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  • Big profits at big price

    Wealthy corporations control, and abuse, a disproportionate amount of available forage according to a National Wildlife Federation report.

  • Wild flicks

    The 16th International Wildlife Film Festival will be held in Missoula.

  • The whole enchilada

    The Colorado Environmental Coalition will map the major ecosystems of the Rockies.

  • Revisiting the frontier thesis

    A conference on changing western communities will be held at California's University of Redlands.

  • Just looking = $$

    An Arizona report shows wildlife brings tourist dollars.

  • Free to ski

    The Backcountry Ski Alliance wants non-motorized areas designated on Colorado public lands.

  • Fish and the Colorado River

    Critical habitat areas are proposed to protect the Colorado squawfish, the humpback chub, the bonytail chub, and the razorback sucker.

  • Energy reports

    The DOE seeks comments on reports that examine problems within the agency.

  • Broader than Oregon

    The Oregon Rivers Council changes its name to the Pacific Rivers Council.

  • Bottles up

    Coors Brewing Co. will recycle glass from its recycling center in Colorado.

  • A new peer group

    Jeff Debonis will help start PEER: Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility.

  • Drilling approved in Montana

    Environmental groups will appeal a decision allowing exploratory oil drilling in the Badger - Two Medicine Wilderness Area.

  • Can a collegial approach at the top transform DOE?

    Newly appointed DOE head, Hazel O'Leary, charts a new course for the Department of Energy.

  • A melting pot for unrelated agencies

    A brief history of the Department of Energyis outlined.

  • Two underground resources clash in New Mexico

    Oil and gas exploration threatens a pristine cave system.

  • Ornery grand jury

    A grand jury report on the environmental crimes at the Rocky Flats nuclear bomb plant is released.

  • Colorado is likely to get a so-so wilderness bill

    A Colorado wilderness bill abandons the 1964 Wilderness Act and compromises on water rights.

  • Words into chairs

    Earth Partners wants to turn old newspapers into fiberboard at a Nevada plant.

  • Predator control in Utah is attacked

    ADC comes under fire in Utah after predators are killed illegally.

  • Montana wolves lose their advocate

    Wolf biologist, Mike Jimenez, loses his job in Ninemile Valley, Montana.

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