High Country News - Wildlife

No, ma'am, this isn't Mississippi
The native Yaqui catfish is being restored to Arizona's San Bernardino National Wildlife Refuge.
Wanted: More Colorado Natives
Trout Unlimited is trying to restore native wild trout to Colorado's rivers and lakes.
Rabies, Lyme Disease, Hanta Virus, oh my!
"Rabies, Lyme Disease, Hanta Virus and Other Animal-Borne Human Diseases in the United States and Canada" by E. Lendell Cockrum is reviewed.
Road ban proposal eroded by exceptions
The Clinton administration's proposed moratorium on road building in roadless areas is meeting criticism from the timber industry, as well as from environmentalists who say the proposal excludes too much land.
Zoologist says listing process is endangered
Zoologist Ronald Nowak resigns from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in protest over the agency's failure to do its job listing and protecting threatened species such as the Canada lynx.
Confessions of an Eco-Redneck
Steve Chapple's "Confessions of an Eco-Redneck" is reviewed by David Helvarg.
Heart of Home: People, Wildlife, Place
"Heart of Home: People, Wildlife, Place" by Ted Kerasote is reviewed by Stephen Lyons.
Wolf wars enter next round
Environmental groups formerly at odds rally against Judge William Downes' decision ordering the removal of all the introduced wolves.
Protester starts her sentence
Former teacher Joni Clark begins a 30-day sentence for tree-sitting in protest of Red Mountain Timber Sale in Colorado's San Juan Mountains.
Judge says wolf reintroduction was illegal
Judge William Downes rules that the wolf reintroduction in Yellowstone and central Idaho was illegal and orders the animals to be removed.
Termite tenacity
Giant fossilized termite mounds are discovered by geobiologists near Gallup, N.M.
Ancient cedars get a life
The Forest Service puts together a land swap that saves a 530-acre grove of 1,200-year-old trees from logging.
The greening of Mount St. Helens
The trees that Weyerhaeuser Co. replanted after Mount St. Helens erupted in 1980 are doing surprisingly well.
Salvage law haunts Utah
Environmentalists appeal a huge salvage timber sale in Utah's Manti-La Sal National Forest, and hope that an agency ruling in their favor proves the salvage logging rider is dead at last.
Saving the remnants
Citizens' Wilderness Proposal for Wyoming BLM lands being developed.
ADC must go
Two reports look at abuses in Animal Damage Control program.
Mushrooming business is curbed
Forest Service develops regulations to quell violence in Northwest's booming mushroom business.
Suit halts coyote killings
Lawsuit forces Idaho to cancel permit for shooting coyotes.
Dollars, Sense and Salmon
The Idaho Statesman offers reprints of its series, "Dollars, Sense and Salmon," on dams on the Lower Snake River.
Another wild opportunity
The BLM brings six Colorado areas closer to possible wilderness designation by labeling them "roadless."
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