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  • Dombeck takes on a new agency

    Former BLM acting director Mike Dombeck takes over as the new chief of the Forest Service.

  • Multicultural grazing boards off to a good start

    The BLM's Resource Advisory Committees appointed by Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt help to ease tension and begin consensus among ranchers and environmentalists.

  • Rebels without a case

    A U.S. District Court strikes down Nye County, Nevada's ordinance claiming county ownership of all public lands in its borders.

  • States and tribes

    A report from the National Conference of State Legislators, "States and Tribes: Building New Traditions," says state and tribal governments need to cooperate.

  • Heard around the West

    Cows poisoned; antler poaching; brucellosis logo in Yellowstone; overheated black-footed ferrets die; beef fudge recipe; prison near Norwood, Colo., school; salvage logging protest; "drive-through' Ph.D.; Harry Merlo's successor; recreation bulldozing.

  • U.S. House to the environment: Die!

    Drastic budget cuts planned by a Republican Congress may have a dramatic effect on the environment.

  • Babbitt begins range reform

    Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt launches the first phase of his grazing reform in Grand Junction, Colorado.

  • Salvage logging reborn

    President Clinton signs a compromise bill that calls for salvage logging on national forests.

  • Dan Beard resigns

    Dan Beard resigns as director of the Bureau of Reclamation to the disappointment of environmentalists.

  • Salvage logging wounded but not dead

    An award-winning salvage logging operation in Idaho provokes controversy and criticism.

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