High Country News May 23, 1988
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Along Idaho's Snake River, military war-games run up against the densest known concentration of nesting raptors in the world.
One of the fastest growing and most lucrative sports in the West is river running, and river runners who once rafted at will now run on restricted launch dates and compete for access.
Petrified Forest-Painted Desert National Park in northeastern Arizona is about 200 miles and a mountain range away from Phoenix, Ariz. But Phoenix, with help from even more distant Los Angeles, is the primary cause of air pollution at the park.