December 18, 1989
As habitat dwindles around the world, the Rocky Mountain West has become a stronghold for commercial poachers and illegal hunters seeking the last concentrations of trophy animals.
Critics charge that planners created a giant hole in the protection of the forest: Almost all its non-wilderness lands will be open to potential oil and gas development.
- Mark DeGregorio on Meet the aspiring ranger locked out by National Park Service practices
- Lael Bradshaw on New documentary offers a sharp look at the West’s water crisis
- Steve Snyder on Why has the National Park Service gotten whiter?
- Jim Schumont on Stop the rock-stacking
- Kate Schimel on Biking bill is a smokescreen for opening up wilderness