TITLE

TWO WEEKS IN THE WEST

AUTHOR(S)
Gilman, Sarah
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
High Country News;3/15/2010, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the effort of the wildlife officials to restore bighorn sheep to Seminoe Mountains in Wyoming.
ACCESSION #
48972235

 

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