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High Country News June 28, 1993

Now showing in the Grand Canyon: L.A. smog

Feature

The blurring of the West

Governors of eight Western states begin work on a strategy to protect the region's world-class air before it's too late.

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Essays

How the Forest Service dug itself into a very deep pit

The Forest Service mismanages timber sales in Utah's Dixie National Forest.

One of a kind: David Brower

Ed Marston profiles David Brower against the backdrop of the economic cycles of former mining town, Telluride, Colo.

News

How L-P soiled the air and itself

Louisiana-Pacific is fined $11.1 million for violating the Clean Air Act.

Nature's helper: A Sculptor who builds habitat

Wyoming sculptor Lynne Hull creates art that provides habitat for animals.

Author of Eco-Warriors is jailed

The incarcerated author Rik Scarce says the First Amendment protects scholarly research, including his on the radical environmental movement.

Wildlife refuge starts to heal

Overgrazing threatens Oregon's Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge.

A culinary threat to desert tortoises

A Tacoma man is arrested for harvesting desert tortoises he planned to serve at a wedding feast.

Here comes trouble

Trouble, the bear, escapes from captivity and heads home.

Pistol-packing pickers

Mushroom harvesters are fired upon when they get too close to commercial pickers in Oregon.

Artist creates sculpture with a point

Idaho sculptor Bernie Jestrabek-Hart creates animals out of recycled materials.

Floods fade, fires feared

Current floods don't signal an end to the West's drought.

Book Reviews

Environmental heroines

Tambrands sponsors the Environmental Women of Action awards.

Film indicts clearcuts

'Wilderness: The Last Stand', a film by Miranda Smith, criticizes the timber industry and the Forest Service in Montana.

Go with the flow

Oregon State University sponsors a class on rivers.

Great Basin Adventures

Several Great Basin trips are available.

Montana for grownups

'The Montana Frontier: Old Dreams, New Realities' conference will be hosted by Montana State University.

Rails with trails

The Rails to Trails Conservancy says that trails can be built next to active rail lines.

Takings and givings

'The Workbook', a guide to the skirmishes over grazing and the Catron County movement by Barry Sims, is reviewed.

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