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  • 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.

  • Logging firms sour the West for trees

    Boise Cascade and the Louisiana-Pacific lumber companies export timber from Dixie National Forest to the chagrin of local companies.

  • J'accuse in Oregon

    The Hells Canyon Preservation Council claims the Forest Service is guilty of desecrating petroglyphs by building roads to Pittsburg Landing.

  • Hail to the Chief

    A profile of Jack Ward Thomas, new chief of the Forest Service.

  • Faux deer draws faux hunters near Vail

    The Colorado Division of Wildlife catches outlaw hunters with Robodeer.

  • BOMBING IDAHO'S HIGH DESERT

    The Air Force wants to designate much of Idaho's Owyhee County as the Big Springs Training Range.

  • How the auto and airplane teamed up to destroy the Grand Canyon

    Bruce Babbitt's plan to alleviate overcrowding at Grand Canyon involves eliminating cars, planes and Tusayan, Ariz.

  • Grand Central Canyon

    The National Park Service weighs the benefits of four management plans limiting numbers within Grand Canyon National Park.

  • Save the salmon

    Idaho Governor Cecil Andrus publishes a brochure, "Snake River Salmon: National treasure at risk of extinction.'

  • All about pesticides

    The Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticide Reform publishes the "Journal of Pesticide Reform'.

  • Wild in Montana

    The Montana Wilderness Association holds its 35th annual convention in Helena.

  • SAVE THE SPINELESS

    The Xerces Society wages the battle for biological diversity by acting as an advocate for invertebrate populations.

  • Living with cougars

    The Colorado Division of Wildlife's brochure, "Living with Wildlife in Lion Country,' answers questions about cougars.

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