High Country News December 13, 1993
A profile of Jack Ward Thomas, new chief of the Forest Service.
Kamas District Ranger Melissa Blackwell represents a new direction for the National Forest Service.
District Ranger Melissa Blackwell cites her career as proof that the Forest Service is dropping gender barriers and shifting priorities.
The Colorado Division of Wildlife catches outlaw hunters with Robodeer.
The Hells Canyon Preservation Council claims the Forest Service is guilty of desecrating petroglyphs by building roads to Pittsburg Landing.
Boise Cascade and the Louisiana-Pacific lumber companies export timber from Dixie National Forest to the chagrin of local companies.
Department of Energy limits MRS grants to counties or Indian tribes which agree to accept high-level nuclear waste.
Biologists can't confirm if a video shot in Hayden Valley of Yellowstone shows an endangered gray wolf.
The Department of Energy announces it will add 68 jobs to the $8 billion Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico.
Several groups sue the Forest Service to block salvage timber sales in Idaho.
Environmental groups charge that BLM land is overgrazed by cattle owned by Hewlett-Packard electronics moguls.
The Tom Horn Society claims responsibility for the bombing of a BLM office in Reno.
The Sierra Club and the Idaho Wilderness Society agree to a Forest Service plan to cut 80 million board-feet in Idaho.
The House of Represenatives passes a bill to launch the National Biological Survey.
The House of Represenatives passes a bill to reform the 1872 Mining Law.
Record numbers of Germans are touring the west.
The Air Force wants to designate much of Idaho's Owyhee County as the Big Springs Training Range.
Tree Free EcoPaper sells paper products made wihout wood.
The Montana Audubon Council releases a study showing the Clean Water Act is vital to the state's wetlands.
Defenders of Wildlife publishes a report, "Economic Incentives into the Endangered Species Act.'
The Women Climbers Northwest group releases its 1994 calendar.
The University of Washington holds a seminar entitled "Pacific Salmon and their Ecosystems.'
The managers of Telluride Ski Resort reach a settlement with the EPA in a suit over the largest wetland violation in Colorado history.
The Utah Wilderness Association sponsors its 9th annual wilderness poetry competition.
An essay on the changing nature of affluence in today's economy.