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  • The road to affluence

    An essay on the changing nature of affluence in today's economy.

  • Agency inches toward diversity

    District Ranger Melissa Blackwell cites her career as proof that the Forest Service is dropping gender barriers and shifting priorities.

  • Wilderness poets lookout

    The Utah Wilderness Association sponsors its 9th annual wilderness poetry competition.

  • Wetlands at a distance

    The managers of Telluride Ski Resort reach a settlement with the EPA in a suit over the largest wetland violation in Colorado history.

  • Salmon symposium

    The University of Washington holds a seminar entitled "Pacific Salmon and their Ecosystems.'

  • Put her at the top

    The Women Climbers Northwest group releases its 1994 calendar.

  • Let the market help

    Defenders of Wildlife publishes a report, "Economic Incentives into the Endangered Species Act.'

  • Wanderlust West

    Record numbers of Germans are touring the west.

  • Mining reform moves closer

    The House of Represenatives passes a bill to reform the 1872 Mining Law.

  • How many are there?

    The House of Represenatives passes a bill to launch the National Biological Survey.

  • Clearcuts and the Clearwater

    The Sierra Club and the Idaho Wilderness Society agree to a Forest Service plan to cut 80 million board-feet in Idaho.

  • The return of Tom Horn?

    The Tom Horn Society claims responsibility for the bombing of a BLM office in Reno.

  • Groups say rich ranchers get free ride

    Environmental groups charge that BLM land is overgrazed by cattle owned by Hewlett-Packard electronics moguls.

  • Salvage sales assailed

    Several groups sue the Forest Service to block salvage timber sales in Idaho.

  • Jobs flow to WIPP

    The Department of Energy announces it will add 68 jobs to the $8 billion Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico.

  • Maybe another wolf

    Biologists can't confirm if a video shot in Hayden Valley of Yellowstone shows an endangered gray wolf.

  • Congress halts MRS grants

    Department of Energy limits MRS grants to counties or Indian tribes which agree to accept high-level nuclear waste.

  • Ranger prods and and pulls her district in a new direction

    Kamas District Ranger Melissa Blackwell represents a new direction for the National Forest Service.

  • Montana's disappearing wetlands

    The Montana Audubon Council releases a study showing the Clean Water Act is vital to the state's wetlands.

  • Look Ma, no trees

    Tree Free EcoPaper sells paper products made wihout wood.

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