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  • Essays

    In surprising ways, wolves will restore natural balance

    The return of wolves to Yellowstone will affect an entire ecosystem.

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    Not much fuss over wolves in Canada

    Canadians don't understand why Americans are so anxious about wolves.

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    Canada provides $2000 wolves

    Canadian Gerald Gustavson was among 10 trappers hired to capture wolves for Yellowstone.

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    Wolves may not need Big Brother

    Wolf biologist Diane Boyd believes reintroduction is a mistake.

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    This mating is no game

    Federal biologists play matchmaker with Yellowstone's newly arrived wolves.

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    One bullet prompted regret

    Sheep rancher Leo Cottenoir regrets that he shot Yellowstone's last wolf in 1943.

  • Feature

    The wolves are back, big time

    The first wolves return to Yellowstone amid much fanfare and mixed reactions.

  • News

    Wilderness trader cashes in

    Developer Tom Chapman makes huge profit trading his wilderness inholding in the West Elks Wilderness for land near Telluride.

  • News

    Forest Service may finally evaluate grazing

    Environmental lawsuit demands the Forest Service do analyses for 150 grazing allotments on the Beaverhead National Forest.

  • News

    Option 9 survives

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

  • News

    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.

  • News

    Imported wolves lope off into Idaho wilderness

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

  • News

    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.

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