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8/30/02 Gallatin Forest releases draft travel plan: An opportunity to protect the wonder of our back yard (by Greater Yellowstone Coalition)--Read the USFS travel plan and related materials.
8/30/02 Wildland fire in Greater Yellowstone (by Greater Yellowstone Coalition)
8/30/02 Golf course threatens eagles (by Greater Yellowstone Coalition)
8/29/02 Agreement will help protect cutthroat trout (by Greater Yellowstone Coalition)
8/29/02 Wolves make their first cattle kill in Grand Teton NP (by Ralph Maughan)
8/25/02 Late summer 2002 Greater Yellowstone pup numbers (by Ralph Maughan)
8/24/02 Views of wolf scientists on the delisting/downlisting of wolves (with an emphasis on the Rocky Mountains) (by Ralph Maughan)
8/24/02 Time bomb: The growing threat from feeding and farming wildlife (by Greater Yellowstone Coalition)--published in Spring 2002 newsletter, only being made available online now
8/22/02 Forest Service misplaced $215 million in firefighting funds (by Taxpayers for Common Sense)
8/22/02 American Forest & Paper Association applauds President Bush's initiative for healthy forests (by American Forest & Paper Association)
8/22/02 Update from the field (by Buffalo Field Campaign)
8/22/02 Bush Administration's misappropriation of the Western Governors' collaborative 10-year comprehensive wildfire strategy (by Dr. Gregory Aplet, The Wilderness Society)
8/22/02 There are just three of the reintroduced wolves left in the Greater Yellowstone Recovery Area (by Ralph Maughan)
8/17/02 Family shoots their dog stuck in wolf trap north of Stanley, Idaho (by Ralph Maughan)
8/16/02 New study emphasizes Yellowstone's Whitebark Pines critical to grizzly bears: Opposition to Dunraven Road expansion shifts gears (by Greater Yellowstone Coalition)
8/16/02 Speak up for protecting wildlife and the scenic character of Togwotee Pass Road: Analysis of road expansion overlooks impacts (by Greater Yellowstone Coalition)
8/16/02 Nat'l Parks Overflights Act reaches 15th year but fails on goals; federal court decision offers more promising future (by National Parks Conservation Association as reported in U.S. Newswire)
8/14/02 America's national parks need Bush to fulfill campaign promise: Parks group says Mt. Rushmore visit provides opportunity for Bush to support parks (by National Parks Conservation Association)
8/12/02 Quiet summer for Wyoming wolves east of park: Absaroka Pack apparently mange free (by Ralph Maughan)
8/12/02 Yellowstone Park wolf miscellany (by Ralph Maughan)
8/9/02 Bangs concludes wolves have not had a significant impact on elk population numbers so far: Montana disagrees (by Ralph Maughan)
8/8/02 Update from the Field (by Buffalo Field Campaign)
8/1/02 Update from the Field (by Buffalo Field Campaign) 
 
8/31/02 Yellowstone visitors warned of hungry bears (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
8/31/02 Livingston ranger moving to Arizona (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
8/31/02 Martz forest policy assailed (AP story in Billings Gazette)--3rd article
8/30/02 GOP activists criticize off-highway vehicles (by Kevin Cantera The Salt Lake Tribune)
8/30/02 Increased bear activity in Yellowstone National Park (by National Park Service)
8/30/02 Yellowstone National Park reminds visitors of road construction schedule (by National Park Service)
8/30/02 Fire information update for Yellowstone National Park (by National Park Service)
8/30/02 Court won't toss suit by Yellowstone burn victim (by Kevin Cantera The Salt Lake Tribune)
8/29/02 A Map of all 2002 Fire Starts in Yellowstone National Park (by National Park Service)--I will continue to move this map up the headlines as it is updated. The date shown signifies the last updated map.
8/29/02 Climbers hit by lightning atop Grand: Trio recounts harrowing incident 250 feet below the Teton Rangeís highest summit (by David Simpson Jackson Hole Guide)--WOW
8/29/02 Shoshone issues N. Fork bear warning (by Buzzy Hassrick Cody Enterprise)
8/29/02 Bear in camp! Grizzly teaches class on backcountry food storage (by Joan Haines Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
8/29/02 Ohio man in hospital from bear attack (AP story in Billings Gazette)--same bear attack as earlier in the week
8/29/02 Eco-terror threat real, speakers say (by Sherry Devlin The Missoulian in Billings Gazette)
8/28/02 1st wolf victim in Teton found (by Billings Gazette)--One wonders whether to put the emphasis on "1st", on "victim" or "in Teton"
8/28/02 West Nile confirmed in horse from Cody (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
8/28/02 Jackson Hole airport: No room to grow (by Katharine Q. Seelye New York Times in International Herald Tribune)
8/28/02 Wyoming license fees may jump (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
8/27/02 Poor cone crop bad news for bears and people (AP story in Casper Star-Tribune)
8/27/02 Man attacked by grizzly (by Jacob Goldstein Bozeman Daily Chronicle)--happened in Gallatin National Forest. I hope this doesn't get sensationalized.
8/27/02 Grizzly bear bites man on off-trail hike (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
8/26/02 Gasoline spill reported in Yellowstone National Park (by National Park Service)
8/26/02 Fire information update for Yellowstone National Park (by National Park Service)
8/26/02 Lightning starts Yellowstone fire (AP story in Billings Gazette)--1st article
8/26/02 Bridger-Teton cracks down on illegal trails (AP story in Billings Gazette)
8/26/02 Nez Perce War of 1877: War comes to Yellowstone Park (by Mary Pickett Billings Gazette)
8/26/02 Nez Perce War of 1877: Wrong place, wrong time for music teacher (by Mary Pickett Billings Gazette)
8/26/02 Nez Perce War of 1877: Nez Perce make a daring escape (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
8/26/02 On the tech trail of the Nez Perce (by Mary Pickett Billings Gazette)
8/25/02 Merry Christmas! 
8/25/02 Nez Perce War topic of lectures in Yellowstone Park this week (by Bozeman Daily Chronicle)--1st article
8/25/02 Crew up early to tackle ambitious trail repair project (by Gail Schontzler Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
8/25/02 Yellowstone adds winter programs (by Cynthia V. Campbell The Advocate--Baton Rouge)
8/25/02 The Upper Yellowstone (by Rick and Susie Graetz Billings Gazette)
8/25/02 Judge gives golf course OK (AP story in Billings Gazette)
8/25/02 Bird hike, program planned for Sept. 7 (by Green Bay Press-Gazette)--4th article
8/24/02 Group says $215 million 'misplaced' (AP story in The Missoulian)
8/24/02 Rain, snow halt spread of Yellowstone fire (AP story in Billings Gazette)--2nd article
8/24/02 Burned forests provide kindling for fight: All sides say Bush plan a sweeping overhaul (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
8/24/02 Runaway truck ride nearly fatal (by Carolyn Smith Jackson Hole News in Billings Gazette)
8/23/02 Status of gray wolf recovery, week of 8/16 - 8/23, 2002 (by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)
8/23/02 Fire information update for Yellowstone National Park (by National Park Service)
8/23/02 Lecture series continues for Yellowstone National Park (by National Park Service)
8/23/02 Yellowstone National Park announces live on-line general services administration auctions(by National Park Service)
8/23/02 Court hears Teton land swap case (AP story in Billings Gazette)
8/23/02 Well-prepared hiker has what it takes for 48 hours lost in wilderness (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
8/23/02 Study reveals thinning forests costly (AP story in Missoulian)
8/23/02 Wyoming lawmakers back logging proposal (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
8/23/02 USFS chief links rules to health of forests (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
8/23/02 Martz, loggers pleased with Bush forest plan (by Jennifer McKee Billings Gazette)
8/22/02 Professor rescued after being lost in wilderness (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)--He's a philosophy professor (I'm currently working on a PhD in philosophy). I can hear the jokes now. What am I getting myself into? Anyhow, good news.
8/22/02 Bridger-Teton fires ignited Tuesday all contained (AP story in Casper Star-Tribune)
8/22/02 Bush plan to target 'fire crisis': Forest management changes proposed (by Amy Goldstein and Rene Sanchez Washington Post)
8/22/02 Bush, citing fires, will seek to ease laws on logging (by Douglas Jehl New York Times)--free registration required to read this article
8/22/02 Martz: Ban logging appeals (by Jennifer McKee Billings Gazette)
8/21/02 Yellowstone National Park reminds visitors of road construction schedule (by National Park Service)
8/21/02 Bush will back new forest laws: Aim is streamlined rules for thinning against fires (by Mike Soraghan Denver Post)
8/21/02 Wildfires reported in Bridger Teton, Grand Teton (AP story in Billings Gazette)--2nd article
8/21/02 Green Creek grizzly, black bear activity increases (by Buzzy Hassrick Cody Enterprise)
8/21/02 Virus: Smell of rotten eggs leads PSU microbiologist to his quarry (by Eric K. Hand The Oregonian)
8/21/02 A motorcycle ride through the mountains -- and mind (by Colleen Coleman Lester The Christian Science Monitor)
8/21/02 House painting in pacific climes a snap compared with Wyoming (by Kathleen Merryman The News Tribune--Tacoma)
8/20/02 Free entrance to Yellowstone National Park on August 25 (by National Park Service)--in order to celebrate the founding of the NPS, but it also happens to be Christmas in Yellowstone that day.
8/20/02 Ohio man falls to death in park (AP story in Casper Star-Tribune)--tragedy on Symmetry Spire in Grand Teton
8/20/02 Governors talk strategy at GOP summit (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)--GOP governors, insiders, business reps, activists, and VP Dick Cheney meet at Grand Teton NP
8/20/02 Grizzlies expanding their range in new Wyoming territory (AP story in Billings Gazette)
8/19/02 Lake trout funding near an end (AP story in Billings Gazette)
8/19/02 Opponents line up against Grand Targhee land swap (AP story in Billings Gazette)
8/19/02 Recommendations for improving wolf trapping and radio-collaring procedures (by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)
8/19/02 Fire information update for Yellowstone National Park (by National Park Service)
8/19/02 Report: Inexperience contributed to deadly crash (AP story in Billings Gazette)--concerning a plane crash south of Jackson last year
8/19/02 Nez Perce War of 1877: No turning back (by Jim Gransberry Billings Gazette)
8/19/02 Nez Perce War of 1877: Trail of tears, fears (by Jim Gransberry Billings Gazette)
8/19/02 Nez Perce War of 1877: Raid at Camas Meadows surprises Howard's forces(by Jim Gransberry Billings Gazette)--Nez Perce approach Yellowstone.
8/18/02 A river winds through the park (by Rick and Susie Graetz Billings Gazette)
8/18/02 Where the snowmobiles roam: What's worth more; unspoiled wilderness or the sacred bond between a man and a really loud machine? Like it or not, that's a question John Graham intends to answer. (by Arthur Allen Washington Post)
8/18/02 Elk and bison management plan delayed (AP story in Billings Gazette)
8/18/02 Park reopens fishing rivers (AP story in Billings Gazette)--3rd article
8/18/02 Snowplanes should continue (AP story in Billings Gazette)--3rd article
8/18/02 Art and science merge over the centuries (by Rhona Statland De Lopez in The News--Mexico)--talks about Thomas Moran and the Hayden Expedition of 1871
8/17/02 Rancher given OK to shoot killer wolves (AP story in Billings Gazette)
8/17/02 Nuts entice bears to move (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
8/17/02 Winds intensify fire in Yellowstone Park (by Billings Gazette)
8/16/02 Two rivers reopen to fishing in Yellowstone National Park (by National Park Service)
8/16/02 Fire information update for Yellowstone National Park (by National Park Service)
8/16/02 Expanding park blaze allowed to burn (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
8/16/02 Bears creating ruckus in West Yellowstone (by Joan Haines Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
8/16/02 Bears visiting West Yellowstone (AP story in Billings Gazette)
8/16/02 National Park Service offers site visits for medical and service station contracts(by National Park Service)
8/16/02 Status of gray wolf recovery, week of 8/10 - 8/16, 2002 (by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)
8/15/02 Oregon facing some tough choices as wolves move in (by Rachel Odell The Bulletin--Bend, OR)
8/14/02 Bison happy on isle (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)--great story
8/14/02 3,000 mile trek showcases American lands (by ENS)--Yellowstone and Grand Teton part of trek
8/14/02 Enthusiasts re-enact mountain man days in West Y. (by Nick Gevock Bozeman Daily Chronicle)--Some of those mountain men like Jim Bridger and Joe Meek were early explorers of Yellowstone's wonders, though many didn't believe them.
8/13/02 Official: Wolves not decimating elk population (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
8/13/02 Film details geysers (AP story in Billings Gazette)
8/13/02 Family shoots dog stuck in wolf trap in recreation area: Biologists place traps along trails wolves travel on (by Pete Zimowsky The Idaho Statesman)
8/12/02 Fire information update for Yellowstone National Park (by National Park Service)
8/12/02 Bridger-Teton cracks down on raves (AP story in Billings Gazette)
8/12/02 Fishing industry reeling from drought as falling water level kills fish (AP story in NJ.com)--mentions problems in park rivers
8/12/02 In vogue: family vacations on a budget: Wall Street woes and terror fears spur more RV trips and visits to historic sites (by Alexandra Marks The Christian Science Monitor)
8/12/02 Nez Perce War of 1877: Camp attacked (by Jim Gransberry Billings Gazette)
8/12/02 Nez Perce War of 1877: Warrior follows slain friend (by Jim Gransberry Billings Gazette)
8/12/02 Career soldier hated 'disgrace' of U.S. policy (by Lorna Thackeray Billings Gazette)
8/11/02 Commission approves increase in elk permits (AP story in The Missoulian)
8/11/02 NPS eyes park snowmobiles (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
8/11/02 Infamous toilet removed from Grand Teton (AP story in Billings Gazette)
8/11/02 Brucellosis vaccine efficacy doubted (AP story in Billings Gazette)
8/11/02 FAA refuses to ban loud jets at Jackson Hole (AP story in Billings Gazette)
8/11/02 Western way: City family finds horse sense and beauty at remote Montana ranch(by Elizabeth Pope in San Francisco Chronicle)
8/11/02 Brucellosis vaccine efficacy doubted (AP story in Billings Gazette)
8/10/02 Students left adrift in U.S., without jobs: "Scandal": For many Eastern European students, an expected summer of jobs and travel in America has become a scramble to find shelter and support (by Walter F. Roche Jr. Baltimore Sun)
8/10/02 Drought takes toll on wildlife (AP story in Billings Gazette)
8/9/02 Status of gray wolf recovery, week of 8/02 - 8/09, 2002 (by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)
8/9/02 Wildlife viewing trips slated in Yellowstone (AP story in Billings Gazette)--As an aside, word was that it was snowing in parts of Yellowstone yesterday.
8/9/02 National Parks short on visitors: Lodge vacancies high; foreigners stay home(by Gene Sloan USA Today)--I had read visitorship was up in Yellowstone, but maybe August is changing that.
8/8/02 Park will fix Canyon roads (by Billings Gazette)
8/8/02 Fireweed bloom extraordinary (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
8/8/02 Small Yellowstone fire contained (by Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
8/8/02 New Zealand mud snails found in Beaverhead River (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
8/8/02 2 fires allowed to burn in Bridger-Teton forest (AP story in Billings Gazette)--2nd article
8/8/02 Legislators warned of wildlife peril from wolves (by Tom Lutey Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
8/8/02 The billionaire conservationist: Can Ted Turner save threatened species? He is using private lands and deep pockets to reintroduce animals driven off by development (by Krista West Scientific American)
8/7/02 Fire information update for Yellowstone National Park (by National Park Service)
8/7/02 Two FONSIs signed -- Tower Junction to Canyon Junction road improvement, and Canyon Junction to Fishing Bridge Junction road rehabilitation (by National Park Service)
8/7/02 Fire information update for Yellowstone National Park (by National Park Service)
8/7/02 Yellowstone vehicles get safety inspections (AP story in Billings Gazette)--7th article
8/6/02 Man found dead in Yellowstone (AP story in Billings Gazette)--1st article. Apparently of natural causes. He's from the suburb of DC my wife works.
8/6/02 New park fire sparked; Broad fire nearly contained (by Ron Tschida Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
8/6/02 Cheney vacationing in Jackson Hole (AP story in Billings Gazette)
8/5/02 Visitor found dead in Yellowstone National Park (by National Park Service)
8/5/02 Fire information update for Yellowstone National Park (by National Park Service)
8/5/02 Yellowstone in peril: National Park is overcrowded, overwhelmed and out of money(by Bill Redeker ABCNews)--2nd consecutive evening that World News Tonight featured Yellowstone, but the first was not put into print.
8/5/02 Hikers rescued in Grand Teton (AP story in Billings Gazette)--1st article
8/5/02 Satellites help scientists study swans (AP story in Billings Gazette)--2nd article
8/5/02 Nez Perce War of 1877: Valley pause (by Jim Gransberry Billings Gazette)
8/5/02 Nez Perce War of 1877: Looking Glass shows the way (by Jim Gransberry Billings Gazette)
8/5/02 Okmulgee man to appear in murder case (by Bob Gibbins Tahlequah Daily Press--OK)
8/4/02 You have 3 wishes, what are they? (by Christine, age 6, in Los Angeles Times)--5th set of wishes. You need to use their free registration to read about her wishes.
8/4/02 Yellowstone: National treasure remains a 'hot spot' for tourists (by Linda Shaw The Seattle Times)
8/4/02 If you go to Yellowstone (by The Seattle Times)
8/4/02 Peaceful wilderness lies outside busy parks (AP story in The Seattle Times)
8/4/02 Study: Yellowstone 'hot spot' upgraded (AP story in Billings Gazette)
8/4/02 Raptor reproduction rates decline (AP story in Billings Gazette)
8/4/02 Wildlife harassment laws eyed (AP story in Billings Gazette)
8/4/02 Senators seek new forest plan (AP story in Billings Gazette)
8/3/02 Parks' snowmo plan delayed (by Becky Bohrer Billings Gazette)--A few restrictions will go into effect this winter, however.
8/3/02 Birds suffer when housing encroaches (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)--I wonder also about the common practice of feeding birds by people who move into these subdivisions. A relative of mine showed me a bird in her yard that she said was supposed to be on Mt. Rainier that time of year but was staying near her place (about 50 miles away at lower elevation) because she was feeding it. Seeing the effects of "suburban birdfeeders" would make an interesting study.
8/3/02 Rescued climber describes ordeal (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
8/3/02 Granite climber vows to try again (AP story in Billings Gazette)
8/3/02 Poacher granted work release (by Billings Gazette)
8/2/02 Status of gray wolf recovery, week of 7/26 - 8/02, 2002 (by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)
8/2/02 Big footprints and shrinking habitats (by UPI)
8/2/02 Extension approved for final SEIS (by National Park Service)
8/2/02 Climbers rescued from Granite Peak (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
8/2/02 2 climbers rescued from Granite (AP story in Billings Gazette)
8/2/02 Yellowstone River postcard: Anglers celebrate the start of flyfishing (by NPR)
8/1/02 Climbers stranded on Granite Peak (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
8/1/02 Two climbers stranded on Granite Peak (AP story in Billings Gazette)--1st article. 
8/1/02 Yellowstone stays muddy late this year (by Nick Gevock Bozeman Daily Chronicle)--Muddy river hurts Gardiner's fishing business.
8/1/02 State, feds end long fight on vaccination (AP story in Billings Gazette)
8/1/02 Unwritten Law records songs in YNP, Stampede Park (by Rachel Peterson Cody Enterprise)--Unwritten Law is a punk band.
8/1/02 Broken leg led to 6-day ordeal (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
8/1/02 Motions to be argued (by Bob Gibbins Tahlequah Daily Press--OK)--occasionally recurring story about a man accused of murder who was arrested in Yellowstone 
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8/31/02 Public input should drive snowmobile policy (by Mike and Stephanie Becker in Billings Gazette)
8/31/02 Proper forest thinning may cut wildfire threat (by Stephen F. Arno and Steven Allison-Bunnell in Billings Gazette)
8/30/02 Overrun by ORV's: A healthy Gallatin Forest depends on a visionary travel plan(by Greater Yellowstone Coalition)
8/28/02 Proof of wolf devastation there, if they'd only look (by Bill Hoppe, Friends of the Northern Yellowstone Elk Herd, in Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
8/28/02 Bush initiative would cut red tape to save forests (by Ann M. Veneman and Gale A Norton Billings Gazette)--Veneman is the Secretary of Agriculture; Norton, the Secretary of the Interior
8/28/02 Rehberg's plan for forests: 'Logging without laws' (by Matthew Koehler in Billings Gazette)
8/28/02 Bush forest plan doomed to failure (by Pete Geddes in Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
8/28/02 Fighting forest fires and losing (by Steve Chapman in Washington Times)
8/28/02 Fighting wildfires where the risks are (by H. Tom Davis in Washington Post)--also in 8/31 Billings Gazette
8/26/02 An inflammatory fire strategy (by New York Times)--free registration required to view editorial
8/25/02 Benefits of intact wilderness lands far from trivial (by Stacey Hancock in Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
8/25/02 Future heat: How President McCain might combat global warming (by Mark Hertsgaard San Francisco Chronicle)--a fictional speech by John McCain set in 2007 prefaced with a disastrous Yellowstone fire that came because of global warming
8/25/02 Killer wolves endanger life in the West (by Bill Lloyd in Billings Gazette)--3rd opinion
8/24/02 Daschle takes bold forest step (by U.S. Sentator Conrand Burns in Billings Gazette)
8/24/02 Federal forest system is broken (by Daniel Kemmis, Center for the Rocky Mountain West, in Billings Gazette)
8/22/02 Burn baby, burn? (by R. J. Smith, Competitive Enterprise Institute, in UPI)--I find this piece troublesome on many levels, but I admire his challenge on core presuppositions becuase it moves discussion in the right direction.
8/22/02 Fire policies to protect people, not logging corporations (by Dr. Mark Shaffer, Defenders of Wildlife)
8/22/02 Analysis: Bush Administration's "Healthy Forests Initiative" (by The Wilderness Society)
8/21/02 Environmental groups offer new vision for protecting communities from fires: Message to Forest Service is clear: Protect communities first (by The Sierra Club)
8/21/02 Statement on President Bush's proposed changes to federal wildfire policy (by William H. Meadows, The Wilderness Society)
8/21/02 Statement on federal wildfire policy (by William H. Meadows, The Wilderness Society)
8/21/02 Consider source of information on controversial topics (by Troy Davis in Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
8/20/02 Wolf recovery effort is a great investment in biodiversity (by Norman A. Bishop, International Wolf Center, in Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
8/20/02 Blame enviros for Western forest fires (by John Barton in Billings Gazette)--4th opinion
8/19/02 Lessons from Yellowstone: It looks to us as though managers of forest lands should emulate some of the fire management practices used at our premier national park (by Idaho State Journal)
8/19/02 Columnist is the spokesperson for the real fire culprits (by Todd Tanner in Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
8/18/02 Logging major tool for forest health (by Randall R. Hall in Billings Gazette)--13th opinion
8/15/02 Form-letter commenters should get more informed (by John Usher in Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
8/12/02 Montana's cruel joke (by J. Robb Brady Idaho Post Register as posted by Buffalo Field Campaign)
8/12/02 Quiet raid on public lands (by Los Angeles Times)--Free registration required to view editorial
8/12/02 We need to put an end to the wildfire blame game (by Rob Ament, American Wildlands, in Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
8/12/02 Let's keep the debate about wildfire prevention honest (by David Engel in Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
8/11/02 Yellowstone neglected (by Lowell Finney in The Salt Lake Tribune)
8/11/02 The woman who gave new life to the wolf (book review by The Seattle Times)--1st book review
8/11/02 In the forest wildfire game, Mother Nature always bats last (by Tim Hancock in Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
8/11/02 Fire prevention? Most forest is already logged (by Eugene Kresbach in Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
8/8/02 and 8/9/02 REP America challenges Blue Ribbon Coaltion on ORV abuse of public lands(by James Monteith, Republicans for Environmental Protection)
8/8/02 Columnist needs to get the facts on forest fires (by Betsy Robinson in Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
8/7/02 Tweak, maybe, but don't tamper: The Endangered Species Act is needed now as much as it was in 1973 (by Idaho State Journal)
8/6/02 Columnist's contentions conflict with the facts (by Chris Mehl, The Wilderness Society, in Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
8/4/02 Drive-time hits: Here are some really great auto adventures across the United States(by Alan Solomon Chicago Tribune in Akron Beacon Journal)--1st trip: "The Yellowstone Route." Being from that part of the country and having made this drive multiple times, I smiled at his description of the drive.
8/4/02 Forest Service using scare-tactic strategy (by Susan Hills in Billings Gazette)--11th opinion
8/1/02 Wildfire: The culprits are drought and buckets of bucks (by Randall O'Toole Writers on the Range in Billings Gazette)
8/1/02 Environmentalists are robbing us of our forests (by Kerry White, Blue Ribbon Coalition, in Bozeman Daily Chronicle

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