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  • Pombo takes on the Endangered Species Act

    On his 12th attempt, Rep. Richard Pombo, R-Calif., succeeds in pushing a bill through the U.S. House designed to reform the Endangered Species Act and end critical habitat protection

  • Yellowstone's Grizzlies A success story

    The National Wildlife Federation believes that the federal government’s proposal to remove Yellowstone’s grizzlies from the endangered species list represents a tremendous achievement

  • Yellowstone’s Grizzlies Not out of the woods yet

    Many environmentalists say the Yellowstone grizzly is a long way from being recovered, and that delisting the bear is premature and could spell disaster for the species

  • Agency slashes critical habitat for salmon

    Faced with a lawsuit by the National Association of Home Builders, NOAA Fisheries decides to strip protections from four-fifths of the currently designated critical habitat for salmon

  • The harder they spawn, the quicker they die

    Silvery minnows had a good run this year on New Mexico’s Middle Rio Grande, but an increase in the number of dead fish has prompted the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to raise the "incidental take" numbers allowed for the species

  • Lawsuit spurs endangered species reviews

    Some property-owners are pushing for more reviews of various endangered species in a move that some environmentalists fear is an attempt to undermine species protection

  • Ferret recovery pioneer moves on

    District Ranger Bill Perry, who led the effort to help restore endangered black-footed ferrets, is leaving South Dakota’s Buffalo Gap National Grassland for a job in Washington, D.C.

  • D.C. and the West: Worlds apart

    Washington, D.C., seems like another planet when seen from the West, as the political stories in this issue of the paper suggest

  • For salmon, a crucial moment of decision

    A judge has thrown out the Bush administration’s salmon protection plan, setting the stage for dramatic changes to the federal hydropower system

  • Cows versus condos -- Northwest style

    Some say that Washington’s Forests and Fish rules could be so hard on small timber farms that the owners are likely to sell out to development, to the detriment of salmon and other wildlife

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