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    A $100,000 tortoise

    The Silver State Leasing Co. receives $100,000 fine for killing a desert tortoise during construction near Las Vegas.

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    Wilderness bill for Colorado advances

    The Colorado House approves legislation proposing 711,170 new acres of wilderness.

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    The last sockeye?

    Only three sockeye salmon return to spawn at Redfish Lake.

  • Essays

    How the Forest Service dug itself into a very deep pit

    The Forest Service mismanages timber sales in Utah's Dixie National Forest.

  • Book Reviews

    Film indicts clearcuts

    'Wilderness: The Last Stand', a film by Miranda Smith, criticizes the timber industry and the Forest Service in Montana.

  • News

    Here comes trouble

    Trouble, the bear, escapes from captivity and heads home.

  • News

    A culinary threat to desert tortoises

    A Tacoma man is arrested for harvesting desert tortoises he planned to serve at a wedding feast.

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    Wildlife refuge starts to heal

    Overgrazing threatens Oregon's Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge.

  • News

    State can cut its trees

    A federal court in San Francisco rules that timber grown on Washington state lands can be exported.

  • News

    Do grizzlies need more protection?

    A legal battle rages over reclassification of grizzlies from threatened to endangered species.

  • Essays

    Wolf recovery needs our help

    The wolf recovery program in Yellowstone needs public support.

  • Feature

    Fish-killing dams may be razed

    A soon-to-be-released study may recommend dam removal as the best, and perhaps only, way of reviving Chinook salmon in the Elwha River.

  • Related Stories

    Salmon spawn a swarm of lawsuits

    A summary of pending lawsuits between the government, salmon advocates and hydropower interests.

  • Feature

    Four dams must go, activist says

    Idaho's Lower Snake River dams block salmon recovery.

  • Book Reviews

    New den for grizzly research

    Jackson Hole will become the home of the Yellowstone Grizzly Foundation's center for bear research.

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