Heard Around the Nation 9

A word about this regular section: It contains only outrageous, outlandish, and disturbing pontification. Any sensible, progressive, or intelligent statement will be instantly punted into cyberspace. This from Jim Beers, the retired refuge manager, special agent,

House Cuts Wetlands Funds

WASHINGTON  The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership's Agriculture and Wildlife Working Group today expressed its disappointment in the rejection of a proposed amendment in the House of Representatives that would have restored full funding

Snake River Victory

From American Rivers: American Rivers won an important legal action yesterday regarding our campaign to recover Snake River salmon and steelhead when federal district court judge James Redden ruled that NOAA Fisheries violated the Endangered Species Act. In

Maine Reportedly Cuts Back on Splake Stocking

"SPK in the Rapid, Magalloway, Kennebec and West Branch are the hair in the $100 meal."

American Rivers applauds ruling in Upper Snake dam operations case

For immediate release May 23, 2006 Decision opens door to basin-wide solution that will recover salmon, protect farmers and communities Seattle -- In a strongly worded ruling today critical of federal dam managers' repeated attempts to avoid addressing

Victory on the Tongass

In a stunning bipartisan effort, last week the House of Representatives voted to limit money to build new logging roads in the Tongass National Forest in Alaska. The amendment to the FY2007 Interior Appropriations bill, sponsored by Representatives Steve Chabot