High Country News May 15, 1981
... to read the essays, news stories and other articles in the issue, including the sampling below
A farm near Boulder, Colorado illustrates the challenges of passing family farms on to future generations, and of the hurdles to young farmers in general.
A renewed proposal to dam Colorado's Yampa River pits the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission against the Department of Interior.
What's seven feet tall, lays $200 eggs, reproduces slower than an elephant, and has been around since the days of the pterodactyl?
Montana's highly unique paddlefish, a relic from the days of dinosaurs, now faces twentieth century problems, including that a large commercial market has developed for its eggs, which are valuable for caviar.