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  • A call for modest reform

    The time is ripe for moderate reform of the conservation easement system

  • 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

  • BLM land sold without study

    The Lincoln County Lands Bill, modeled after the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act, is already selling off land, although an environmental assessment ordered by a judge was never carried out

  • Nevada desert to be sold for debt relief

    The Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act is making money from auctioning off the Las Vegas valley desert – and the Bush administration would like to get its hands on that money

  • Arizona returns to the desert

    Rampant growth in the Phoenix area and a severe drought on the Colorado River challenge Arizona's water sustainability.

  • Is Preble's just another meadow mouse?

    The Fish and Wildlife Service wants to delist the threatened Preble’s meadow jumping mouse, on the grounds that the animal is genetically identical to a more common species

  • Wyoming wildlife faces twin threats

    A major pronghorn migration route near Pinedale, Wyo., gets squeezed by new subdivisions and oil and gas drill rigs

  • A problem any city would love to have

    Boulder, Colo., is trying to figure out how to keep its beloved parks and open space from being overused

  • In Oregon, a lesson learned the hard way

    Oregon’s famed land-use laws take a stake to the heart, thanks to voter ire and planners' failure to explain the benefits of a system that has kept strip-malls and sprawl to a minimum

  • Can Vail find room for its workers?

    Vail, Colo., is facing a crisis about where to house the workers who keep the town running

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