October 2, 1995
The owners of the Mantle Ranch in Colorado's Moffat County are threatening to begin massive development of their two inholdings inside Dinosaur National Monument.
Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt denounces the 1872 Mining Law for forcing him to sign over 110 acres of Idaho land worth $1 billion to a Danish mining company for $275.
Sportsmen and conservationists criticize Craig Thomas for not considering public access in his bill to turn over BLM land to states.
Utah Rep. James Hansen continues to push a bill recommending parks for closure by tacking it onto voter legislation.
Frustrated in their desire to legally appeal old-growth timber sales, Oregon environmentalists take to civil disobedience.
Southern Oregon environmentalists say the Forest Service is "killing the patient" by logging fungus-infected Port Orford cedars.
The Forest Service again tries to remove domestic sheep from Hells Canyon National Recreation Area in order to protect bighorn sheep.
After a dog is caught in a wire snare trap, Aspen area residents organize to fight sport trapping of wildlife.
Proselytizing and fund-raising religious groups, as well as Park Service Director Roger Kennedy's occasional religious remarks, create controversy in national parks.
Fund-raising and free speech regulations in the national parks affect both secular and religious groups.
An exhibit called "Inventing the Southwest: The Fred Harvey Company and Native American Art," goes on display in Phoenix, Ariz.
The Political Economy Research Center's report, "Turning a Profit on Public Forests," suggests free-market solutions to environmental problems.
The Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides releases a report called "Toxic Water," showing that pesticides harm salmon.