April 15, 1996
Rancher Sid Goodloe battles pinon-juniper and uses a variety of controversial methods to restore his ranchland in New Mexico.
The Utah delegation's controversial wilderness proposal for southern Utah is defeated in Congress after a struggle.
The Supreme Court's decision in "Seminole vs. the State of Florida" is a clear victory for states' rights but a muddle for Indian gaming.
The Forest Service rejects an environmental group's high bid on fire-damaged trees and accepts second-highest bid to ensure that the trees are cut.
The Park Service sues Garfield County, Utah, after a road crew repairing the Burr Trail bulldozes a hillside inside the boundaries at Capitol Reef National Park.
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.
Irate locals in Big Horn, Wyo., fight the ambitious golf course and vacation home development plans of Homer Scott Jr.
The valves at Glen Canyon Dam are opened so the Colorado River can once again flood the Grand Canyon - and scientists, river guides, and environmentalists begin to study the results.
Democrats fight Republican anti-environment riders attached to the budget bill as the 1996 budget struggle continues.
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.
Vallecitos Mountain Refuge in New Mexico's Carson Forest will hold three eight-day meditation retreats from August through September for environmental and social activists.
Oregon's devastating floods could be prevented by restoring Willamette River wetlands and woodlands, study says.
Taxpayers pay and managers are rewarded when Forest Service officials in California hand out timber contracts without adequate environmental review.
The Olympic Watch League (OWL) keeps an environmental eye on the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.
- Rich & Terry Fairbanks on Rural communities in the West need a fair shake
- on Jim Deacon, pioneering desert fish biologist, dies
- Larry Bullock on Ranch Diaries: A New Mexico cattle company is born
- Randy Piper on Bark beetle kill leads to more severe fires, right? Well, maybe
- Delaine Spilsbury on The water czar who reshaped Colorado River politics