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The Wilderness Awareness School
Animal tracking, storytelling and more are taught at the Wilderness Awareness School in Duvall, Wash.
Sustainable Communities Symposium
A Sustainable Communities Symposium will be held Sept. 22-24 in Crested Butte, Colo.
Excerpts from the pastoral letter draft
Excerpts from the draft of the pastoral letter speak of the need for a new Catholic environmental ethic that respects Native peoples, wildlife, water and the land in the Northwest.
Nature Writers Retreat
Northwest authors will teach their secrets at the Nature Writers Retreat in Leavenworth, Wash., Sept. 24-27.
Learning from the Monument
Land protection is the focus of a conference about the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah on Sept. 15.
14th Annual National Forest Reform Rally
Forest activists gather for a rally Sept. 15-17 in Romayor, Texas.
After Lewis and Clark: Explorer Artists and the American West
The journals and paintings of four artists who explores the West after Lewis and Clark will be featured in Idaho.
National Land Trust Rally
Open-space advocates will gather at a National Land Trust Rally Oct. 19-22 in Portland, Oregon.
Society for Human Ecology
The Society for Human Ecology is sponsoring a conference for scientists, educators and urban planners Oct. 18-22 in Jackson, Wyo.
Musicians United to Sustain the Environment
A Michigan-based nonprofit, Musicians United to Sustain the Environment, is giving away CDs in drawings.
Communities Directory: A Guide to Intentional Communities and Cooperative Living
A new directory features maps, cross-references charts and an index of various communities.
Volunteer Stewards
Volunteers are sought for Colorado's Natural Areas Program.
National Mountain Conference
Hiking and mountaineering clubs are sponsoring a National Mountain Conference Sept. 14-16 in Golden, Colo.
Riparian Ecology and Management in Multi-Land Use Watersheds
A conference on Riparian Ecology and Management in Multi-Land Use Watersheds is held Aug. 28-31 in Portland, Ore.
Sacred Buffalo Conference
The third annual Sacred Buffalo Conference is held Aug. 13-15 in Santa Fe, N.M.
Governor's forum on Environment and Natural Resources
Government officials, environmentalists and ranchers will meet to discuss how collaborative processes work, June 19-20.
Gold at What Price? The Need for a Public Debate on National Gold Reserves
A 24-page study by three environmental groups talks about national gold reserves being harmful both economically and environmentally.
The Continental Divide Trail Alliance
Volunteers can choose from 33 projects to work on the Continental Divide Trail.
839 Ways to Move Colorado in the Right Direction
The Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado wants people to repair trails, plant trees and take on other tasks this summer, and has put out a directory.
Fishtrap
The annual writers' gathering, Fishtrap, features Ursula K. LeGuin, Luis Alberto Urrea and others, July 10-16.
Western Issues Conference
Family histories will be told at the Western Issues Conference, June 23-24.
Latin American Festival in the Mountains
Volunteers are needed at the 7th annual festival that celebrates Latin American culture.
A few facts about weeds
Some facts and statistics about the spread of weeds in the West.
Lovers of land and culture
The 17th Sitka Symposium lets writers and scientists explore the relationships between religious traditions, sacred stories and scientific facts, June 15-21 in Sitka, Alaska.
30-minute documentary, "Voice of the Centenarian: Hazel Wolf'
Lifelong social and environmental activist Hazel Wolf is honored in a 30-minute documentary, "Voice of the Centenarian: Hazel Wolf."
Indian Country Today's Pow Wow 2000
A guide of schedules of Native American pow wows across the nation is offered through Indian Country Today.
Forest Service Volunteer Program
Volunteers are being sought by the Forest Service for the Rocky Mountain region.
Connecting Our Land and Cultures
The National Park Service and Department of Interior are sponsoring a conference to help land managers on the Colorado Plateau in July.
Conference on Tailings and Mine Waste
Colorado State University, Department of Engineering, seeks one-page abstracts for next January's Conference on Tailings and Mine Waste.
Then and Now, 1870-2000: The Jackson/Fielder Photos
The works of two renowned Western photographers will be on exhibit at the Colorado History Museum through Aug. 6.
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