November 13, 1995
Western forestry schools slowly begin to reflect the changes in modern forestry.
University of Idaho scientists Art Partridge and Jay O'Laughlin bring opposite viewpoints to the question of forest health.
Researchers at Northern Arizona University, led by Wallace Covington and Margaret Moore, try to inject science into the public policy debates over logging.
Oregon State University rejects its one-time advocacy of unsustainable forestry practices and begins to teach new forestry.
The University of Washington's innovative environmental institute and other new forestry programs are clearcut by a conservative dean.
President Clinton says the salvage rider to the rescissions bill he signed in July has opened up the wrong forests to logging.
The Forest Service reassigns District Ranger Guy Pence to Boise, Idaho, following two bombings in Carson City, Nev.
Republican "horror stories" about the Endangered Species Act may be backfiring, as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the media begin a belated debunking of them.
The Shoshone-Bannock and environmentalists protest the train shipment of high-level nuclear wastes bound for the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory.
"Measuring Change in Rural Communities" by economist Ray Rasker is a workbook to help changing communities understand themselves.
"Testimony," a collection of essays and poems by 20 Western writers, hopes to influence legislators to save Utah wilderness.
"Defending the Desert: Conserving Biodiversity on BLM Lands in the Southwest" by the Environmental Defense Fund is reviewed.
A survey by the Merck Family Fund shows that Americans want to simplify their lives but don't know how.
Faced with federal budget cuts, forestry schools learn to fund research through other sources and to collaborate with other scientists.
Jay O'Laughlin, director of the University of Idaho's Policy Analysis Group, denies the charges of industry bias leveled against his group.
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