two weeks in the West

October 2006
High Country News;10/16/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 19, p3
The article presents news briefs on environmental protection in the U.S. The head of Bingham County Planning and Zoning Department Allen Jensen claimed that double fencing elk farms are required to avoid the escape of elks. The Interior Department spent millions of dollars for the Chiloquin dam removal in Oregon. Endangered Wright fishhook and Winkler cactus is protected by not allowing off-highway vehicles to enter within the vicinity of Factory Butte, Utah.


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