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Let the public through
An upcoming vote on a Salt Lake County ordinance could help ensure access to public lands.
Green directory
EcoNet publishes a directory of groups working on environment.
From flakes to chips
The Colorado Archaeological Society sponsors an archaeology conference.
Cracking the WIPP
A watchdog group says WIPP fails to meet DOE safety standards.
Brazil of the north
Canada's Future Forest Alliance says Canada's forests are threatened by logging interests.
Public lands of the future
The free market's role in ecosystem management will be be discussed at a conference Natural Resources Law Center in Boulder, Colo.
Moving beyond stalemate
A report by the Northwest Policy center explores moving past the economy vs. the environment stalemate.
Indian law clinic
The Indian Law Clinic at the University of Colorado specializes in Native American Law.
Fat tires
The second annual Fat Tire mountainbiking festival is held in Socorro, N.M.
Dying to spawn
Cui-ui die in antiquated fishways in Pyramid Lake, Nevada.
Climbers bedevil tower
Climbers are leaving their marks on Devil's Tower.
A go-ahead for some logging
The Natural Resources Defense Council says it will not object as timber sales resume in the east Cascades.
Vandal adds a drawing
A controversial road gives vandals access to petroglyphs in Hells Canyon.
Roads are lethal for bears
A coalition of environmental groups say roads kill grizzlies in Yellowstone.
How to steal a tree
Trees can be stolen many ways.
White sturgeon needs help
White Sturgeon may be designated as an endangered species.
Wake up, Christians
'It's Not Easy Being Green' newsletter is a wake-up call for Christian environmentalists.
Trust in the Land
A Land Trust Alliance rally is held in Big Sky, Mont.
New Redeye Proposed
The Colorado Air National Guard offers a revised plan for F-16 pilots at Redeye.
Mining Pollution Solutions
International mining pollution prevention conference in Snowmass.
Future Forests
'Creating a Forestry for the 21st Century' brings forestry experts together in Portland, Ore.
Woman arrested for sitting in tree
An Ancient Forest Rescue protester is arrested for blocking a timber sale by sitting in a tree.
The coyote and the mouse
A rodent expert says that predators could help control hantavirus-spreading deer mice.
The toner connection
Arizona Senator DeConcini is accused of doing favors for a recycled toner business.
Still looking for Trouble
'Trouble' the grizzly bear is still on the run.
Arson feared this summer
Arson could create fire-fighting and salvage timber jobs in Willamette National Forest.
A $100,000 tortoise
The Silver State Leasing Co. receives $100,000 fine for killing a desert tortoise during construction near Las Vegas.
More questions for Packwood
The Oregon Bar Association considers sanctions over harrassment charges against Packwood.
Wilderness bill for Colorado advances
The Colorado House approves legislation proposing 711,170 new acres of wilderness.
Biowarfare is back
The army resumes chemical weapons testing at the Dugway Proving Ground.
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