Wilderness bills: What went wrong ... and is it time for a new approach?

December 14, 1992

For the second time in four years, a Montana wilderness bill has been defeated in the closing moments of a Congress, and it wasn't alone.


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Tactics, vision split Montana environmentalists
Last month the House of Representatives passed a 1.48 million-acre wilderness bill for Montana that brought cheers from cheers from some conservation groups and objections from others.
An Idaho forest is told: Log
Idaho's Clearwater National Forest has gone through three supervisors in the last four years as the debate over timber sales causes rifts in Montana and Idaho communities.


Hopi-Navajo dispute enters new phase
In a bold move to resolve the bitter land dispute between the Hopi and Navajo tribes, the United States government is attempting to award the Native Americans about 500,000 acres surrounding Flagstaff.
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