to begin massive development of their two inholdings inside Dinosaur National Monument.
Powerlines prove fatal
Three male grizzlies are electrocuted by a downed power line in Yellowstone's Hayden Valley.
Heard around the West
Greens spend little time in sports, Shirley MacLaine bucks karma, Utah Rep. Jim Hansen turns chicken, Lake Powell is full of s--, blimps over Grand Canyon, former Idaho Sen. James McClure lobbies for ESA, SUWA accused of overreacting, Navajos' blue jeans
Start spreading the news
"Getting the Word Out in the Fight to Save the Earth" by Richard Beamish and "Let the World Know: Make Your Cause News" by Jason Salzman are reviewed.
Hazardous burning plan snuffed
The Ash Grove Cement Company changes its mind about burning hazardous waste after citizens object.
Colorado learns bear facts
The Colorado Division of Wildlife conducts studies of bear-people encounters.
Pay-for-wolf play
The privately owned Grizzly Discovery Center in West Yellowstone, Mont., buys a 10-member wolf pack for tourists to see.
Right-of-way or give-away?
A bill introduced by Rep. Jim Hansen of Utah could allow roads to be bulldozed across national parks and wilderness areas.
Pictures worth 2,000 words
Emery County, Utah, hires art restorers to remove graffiti from prehistoric rock art in Buckhorn Wash.
A vanishing breed
"Roping the Wind: A Personal History of Cowboys and the Land" by Lyman Hafen is reviewed.
Four-cornered falcon
"The Four-Cornered Falcon: Essays on the Interior West and the Natural Scene" by Reg Saner is reviewed.
Tribes settle for new fishing sites
Four Northwest Indian tribes will be compensated with new fishing areas along the Columbia to replace tribal fishing ground flooded by a dam 50 years ago.
Human smolts reach Washington
Five swimmers follow the outward migration route of young salmon through the Snake and Salmon rivers to call attention to the endangered fish.
Falling arches
Tourists Jim and Dafang Lin witness a 44-foot slab fall from Utah's 306-ft. Landscape Arch.
Turkeys for timber
A 1992 federal report reveals a "cozy relationship" between Kaibab Forest Products Co. and Kaibab National Forest, involving stolen trees and "gift turkeys."