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  1. Bush directs land agencies to cater more to hunters

    John Heilprin

    Bush directs land agencies to cater more to hunters

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2007
  2. Official's indiscretions could alter endangered list

    John Heilprin

    Official's indiscretions could alter endangered list

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2007
  3. U.S. seeks to boost aquaculture by allowing fish farms in deep oc...

    John Heilprin

    U.S. seeks to boost aquaculture by allowing fish farms in deep ocean

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2007
  4. Montana woman to head U.S. Forest Service

    John Heilprin

    Montana woman to head Forest Service

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2007
  5. Ford only president to serve as a park ranger

    John Heilprin

    Feeding the bears at Yellowstone National Park is a thing of the past. But in the summer of 1936, it was one of former President Gerald R. Ford's jobs as a seasonal park ranger. Ford's stint at the park that summer 70 years ago, when he turned 23, mak

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2006
  6. U.N. reports increases in ocean "dead zones"

    John Heilprin

    The number of oxygen-starved "dead zones" in the world's seas and oceans has risen more than a third in the past two years because of fertilizer, sewage, animal waste and fossil-fuel burning, United Nations experts said Thursday. Their number has jump

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2006
  7. Interior official faulted for buffalo hunt resigns

    John Heilprin

    A senior Interior Department official was awarded his own buffalo to hunt on a billionaire's ranch a month before his office designated Houston as a port for exotic wildlife, a move that benefited the ranch owner.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2006
  8. Bush spent money to slacken backlogged national-park maintenance;...

    John Heilprin

    As a candidate, President Bush promised to eliminate a $5 billion construction backlog in national parks. Yet under his watch, the amount of unfinished maintenance may have doubled, worsening an already bleak picture.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2006
  9. Stones keyboardist is model conservationist

    John Heilprin

    WASHINGTON — The Rolling Stones' keyboardist has carved out a new role as the Bush administration's idea of the model conservationist.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2006
  10. Bush proposes new rules for overfishing

    John Heilprin

    WASHINGTON — The Bush administration proposed new guidelines Monday that it said would prevent overfishing, part of a plan for managing the nation's marine resources.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2006
  11. Environmental laws to loosen for military?

    John Heilprin

    WASHINGTON — The Bush administration is asking Congress to amend three environmental laws to reduce their impact on military ranges after failing to win the changes last year.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2006
  12. Study: Too many fish snared in wrong nets

    John Heilprin

    WASHINGTON — Commercial fisheries in the U.S. kill a pound of fish for every four pounds intentionally caught, jeopardizing efforts to restore some struggling stocks, scientists said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2006
  13. Feds develop plan to delist bald eagle

    John Heilprin

    The proud symbol of a nation for more than two centuries, the iconic and elegant American bald eagle also is emblematic of a snail-paced federal bureaucracy.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2006
  14. Credit golf-course ponds for wetlands reversal

    John Heilprin

    More people building ponds for golf courses and subdivisions or to retain stormwater and wastewater helped create the nation's first net gain in wetlands in a half-century of government record-keeping.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2006
  15. USFS looks beyond timber sales for revenues

    John Heilprin

    The lure of money is shaping the nation's 155 national forests: more advertising, more fees, more roads to draw timber sales and lumber mill jobs.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2006
  16. Developers note: Pay others for wetlands work

    John Heilprin

    The Bush administration is encouraging developers who destroy wetlands or streams and are required to replace them to pay other businesses to do the work.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2006