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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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    Critics want foresters fired

    Environmentalists urge Jack Ward Thomas to remove the two top forest managers in the agency's Southwest region.

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    Wildlife refuge needs money

    An Interior Department report concludes that many wildlife refuges suffer from neglect.

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    Poachers zero in on Yellowstone's prized wildlife

    More poachers take wildlife from Yellowstone.

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    Agency inches toward diversity

    District Ranger Melissa Blackwell cites her career as proof that the Forest Service is dropping gender barriers and shifting priorities.

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    Let the market help

    Defenders of Wildlife publishes a report, "Economic Incentives into the Endangered Species Act.'

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    Clearcuts and the Clearwater

    The Sierra Club and the Idaho Wilderness Society agree to a Forest Service plan to cut 80 million board-feet in Idaho.

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    Salvage sales assailed

    Several groups sue the Forest Service to block salvage timber sales in Idaho.

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    Maybe another wolf

    Biologists can't confirm if a video shot in Hayden Valley of Yellowstone shows an endangered gray wolf.

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    Ranger prods and and pulls her district in a new direction

    Kamas District Ranger Melissa Blackwell represents a new direction for the National Forest Service.

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