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High Country News May 15, 1981

No room in this field for the young

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No room in this field for the young

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.

Yampa's floodwaters carry boaters and dreams of a dam

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.

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