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  • In the Washington woods, managers face a catch-22

    The Forests and Fish plan was supposed to help both salmon and the timber industry in Washington State, but clauses in the agreement may tilt it against wildlife

  • Troubled — and shallow — waters on the West's largest river

    The Columbia River Basin's serious drought means a hard choice between fish and hydropower

  • Who owns Klamath water — farmers or the public?

    A judge rules that Pacific Coast fishermen can intervene as a third party in a lawsuit between Klamath River Basin farmers and the federal government

  • Indian tribe to share refuge with feds

    The Nisqually Tribe will share management of recently purchased land in Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge in Washington with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

  • Small tribe in Idaho weighs big water deal

    The Nez Perce tribe is close to a major water-rights settlement with Idaho and the federal government, but not everyone thinks it’s a good idea for the tribe or for endangered salmon.

  • Follow-up

    Union of Concerned Scientists talks to concerned Fish and Wildlife Service employees; Mexican wolf reintroduction upheld in Southwest; 2002 Klamath fish kill means fewer salmon to catch and eat in future

  • Follow-up

    More than 33,000 fish died in Klamath River in 2002; Bill Barrett Corp. gets go-ahead for seismic testing near Utah’s Nine Mile Canyon; Building 771 at Rocky Flats demolished; Kennewick Man will not be reburied

  • Scientific Principle: Klamath whistleblower throws in the towel

    The biologist who blew the whistle on the National Marine Fisheries Service over Klamath River fish kill, resigns from his agency to protest the triumph of politics over science.

  • Salmon get a break from pesticides

    U.S. District Judge John Coughenour bans the use of 38 pesticides near streams that host endangered runs of salmon and steelhead in Washington, Oregon and California

  • In conservation contests, there are no slam dunks

    The increasing politicization of the courts is creating a hazardous landscape for conservationists, who need to diligently oppose anti-environmental judges

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