October 18, 1993
A community mobilizes to regain a lost Mexican land grant.
Tara O'Toole is confirmed as assistant secretary for environment, health and safety after being blackballed by Sen. Malcolm Wallop as a radical.
New York sculptor Robert Berks wants to build 1,000 bronze bison on the Beaver Rim "Area of Critical Environmental Concern" in Wyoming.
The Forest Service spares a stand of Colorado old-growth slated for cutting after pleas from environmentalists.
The Forest Service screening of sales of old-growth timber east of the Cascades draws protest from loggers.
Earth First! and other environmental groups claim victory after preventing logging and slowing Forest Service road building efforts in the Cove-Mallard timber sale area.
Trouble, the grizzly that escaped from a wildlife refuge, is shot and killed by hunter Timothy O'Leary.
The Idaho National Engineering Laboratory is developing a tube for young fish to help them swim through dams.
Idaho Governor Cecil Andrus sues federal agencies in an attempt to save endangered salmon on the Snake and Columbia rivers.
The BLM comes under fire from the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance for misplacing $1.2 million in grazing fees.
Leroy Jackson, a Navajo environmentalist and anti-logging activist, is found dead under suspicious circumstances.
American Rivers will hold a party and conference to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.
The Society of Environmental Journalists and Investigative Reporters and Editors host two conferences for writers on the environment.
The Spring Mountains Association gains National Recreation Area status for the Spring Mountains, an area within Toiyabe National Forest.
Miners and environmentalists search for common ground in the 1872 Mining Law reform struggle at a forum in Reno.
The Native American Rights Fund publishes its annual report on its efforts to protect Native American religion and sacred lands.
- Lowell Jones on Pot growers put huge energy demand on the grid
- Denise Fort on Why are Western attorneys general going rogue?
- Mike Sennett on Looking back on a century of poisoning predators
- Pat Munday on The Greatest Generation at its worst
- Charles Fox on Looking back on a century of poisoning predators