Items by Brandon Loomis

A desert boomtown comes to terms with its quiet neighbors
The Red Cliffs Desert Reserve, near rapidly growing St. George, Utah, was created to protect the endangered desert tortoise, but it is still not clear how the reserve will be managed, or even if it is really protecting the tortoise.
One bullet prompted regret
Sheep rancher Leo Cottenoir regrets that he shot Yellowstone's last wolf in 1943.
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