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  • Old growth by the numbers

    Idaho environmentalists dispute the Clearwater National Forest's claim to have fulfilled a pledge to set aside 10 percent of the forest in old-growth reserves.

  • Using tools of destruction to restore redwoods

    Pacific Watershed Associates was started by former Forest Service geologists Bill Weaver and Danny Hagans to help restore watersheds and old-growth forests by erosion-proofing closed forest roads.

  • A patchwork peace unravels

    The uncertain truce set up by Pres. Clinton's 1993 Northwest Forest Plan is threatened by dissatisfaction as environmentalists, loggers and scientists still fight over remaining old growth and cannot agree how best to manage the forests.

  • Headwaters deal gets tougher

    Working on the bill that would protect the old-growth redwood Headwaters grove, the California Legislature adds tougher environmental standards for the land surrounding the trees, also owned by Pacific Lumber.

  • At Tahoe, it's agreed: old growth gets to stay

    Old-growth ponderosa pine trees in the Lake Tahoe Basin - both green and standing dead trees - will be protected from logging under a new regulation.

  • The Western Ancient Forest Campaign

    The Western Ancient Forest Campaign has a new office in California's Sierra Nevada foothills.

  • Ancient cedars get a life

    The Forest Service puts together a land swap that saves a 530-acre grove of 1,200-year-old trees from logging.

  • Big groups drop appeal

    A coalition of major environmental groups decides not to appeal Clinton's Option Nine Northwest forest plan.

  • Forest activists retrench and grope for support

    Pessimism and anxiety mark the fourth Western Ancient Forest Conference in Ashland, Ore.

  • Option 9 survives

    Judge upholds Clinton administration's Option 9 plan for forest management.

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