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    Battle for wilderness takes a break

    Earth First! and other environmental groups claim victory after preventing logging and slowing Forest Service road building efforts in the Cove-Mallard timber sale area.

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    Agency leans toward a controversial land trade

    Developer Tom Chapman strikes a deal with the Forest Service on a controversial land swap.

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    New policy for old growth

    The Forest Service screening of sales of old-growth timber east of the Cascades draws protest from loggers.

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    Lovesick and lost

    An elk wanders into a canal and is rescued by state game officials.

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    Colorado old growth saved

    The Forest Service spares a stand of Colorado old-growth slated for cutting after pleas from environmentalists.

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    Wolves start a family in eastern Montana

    A family of wolves settles near Augusta, Mont., as the wolf re-introduction debate rages in Yellowstone.

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    Restarting the Hart

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wants to remove all livestock from an antelope refuge in order to conduct an ecosystem management restoration program.

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    Ailing Ecosystems

    Former government biologist, Mark Shaffer, proposes the Endangered Species Act be extended to include entire ecosystems called lifelands.

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    Wolf killed in Montana

    A wolf is shot illegally in Montana.

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    Snarls dominate lightly attended wolf hearings

    Protesters at hearings throughout Wyoming demonstrate against wolf reintroduction in Yellowstone.

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    Baptism of fire

    Though the Yellowstone forest recovery is well under way, moose still suffer.

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    Tree-spikers nailed

    The first two people convicted under federal tree-spiking laws will spend time behind bars.

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    Rancher acquitted in Montana

    A jury acquits rancher Paul Berger of charges that he poisoned eagles in Montana.

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    On this forest, multiple use is logging, and logging

    An advocacy group's efforts to protect the Black Hill's ecosystem from too much logging is hindered by a lack of scientific data.

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    What's in a name?

    Animal Damage Control will change its name to Wildlife Services.

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