Coeur d'Alene Resort will serve as the backdrop for "Dynamics of Northern Idaho Forests: A Symposium on Plants, Animals and People," Feb. 2-3. Sponsors include the Sierra Club, the Intermountain Forest Industries Association and the Bureau of Land Management. Write North Idaho Forest Symposium, P.O. Box 564, Potlatch, ID 83855 (208/875-1528).
Chip away at today's pressing mining issues at
a free workshop sponsored by the Santa Fe Group Sierra Club
Conservation Committee. "To Make a Mine You've got to Break a Few
Rocks: A Workshop on Mining and Its Effects on Public and Private
Land" will take place Jan. 13 in Santa Fe. For details, contact
Courtney White, 621 Old Santa Fe Trail, Suite 10, Santa Fe, NM
There's still time to nominate environmental volunteers for a Sol
Feinstone Environmental Award. Up to five people receive $1,000
each. Contact the Feinstone Environmental Awards Committee by Dec.
31 at the State University of New York, College of Environmental
Science and Forestry, 204 Bray Hall, 1 Forestry Drive, Syracuse, NY
Regional poets are invited to enter their wild
words in the 11th annual Utah Wilderness Poetry Competition.
Winners receive $100 and publication in UWA Review. Deadline for
entries is Feb. 15. For a copy of guidelines, send an SASE to
Poetry, c/o Utah Wilderness Association, 455 East 400 South #205,
Salt Lake City, UT 84111.