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  • The BLM wields fork and spatula over the West's wildlands

    The writer says the "Great Barbecue" of the 1920s is back: The federal government is leasing land for oil and gas as fast as it can

  • Freewheeling wilderness proposal irks purists

    The Lewis and Clark Mount Hood Wilderness Act would allow mountain bikers and chain saws into a proposed Oregon wilderness

  • American — and proud of it

    There’s nothing like a trip to Europe to make an American appreciate living in a country that still has wilderness.

  • American — and proud of it

    Scorned as an American by strangers abroad , the writer finds good reasons to be proud of her country

  • A water-and-wilderness bill kicks up dust in Nevada

    Critics say an economic development initiative could suck desert springs and rural counties dry

  • Wilderness up for lease

    Citizen-proposed wilderness areas in the West are the latest battleground in the war over oil and gas drilling on the public lands

  • Mountain bikers go wild

    Mountain bikers in the Central Oregon Trail Alliance favor creation of a Badlands Wilderness Area near Bend, Ore., even if they can’t ride in it

  • Watch out Mars, we don’t treat frontiers with respect

    The writer says forget Mars, we’ve got trouble on our Western frontier

  • Proposed wilderness on the auction block

    A list of the wilderness inventory areas and citizens’ wilderness proposal areas being offered for oil and gas leasing by the BLM includes lands in New Mexico, Wyoming, Colorado and Utah

  • Two decades of hard work, plowed under

    The Bush administration opens up wild lands to oil and gas drilling, pulling the rug out from under two decades of citizen wilderness activism

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