High Country News May 15, 1995
Public hearings on the rewriting of the Endangered Species Act stir up controversy among environmentalists and their opponents.
Semi-special issue on Endangered Species Act; more responses to Margolis piece; reader surveys.
A wolf released in Yellowstone gives birth to pups near Red Lodge, Mont., after her mate is illegally killed.
A once-quiet hot springs is overwhelmed by visitors after guidebooks tout it.
Salt Lake City's expensive bid to host the 2002 Winter Olympics is meeting surprisingly lukewarm opposition from environmentalists.
Amid rumors of violence, the Forest Service backs down on its plan to cut the number of Kit and Sherry Laney's cows that graze a wilderness allotment.
Wilderness Society president Jon Roush is blasted for selling $140,000 worth of timber from his Western ranch.
As salmon runs in the Northwest diminish, the size of individual fish decreases too.
Heard Around the West
A digest of news reports on militias and the reaction to them in the West in the wake of the Oklahoma City bombing.
A writer thoughtfully considers the philosophical and religious ramifications of the struggle to save endangered species.
Jasper Carlton, head of the Biodiversity Legal Foundation in Boulder, Colo., was "guerilla lawyering" to protect threatened species in court.
Hank Fischer of Defenders of Wildlife tries to use communication and consensus-building to save endangered species.
An innovative Fish and Wildlife program called Partners for Wildlife faces dismantling, despite the success it has shown in working cooperatively with ranchers and landowners along Montana's Blackfoot River.
Saving the bull trout will require the cooperation of five states and 34 national forests.