Magazine
Can she save ecosystems?

February 7, 1994

New Fish and Wildlife Service Directory Mollie Beattie wants to restore agency's integrity and purpose.

Feature

Can she save ecosystems?
New Fish and Wildlife Service Directory Mollie Beattie wants to restore agency's integrity and purpose.
Northwest is asked to give up 18 dams
Oregon Natural Resources Council wants 18 dams destroyed to save Northwest's salmon.

Sidebar

Why care about a snail the size of pinhead?
Excerpt from Mollie Beattie speech to Natural Resources Council of America.
Agency ends cattle grazing at Idaho refuges
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ends grazing at two wildlife refuges
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: A chronology
Chronology from 1885 to 1993.
Recycling cans changes an industry
Recycling aluminum cans saves electricity and makes aluminum plants more marginal.
Damnable dams
A list of 18 dams Oregon Natural Resources Council would like to see eliminated.
Some dams self-destruct
Some dams will be easy to get rid of.

Book Reviews

Taking back Santa Fe
Take Back Santa Fe group wants to rein in runaway development.
Slip sliding away
International Erosion Control Association plans conference.
Agriculture in the round
Agricultural Outlook Forum set for Denver.
Idaho's unsettling sediment
Government study shows Idaho's Lake Coeur d'Alene contaminated by mining sediments.
Join the eagles
Klamath Basin Bald Eagle Conference planned.
Wanted: Wild poets
Poetry contest sponsored by Utah Wilderness Association.
Canyonlands backcountry plan
National Park Service wants to restrict camping.
Cow stomp and more
Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance to sponsor conference for anti-grazing activists.
Work for (a) change
Review of Making a Change: A Student Guide to Social Change Internships in the Northern Rockies.

Dear Friends

Dear friends
Board meeting in Boulder, visitors, correction about Comb Wash and Eddie Dutchie.

News

Idaho group takes over some public land
Jon Marvel of Idaho Watersheds Project outbids ranchers for grazing lease on state land.
Babbitt has a bad day in New Mexico
Bruce Babbitt tries to preach consensus to ranchers and environmentalists at star-crossed meeting.
Wyoming county tries to put itself on the map
Campbell County, Wyo., plans coyote shoot as tourist attraction.
Baca at the barricades
Jim Baca faces removal as BLM director.
Babbitt takes a fall
Bruce Babbitt considers expansion of road through national monument.
Can this mixed marriage work?
Bob Budd will manage Red Canyon Ranch for The Nature Conservancy.
Timber industry mounts an offense
Timber industry finances campaign against Option 9.
Texan fights out-of-state wastes
Save Sierra Blanca fights waste disposal from other states in Texas.
A battle for turf on a flat-top mountain
Forest Service seeks to limit all-terrain vehicle access to Colorado's Grand Mesa.
Judge tells wilderness outfitters to decamp the Frank
Forest Service bans outfitter camps in Idaho's Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness.

Opinion

Grazing talks split both sides
Both environmentalists and ranchers doubt usefulness of consensus process.
Grazing: the shape of the future
Environmentalists and ranchers will have to learn to compromise.

Barb

Letters

High Country News Classifieds
  • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
    Mountain Time Arts, a Bozeman-based nonprofit, is seeking an Executive Director. MTA advocates for and produces public artworks that advance social & environmental justice in...
  • BEND AREA HOME WITH AMAZING CASCADE PEAKS VIEW
    Enjoy rural peacefulness and privacy with one of the most magnificent Cascade Mountain views in sunny Central Oregon! Convenient location only eight miles from Bend's...
  • MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER
    High Country News, an award-winning media organization covering the communities and environment of the Western United States, seeks a Marketing Communications Manager to join our...
  • EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
    High Country News, an award-winning media organization covering the communities and environment of the Western United States, seeks an Editor-In-Chief to join our senior team...
  • RESEARCH FELLOW (SOUTHWESTERN U.S. ENERGY TRANSITION)
    The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) in partnership with the Grand Canyon Trust is seeking a full-time Fellow to conduct topical research...
  • LENDER OWNED FIX & FLIP
    2 houses on 37+ acres. Gated subdivision, Penrose Colorado. $400k. Possible lender financing. Bob Kunkler Brokers Welcome.
  • ONCE OR TWICE
    A short historical novel set in central Oregon based on the the WWII Japanese high altitude ballon that exploded causing civilian casualties. A riveting look...
  • HISTORIC LODGE AND RESTAURANT - FULLY EQUIPPED
    Built in 1901, The Crazy Mountain Inn has 11 guest rooms in a town-center building on 7 city lots (.58 acres). The inn and restaurant...
  • HOUSE FOR SALE
    Rare mountain property, borders National Forest, stream nearby. Pumicecrete, solar net metering, radiant heat, fine cabinets, attic space to expand, patio, garden, wildlife, insulated garage,...
  • COMMUNITY ORGANIZER- NORTHERN PLAINS RESOURCE COUNCIL
    Want to organize people to protect Montana's water quality, family farms and ranches, & unique quality of life with Northern Plains Resource Council? Apply now-...
  • CONSERVATION MANAGER
    The Rio Grande Headwaters Land Trust (RiGHT) is hiring an energetic and motivated Conservation Manager to develop and complete new conservation projects and work within...
  • POLLINATOR OASIS
    Seeking an experienced, hardworking partner to help restore a desert watershed/wetland while also creating a pollinator oasis at the mouth of an upland canyon. Compensation:...
  • ELLIE SAYS IT'S SAFE! A GUIDE DOG'S JOURNEY THROUGH LIFE
    by Don Hagedorn. A story of how lives of the visually impaired are improved through the love and courage of guide dogs. Available on Amazon.
  • COMING TO TUCSON?
    Popular vacation house, furnished, 2 bed/1 bath, yard, dog-friendly. Lee at [email protected] or 520-791-9246.
  • NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY
    All positions available: Sales Representative, Accountant and Administrative Assistant. As part of our expansion program, our University is looking for part time work from home...
  • RUBY, ARIZONA CARETAKER
    S. Az ghost town seeking full-time caretaker. Contact [email protected] for details.
  • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
    Powder River Basin Resource Council, a progressive non-profit conservation organization based in Sheridan, Wyoming, seeks an Executive Director, preferably with grassroots organizing experience, excellent communication...
  • ADOBE HOME
    Passive solar adobe home in high desert of central New Mexico. Located on a 10,000 acre cattle ranch.
  • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
    Eastern Nevada Landscape Coalition, based in Ely, Nevada is looking for a new executive director to replace the long-time executive director who is retiring at...
  • STEVE HARRIS, EXPERIENCED PUBLIC LANDS/ENVIRONMENTAL ATTORNEY
    Comment Letters - Admin Appeals - Federal & State Litigation - FOIA -