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High Country News April 04, 1994

Feature

Who speaks for the Colorado Plateau?

Grand Canyon Trust uses non-confrontational style to help shape future of the Southwest's Colorado Plateau.

Dear Friends

Dear friends

HCN surveys, Linda Bacigalupi sabbatical, visitors, correction.

News

Grazing reform: A plan to chew on

Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt's new proposal gives ranchers and environmentalists key roles in grazing reform.

Court strikes at Endangered Species Act

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service won't change policy of protecting habitat despite court ruling.

Saving trees to save bears

Forest Service proposes new guidelines for protecting grizzly bear habitat in Targhee National Forest.

New policy pits seasonals against parks

National Park Service seasonal workers may get benefits at expense of park services and jobs.

How federal agencies and range scientists wasted a century

New report cites federal agencies' lack of consistency and cooperation in determining health of rangelands.

Salmon fishing banned

Ocean waters off Washington, Oregon and California coasts off limits for salmon fishing.

Old power poles electrocute eagles

Clent Bailey crusades to end needless deaths of raptors on old power poles.

Movable metaphor for the West now a video

Art Kunstwaffen Art Group commemorates cow art with video.

Scratching for a living

Challis, Idaho, rancher didn't tell whole story about living off the land.

Jackalopes in Japan

Wyoming jackalopes cause confusion overseas.

An alleged massacre comes under fire

Massacre of 1861 in Almo, Idaho, never happened, historian says.

Radiation experiments raise ethical questions

Controversy continues to surround Dr. C. Alvin Paulsen's experiments on Washington State Penitentiary inmates.

Silent swans in Yellowstone

Population of trumpeter swans in Yellowstone National Park down due to competition from other birds.

Book Reviews

Indians and water

Indian Water Rights: Negotiating the Future reviewed.

Troubled waters on the Arkansas

Water rights conference focuses on Colorado's Arkansas River.

A sense of Nevada

Communities conference looks at changing Nevada.

Guide to takings law

Land and Water Fund of the Rockies publication on takings law reviewed.

Clearcut

Clearcut: The Tragedy of Industrial Forestry reviewed.

Working on writing

Writers workshop scheduled

Trees are more than logs

Growing Sustainable Forest Enterprises, An Intermountain Idea Fair, will show how communities can take better advantage of logging.

Energy Fair

Energy fair scheduled in Montrose, Colorado.

Rural co-ops must change

Western Area Power Administration plan would require utilities to use Integrated Resource Planning.

Essays

Clifton, Arizona: A town no one knows

Mining town gives visitors a picture of the old - and the new - West.

Opinion

An open letter to Andy Kerr in rural Oregon

Oregon writer muses on how Andy Kerr will fit into his new community.

Related Stories

The West is hard at work, destroying its past

Grand Canyon Trust report shows Colorado Plateau archaeological sites being vandalized at an alarming rate.

Fly-by tourism may be throttled at Grand Canyon

New rules may curb sightseeing flights over Grand Canyon.

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