Items by Bill Taylor
A program called Volunteer-led Investigations of Neighborhood Ecology (VINE) introduces urban children to nature, as demonstrated by Denver's Garden Place Academy.
Under the salvage logging rider, thousands of acres of habitat of the endangered marbled murrelet may be cut in coastal Washington and Oregon.
The Colorado Air National Guard's plan to increase training flights over the Sangre de Cristo and Wet Mountains and the San Luis Valley upsets locals, including contemplative monks in Crestone.
Recklessness and speed killed nine snowmobilers last winter in Wyoming near Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks.
The new Arizona Preserve Initiative allows conservationists to lease state lands, but only those within a three-mile radius of major cities.
Native Americans and environmentalists protest a salvage rider timber sale on Oregon's Enola Hill, saying the area is full of sites sacred to Northwestern tribes.
A dangerous build-up of hydrogen gas at the closed Rocky Flats nuclear facility near Denver, Colo., has activists very worried.
A group of concerned Ellensburg, Wash., citizens succeeds in getting 12 tall, unsightly power poles removed from downtown.
Northwestern salmon advocates are shocked by Oregon's decision to extend a permit for Boeing Aviation to divert twice the amount of Columbia River water used yearly by the city of Portland.
Diné CARE, the group monitoring environmental issues on the Navajo Nation, hires Christine Benally as its new director.
The destruction of two dams on Washington's Elwha River comes closer to reality after President Clinton allots $11 million to the project.
The Olympic Watch League (OWL) keeps an environmental eye on the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.
University of Denver's Graduate School of Public Affairs will choose a professor to hold the Timothy E. Wirth Chair in Environmental and Community Development Policy.
Old growth in Oregon's Umpqua National Forest is saved when the Forest Service allows the timber company to exchange one timber sale for another.
The Klamath tribes of southern Oregon file a lawsuit to stop the salvage logging of traditional hunting and fishing grounds.
The Grand Canyon Visibility Transport Commission gets ready to send the EPA its recommendation for restoring clean air to the Colorado Plateau.
- Ricardo Small on In Arizona, the people move ahead of the politicians
- Dean Nyffeler on New data released on violent threats to federal employees
- John Crosse on The Los Angeles wetland wars
- John Worlock on The U.S.’s only rare-earth mine files for bankruptcy
- Andy Grosland on The pain thief of Spokane