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High Country News May 16, 1994

Feature

Babbitt is trying to nationalize the BLM

Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt discusses at the first-ever BLM summit plans to revolutionize the BLM.

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Dear friends

Lisa Jones on land grant university project; HCN receives honors; Fish mail.

News

National Park Service is put on a starvation diet

New Park Service director Roger Kennedy plans sweeping reorganization and job cuts.

Court rains on title to Colorado land grant

Residents of the San Luis Valley win a victory in court for their land-use rights on the Taylor Ranch.

Jicarilla Indians expand their reservation

Jicarilla Apaches acquire new lands around their New Mexico reservation.

Lawsuit is launched against grazing in Montana

National Wildlife Federation files suit to stop public-lands grazing in Montana.

The Not O.K. Corral

Rancher Cliven Bundy refuses to pay grazing fees to BLM.

It ain't Antioch

Lance Craighead studies grizzly mating habits in Alaska.

At last, a California desert bill

California Desert Protection Act nears approval.

Woodlot owners at risk

Landowners risk being taken advantage of by unscrupulous private loggers.

A spinning door

Former BLM official Joe Hall is hired as consultant by Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District.

Sleuth says wolves are usually innocent

Carter Niemeyer investigates so-called wolf-killed livestock and finds wolves are usually innocent.

A bright idea

A federal grant will install residential solar systems for rural customers.

BLM OKs drilling near cave, sort of

BLM will allow drilling for gas near Carlsbad Caverns National Park, with some reservations.

Cities fight to keep water out of the Platte

The South Platte River is being captured by cities.

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Montana wolves can't find safe habitat

The Sawtooth wolf pack in Montana is having trouble finding a home.

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