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    Option 9 survives

    Judge upholds Clinton administration's Option 9 plan for forest management.

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    Yellowstone bison guts pile up

    Bison straying from Yellowstone into Montana are slaughtered because of brucellosis fears.

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    So far, wolf reintroduction survives legal challenge

    Legal wrangling over wolf reintroduction persists until the last minute.

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    Imported wolves lope off into Idaho wilderness

    Four wolves are returned to Idaho's Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness.

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    Are grizzlies safe?

    Federal biologists say grizzlies are "recovered" and no longer need endangered species protection in greater Yellowstone area.

  • Book Reviews

    Grim reading

    Six scientific groups report that the Eastside forests are in terrible shape.

  • Book Reviews

    RX for forests

    The Forest Service proposes 330 projects to reduce the threat of fire and disease while also providing logs for timber.

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    Raising hell

    The Forest Service's Hells Canyon Overlook Project provokes charges that the canyon will be turned into a tourist trap.

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    Grazing reformers banned from hunting

    National and Montana Wildlife Federation members are banned from hunting on the Japanese-owned Selkirk Ranch because of the federation's stance on grazing reform.

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    Coming soon: A leaner, more ecological agency

    Forest Service Chief Jack Ward Thomas unveils plan to "reinvent" the agency over the next two years.

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    Agency condemns cabin as a teardown

    Forest Service plans to tear down a 63-year-old cabin some call a "historical, aesthetical and botanical treasure."

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    A penchant for pee

    Colorado mountain goats craving salt raid campgrounds in search of hikers' urine.

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    Timber sale killed

    The Forest Service is ordered to abandon the Long Draw timber sale in Colorado's Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forest.

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    Home, home on the subdivisions

    Yellowstone's growing bison population provokes controversy over brucellosis when they stray past park's boundaries.

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    Northwest council says salmon should float

    Northwest Power Planning Council approves plan to draw down Snake River reservoirs to aid salmon migration.

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