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High Country News April 18, 1994

Feature

The salmon win one: Judge tells agencies to obey the law

Ruling calls for major reevaluation of Columbia and Snake river dams.

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News

Explosives "rearrange' a class 6 river rapid

American Rivers offers reward for information on destruction of Quartzite Falls in Salt River Canyon Wilderness.

Wilderness developer accused of fraud

Tom Chapman hoped to force Forest Service into swapping for his West Elks Wilderness land, former Chapman business associate says.

Wolves get green light

Wolves to be reintroduced into Yellowstone National Park as experiment.

Hopis attack false kachinas

Hopis want Navajos to stop mass producing kachinas.

Bats need a home

Legislation to seal abandoned mines threatens bat habitat.

Coal firm may pull its straw out of aquifer

Hopi Tribe pushes for Peabody Western Coal Co. to build a pipeline and stop pumping groundwater.

Babbitt backs plans to kill predators

Bureau of Land Management tries to outmaneuver opponents of predator control.

Wallop bows out

Wyoming Sen. Malcolm Wallop won't run for re-election.

Sea lions slated for killing

Northwest legislators want sea lions killed to protect steelhead.

South Pass reconsidered

Wyoming environmental group gets Bureau of Land Management to reconsider the route of a natural gas pipeline over historic South Pass.

Seattle resident turns open sewers back into streams

John Beal crusades to restore northwest streams.

Recovery plan bearly there

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Grizzly Bear Recovery Plan will fail, groups say in lawsuit.

Wildlife advocates stand firm

Idaho Fish and Game goes against Gov. Cecil Andrus' wish and opposes Owyhee Canyon bombing range.

Book Reviews

A leaking public lands fund

Groups urge better use of Land and Water Conservation Fund.

Northwest forest watchers

Methow Forest Watch making a difference in Northwest forests.

Charisma counts

Survey shows federal recovery money goes to well-known, favored species.

A word for the wild

Colorado Environmental Coalition seeks to identify remarkable rivers.

From driveways to watersheds

Effort launched to reduce nonpoint pollution to Truckee River through education and conservation.

Consensus on tape

Video shows how Oregon Watershed Improvement Coalition helped improve Oregon watersheds.

Heroes and zeroes

League of Conservation Voters say Western politicians have some of the worst environmental voting records.

Recylcing service goes regional

RecycleNet electronic bulletin board encourages sharing of recycling information.

Talk wild

Student Conservation Association seeks speakers.

Essays

A forester thrives in the belly of the beast

Len Lankford manages private Colorado forests for sustainable yield.

Related Stories

A guide to the players

A guide to federal agencies involved in salmon issues.

New plan will protect salmon habitat

"Pacfish" proposal would protect riparian areas of northwest.

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