Groups sue to stop roundup of wild horses in northwestern Colorado

Groups sue to stop Colo. wild horse roundup

BLM reviews plan to send mustangs to Madeleine Pickens’ wild horse sanctuary in Nevada

Pickens buys NV ranch for wild horse sanctuary

BLM reviews plan for wild horse sanctuary in Nev. planned by wife of T. Boone Pickens

Wife of Pickens buys NV ranch for horse sanctuary

Environmentalists fret about future development at NY’s Plum Island as plans to sell proceed

Environmentalists get rare look at island off NY

As deadline nears, Capitol Christmas Tree in dire need of more ornaments from Wyo. residents

Forest Service to Wyoming: Make more ornaments

Feds give final approval for 2 California solar power plants on public lands

Feds approve 2 Calif solar plants on public land

Chattanooga’s RiverRocks Outdoor Festival to benefit land trusts and conservation groups

Chattanooga celebrates RiverRocks Outdoor Festival

Red, yellow, orange all over: States use volunteer ‘leaf peepers’ to report, predict foliage

How do you predict fall foliage? With lots of eyes

Brazil unveils $200M plan to halt destruction of its tropical savanna

Brazil unveils $200M plan to save savanna

BRASILIA, Brazil — Brazil’s government has unveiled plans to slow the deforestation and help halt the wildfires that destroy its tropical savanna.

Idaho foliage defies idea that autumn color is something only found in the East

Idaho in the fall: A subtle beauty all its own

Federal judge says BLM must release names, addresses of grazing permit holders across the West

Judge: BLM must release names of permit holders

GE asks EPA to hold off next phase of Hudson dredging, let it finish 1st phase in 2011

GE asks EPA to let it continue dredge tests in ‘11

Land swap allows Revolution museum to build in Philadelphia, Valley Forge to preserve 78 acres

Revolutionary museum swap: Valley Forge for Philly

Water also could become issue as utility seeks to build coal-fired power plant in SW Kansas

Water could be issue with western Kan. coal plant

AP IMPACT: Feds fail to use desert land best suited to harness sun to produce renewable energy

AP IMPACT: Feds fail to use land for solar power

AP IMPACT: Solar energy on public lands plagued by bureaucratic delays, apparent speculation

AP IMPACT: Delays plague solar energy on fed lands

Brazilian officials say Amazon deforestation declining significantly, could hit record low

Brazil officials: Amazon deforestation declining

Mongolian Cabinet holds meeting in Gobi desert to draw attention to climate change

Mongolian Cabinet holds meeting in Gobi desert

Obama, wife, daughters go on vacation bike outing under brilliant skies on Martha’s Vineyard

US President Barack Obama

Deere 3Q profit soars 47 pct as US, Canadian farmers invest in large equipment; Europe lags

Deere 3Q profit up 47 pct on strong US farm sales

Proposed Colorado land swap for political donor to Rep. John Salazar raises hackles

Proposed swap for Salazar donor raises hackles

Changes suggested to Hudson River PCB dredging, raising questions about continued cleanup

Changes proposed in dredging of Hudson River PCBs

Feds propose lifting suspension on oil and gas leases in Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota

Feds would lift block on oil leases in MT, ND, SD

BLM probes death of foal at CA-NV roundup; may have been shot before wild horse gather began

BLM probes foal death at CA-NV wild horse roundup

BLM ends meetings in Colorado on artist Christo’s proposal to drape fabric over Arkansas River

BLM ends Colo. meetings on artist Christo’s plan

BLM wraps up public meetings on artist’s proposal to drape fabric over Arkansas River in Colo.

BLM wraps up meetings on Colo. river art proposal

NOAA approves reform of West Coast fish harvest, new program to lessen overfishing

NOAA approves reform of West Coast fish harvest

Federal appeals court clears way for wild horse roundup along Nevada-California border

Court clears way for horse roundup on CA-NV border

Feds say postponing wild-horse roundup in Calif., Nevada will do more harm than good

Feds: Postponing CA-NV roundup will harm mustangs

Brazilian government says Amazon deforestation down sharply in June, continuing recent trend

Brazil: Amazon deforestation down sharply in June

Recession doesn’t slow makers of expensive outdoor gear; a $430 tent with ‘air beams’

What recession? US outdoor gear makers ‘buoyant’

BLM reports 34 horses died or were put down in roundup near Tuscarora in northeast Nevada

BLM: 34 horses dead in roundup in northeast Nevada

Environmental groups file protests against 64 of 76 leases to be offered at BLM auction

Groups protest 64 of 76 leases at Wyo. BLM auction

Environmental group files lawsuit hoping to block Wyoming-to-Oregon pipeline

Group sues over Wyoming-to-Oregon gas pipeline

Oil-gas backlog breaking loose with 145 leases issued in Wyoming

Movement in Western oil-gas lease backlog in Wyo.

Ranching, timber, environmental groups announce joint effort for wilderness in NE Washington

Wash. alliance aims to aid economy and environment

2 ND coal companies fined for water, soil erosion violations at Center, Beulah mines

North Dakota coal mines fined for soil erosion

Holy spelunker: Forest Service closes its caves, mines in 5 states to fight bat fungus

Forest Service closes caves to fight bat fungus

In midst of cleanup of contaminated New England river, supporters are split on how to continue

In midst of river cleanup, supporters are divided

Salazar task force finds big obstacles remain to logging in Western Oregon

Task force finds obstacles remain to Ore. logging

Groups seek investigation, ethics review after oil and gas industry hires former BLM official

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