October 18, 1993
A community mobilizes to regain a lost Mexican land grant.
Tara O'Toole is confirmed as assistant secretary for environment, health and safety after being blackballed by Sen. Malcolm Wallop as a radical.
New York sculptor Robert Berks wants to build 1,000 bronze bison on the Beaver Rim "Area of Critical Environmental Concern" in Wyoming.
The Forest Service spares a stand of Colorado old-growth slated for cutting after pleas from environmentalists.
The Forest Service screening of sales of old-growth timber east of the Cascades draws protest from loggers.
Earth First! and other environmental groups claim victory after preventing logging and slowing Forest Service road building efforts in the Cove-Mallard timber sale area.
Trouble, the grizzly that escaped from a wildlife refuge, is shot and killed by hunter Timothy O'Leary.
The Idaho National Engineering Laboratory is developing a tube for young fish to help them swim through dams.
Idaho Governor Cecil Andrus sues federal agencies in an attempt to save endangered salmon on the Snake and Columbia rivers.
The BLM comes under fire from the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance for misplacing $1.2 million in grazing fees.
Leroy Jackson, a Navajo environmentalist and anti-logging activist, is found dead under suspicious circumstances.
American Rivers will hold a party and conference to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.
The Society of Environmental Journalists and Investigative Reporters and Editors host two conferences for writers on the environment.
The Spring Mountains Association gains National Recreation Area status for the Spring Mountains, an area within Toiyabe National Forest.
Miners and environmentalists search for common ground in the 1872 Mining Law reform struggle at a forum in Reno.
The Native American Rights Fund publishes its annual report on its efforts to protect Native American religion and sacred lands.
- Carl Reese on Five Western waterways worse than the orange Animas
- Steve Snyder on The Endangered Species Act's biggest experiment
- Ray Ring on Montana farmers start talking climate change
- Wayne L Hare on Dispatch from a medic on the North Star Fire in Washington
- Tom McCall on Scientists strengthen link between climate change and drought