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Cranes' fate depends on Platte's flow

April 8, 1977

Proposed water projects and uncontrolled pumping of groundwater for irrigation threaten the wide-flowing, flooding, living oasis that sandhill cranes call home on Nebraska's Platte River.

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Cranes' fate depends on Platte's flow
Proposed water projects and uncontrolled pumping of groundwater for irrigation threaten the wide-flowing, flooding, living oasis that sandhill cranes call home on Nebraska's Platte River.

Uncommon Westerners

Mark Skrotzki cuts his teeth on Glenwood Canyon
Mark Skrotzki is spearheading an effort to find alternatives to a plan to push a four-lane interstate through Colorado's Glenwood Canyon.

News

Andrus gives reprieve to Grand Canyon burros
Andrus gives reprieve to Grand Canyon burros
Interior Secretary Cecil Andrus has announced that before any action is taken to exterminate 2,000 feral burros in Grand Canyon National Park, a full environmental impact statement will be prepared and public review will be sought.
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