March 18, 1996
In a changing West, the land-grant universities' cooperative extension programs must rethink their mission.
New Mexico State's Range Improvement Task Force has often been accused of being a front for the livestock industry.
Hudson Glimp of the University of Nevada's College of Agriculture seeks to create "sustainable agreement" in public-lands grazing.
Extension agent Barb Andreozzi offers creative ideas and practical assistance to help Anaconda, Mont., prosper again.
Extension foresters in Idaho help the sisters of St. Gertrude's Monastery manage their forests in a way that balances economics with ecology and spirituality.
Montana State University turns to "electronic extension" to meet the information needs of the state's widely scattered population.
Campaign politics and the prospect of summer protests are pushing President Clinton and Congress toward dismantling or changing the salvage logging rider.
Idaho Rep. Helen Chenoweth is accused of misusing money; Utah's Enid Waldholtz will retire; Colorado Democrats are divided over ethics of accepting PAC money; in Oregon Peter DeFazio drops out of race to replace Mark Hatfield.
In Montana's Glacier National Park, young grizzlies have begun to eschew hibernation and prowl the park in winter, pilfering the kills of wolves and mountain lions.
In Colorado, a bill to gut state law 1041, which allows local communities to have strict land-use regulations, is pulled from consideration in the House.
A Desert Wildlands Revival: Water, Wildlife and Wilderness in the High Desert conference in Burns, Oregon.
The Nuclear Regulatory Agency's decision to cap 130 acres of radioactive debris with dirt on the bank of the Colorado River near Moab, Utah, angers local residents.
Federal employees and outside experts under the auspices of AFSEEE develop a management plan for the Columbia Basin - a volunteer effort that cost taxpayers nothing.
County Commissioner John Clarke's primer, "The Code of the West," seeks to help newcomers adjust to rural Larimer County, Colo.
Kenneth Perry's topographic map of "The Colorado Plateau and its Drainage" is like seeing the West from heaven.
The Oregon State University Extension hosts "Small Farming in Oregon" March 29-30 at Linfield College.
In his own words, extension agent Edmund Gomez describes how the Rural Agriculture Improvement Project seeks to help New Mexico's poor farmers.
- Guy Durrant on Giving thanks and looking forward
- Sarah Gilman on Closure of federal sheep facility would be a victory for grizzlies
- Gretchen King on Sage grouse found walking through Wyoming underpass
- Robb Cadwell on We can do our part to defuse the West
- Robb Cadwell on Wyoming grapples with how to fund wildlife conservation