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    Judge bumps snail off endangered species list

    U.S. District judge removes snail from the endangered species list for procedural reasons.

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    The third man

    Gray Reynolds takes the place of retiring Forest Service Deputy Chief James Overbay.

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    Lost and found study

    Lost report that shows wilderness could benefit Utah surfaces at the statehouse

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    Poachers target grizzlies

    Poachers are killing grizzly bears in the Selkirk Mountains

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    Poacher gets light sentence

    A hunter pleads guilty to poaching elk in Yellowstone National Park.

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    Are bears counted twice?

    A National Park Service scientist complains that there are no reliable statistics on grizzly populations in Yellowstone.

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    The plan in brief

    The National Park Service's plan for grizzly recovery in Yellowstone is summarized.

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    Grizzly recovery plan could doom bears, critics say

    Environmentalists and wildlife biologists criticize a Forest Service plan to manage grizzlies in Yellowstone.

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    Struggling species in Colorado

    The Colorado Division of Wildlife adds the boreal toad and the Rio Grande sucker to the endangered list, and the Mexican spotted owl to the threatened list.

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    Sierra Club to back big wildlands bill

    The Sierra Club joins the Alliance for the Wild Rockies in backing the Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act.

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    BPA proposes a fish trust

    Rep. Pete DeFazio wants the Bonneville Power Administration to turn over its salmon restoration program to a more wildlife-oriented agency.

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    Agency makes it harder to steal trees

    Forest Service Chief Dale Robertson creates an independent law-enforcement branch.

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    The missing lynx

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agrees to launch a multistate search for the rare lynx.

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    Andrus' suit gains support

    A coalition of environmentalists and business owners support Idaho Gov. Cecil Andrus' suit to hold dam operators responsible for killing salmon.

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    Newspaper series unsettles the Northwest

    The "Spokesman-Review' publishes a series about Forest Service mismanagement in five national forests in the Northwest.

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