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  • Reviving the land-grant universities

    A conference on the role of land-grant universities is held at Colorado State University.

  • High Desert honors

    Earle A. Chiles Award recipient is sought for "thoughtful management" of the nation's resources.

  • Fish in the desert

    The Desert Fishes Council publishes a series of papers.

  • Fish and the Colorado River

    The U.S Fish and Wildlife Service sets hearings for endangered fish in the Colorado River Basin.

  • Biking beyond Boise

    'Mountain Biking in Southwest Idaho' by Stephen Steubner and Stephen Phipps is reviewed.

  • A chance to renew and refresh

    A mountain retreat is scheduled for environmental activists in New Mexico.

  • Phelps Dodge gets a D in mining

    The Phelps Dodge copper mining company is a bad neighbor, report shows.

  • Catron County's politics heat up as its land goes bankrupt

    Catron County, N.M., the home of the county independence movement, is a study of contrasts - its people heavily dependent on the federal government and its land and rivers dying.

  • Clinton has chance to change FERC

    Four of five Federal Energy Regulatory Commission board members are resigning.

  • Agency says: Let our logo go

    A controversy brews over a T-shirt spoofing the Forest Service logo.

  • New Mexico begins to regulate a huge mine

    Molycorp in Mew Mexico comes under fire from Concerned Citizens Del Norte for polluting the Red River.

  • Burnout on the slopes

    A Colorado ski instructor is suspended after poking a skier with a pole during an argument.

  • Wise-use ordinance challenged in Idaho

    Wise-use organizing tactics come under fire from several environmental groups.

  • They do shoot wild horses

    The BLM is searching for wild horse shooters.

  • State cites leaky lab

    Los Alamos National Laboratory is fined for storing leaky waste.

  • Not small for long

    A writer ranks the top 10 towns in America (Elko, Nev., wins).

  • Fossil battle continues

    The Black Hills Institute's battle for dinosaur bones continues.

  • Burning bill

    Montana can no longer burn hazardous waste near sensitive areas.

  • Utah county moves fast

    Utah's Grand County Road Board can't continue the Book Cliffs project.

  • The Dam that won't die

    A showdown between environmentalists and water project advocates nears on the Animus-La Plata water project.

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