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    Logging firms sour the West for trees

    Boise Cascade and the Louisiana-Pacific lumber companies export timber from Dixie National Forest to the chagrin of local companies.

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    Hail to the Chief

    A profile of Jack Ward Thomas, new chief of the Forest Service.

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    Faux deer draws faux hunters near Vail

    The Colorado Division of Wildlife catches outlaw hunters with Robodeer.

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    Save the salmon

    Idaho Governor Cecil Andrus publishes a brochure, "Snake River Salmon: National treasure at risk of extinction.'

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    The Xerces Society wages the battle for biological diversity by acting as an advocate for invertebrate populations.

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    Living with cougars

    The Colorado Division of Wildlife's brochure, "Living with Wildlife in Lion Country,' answers questions about cougars.

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    Once more, for the sturgeon

    Operators at Montana's Libby Dam will again try to keep the Kootenai River white sturgeon off the endangered species list.

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    Human activity must yield to bears

    The Forest Service changes reduces logging and roadbuilding in Flathead National Forest and Glacier National Park in order to protect grizzly habitat.

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    Groups blast recovery plan for four salmon runs

    A Snake River Chinook Recovery Team plan to truck salmon downstream does more to protect hydropower than fish, critics say.

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    More talk about wolves

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service extends its deadline for public comment on the wolf restoration project in Yellowstone.

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    Interior settles refuge lawsuit

    The Interior Department says it will stop grazing, motorboating and other secondary uses on the nation's wildlife refuges.

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    Wilderness is ransomed

    Forester Elizabeth Estill approves a controversial land trade that gives Tom Chapman 107 acres near Telluride in exchange for his 240-acre inholding in the West Elk Wilderness.

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    The decline and fall of salmon

    Logging, hydropower and fishing contribute to the decline of salmon in Oregon waters.

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    Western governers want help

    Governors from Idaho, Washington, California and Oregon ask the President to design a strategy to restore declining salmon runs.

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    I'll take that

    A hunter abandons a bull elk after a grizzly arrives on the scene.

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