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High Country News August 24, 1992

Leave it to beaver

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Leave it to beaver

Beavers on a ranch in Idaho have turned a previously gouged creek bottom into a wetland brimming with wildlife and produced a new pasture for the ranch's livestock.

News

Happy ending to Utah grazing conflict

After nearly two years of negotiations, a large portion of the Escalante River drainage in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area has been permanently closed to grazing.

Essays

Let's stop dirt-bike noise and 'the-end-is-here' noise

"Wise-users" may not have much influence, but they should give environmentalists pause to reconsider their long-run strategies.

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