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  • One down, three to go

    Wilderness bills go to Washington, meet with some success

  • Wheelchairs and wilderness can coexist

    The writer backs an Idaho wilderness bill because one of its innovations is wheelchair access

  • Idaho wilderness bill is another Teapot Dome giveaway

    CON: Former wilderness ranger John Rember calls for the defeat of the "bad" wilderness bill sponsored by Idaho Republican Rep. Mike Simpson

  • Wilderness bill is a test for common-sense conservation in Idaho

    PRO: Conservationist Rick Johnson will tell a congressional committee this week why he supports a Republican congressman’s bill designating a new kind of wilderness for Idaho

  • Beehive state may get new wilderness — and more

    In Utah, an "omnibus" public-lands bill may create several new wilderness areas near Zion National Park, but at the same time authorize the auction of federal lands for development

  • Wilderness wallows in rural county

    Despite local support for the creation of a Badlands Wilderness Area east of Bend, Ore., the Deschutes County Commission votes to take no action at all on the matter

  • The little bill that... can't

    Despite nearly unanimous support for designating the Ojito Wilderness Area, New Mexico Sen. Pete Domenici, R, is stalling over reserved water rights and – according to critics – trying to undermine the Wilderness Act

  • A lesson in consensus from contentious Idaho

    The writer says that once ranchers and environmentalists found common ground, they started to cooperate to protect the wild Owyhee

  • Utah's wilderness warriors reply

    Scott Groene of the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance disagrees with a recent High Country News essay about the best way to protect our remaining wilderness

  • For wilderness, small can be beautiful

    The writer says as the 40th anniversary of the Wilderness Act approaches, it’s time to push small wilderness proposals, such as the White River in Utah

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