Wildlife

In a desert, I learned to fish
In a desert, I learned to fish
Dams, invasive species and roadways. All this, so I could go fishing.
An owl fly-by prompts a second look at an Arizona mine
An owl fly-by prompts a second look at an Arizona mine
Wildlife managers revisit the impact of an expanding mining operation.
After Malheur, side effects of the Bundys’ extremism linger
After Malheur, side effects of the Bundys’ extremism linger
But in Harney County, Oregon, collaboration around public lands grows.
BPA: the Northwest's sugar daddy
The author contests the The Bonneville Power Administration's claim that salmon protection is to blame for its rising rates.
Desert Tortoise Plan Released
A recovery plan for the Desert Tortoise is released.
Trees identified as culprit
An Oregon clearcut destroys fish habitat for cutthroat trout.
Wilderness developer signs off
Tom Chapman may cease construction of an exclusive subdivision in Colorado's West Elk Wilderness.
Legal knothole may let agency ax appeals
Emergency timber sales are exempted from the appeals process by the Forest Service.
Doing it themselves
The Colorado Environmental Coalition produces its own forest management plan.
Let Nature fill the niche
Wolves are making their way back into Yellowstone.
Group pushes to "deconstruct" dams
Patagonia Inc. and the Oregon Natural Resources Council team up to help salmon by pushing for the deconstruction of dams.
Hurry-up predator control
The Wyoming BLM bucks the ban on killing predators.
Forest team is hard at work
The Clinton "dream team' prepares for the Forest Summit.
Trawler catches a leviathan
An Oregon fishing boat hooks a submarine.
Too exotic for Wyoming
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department prohibits the introduction of exotic species at a game ranch.
Predator control halted
A BLM decision limits predator killing on BLM lands to "emergency control.'
Is the Northwest ready to live within its forests?
A reporter chronicles the events in the Pacific Northwest leading up to the Forest Summit in Oregon.
How we pros covered the summit
Ed Marston reflects on his experience at the Forest Summit in Oregon.
A man and his dog, in search of grace and innocence
Book excerpt: "A Hunter's Road, a Journey with Man and Dog across the American Uplands", by Jim Fergus.
Why Arizonans voted for leg-hold traps
A leg-hold trap ban dies in Arizona's rancher-friendly legislature.
Owls may protect Southwest forests
The Mexican Spotted Owl is listed as threatened.
Mushrooming profits may be hazardous
Mushroom harvests in the Northwest may be harming forests.
Bison beat Texas Aggies (in court)
A Dept. of Agriculture brucellosis study on Yellowstone bison is stopped by court order after intervention by the Fund for Animals.
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