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Colorado remains divided about return of gray wolves

It’s been almost a century since Lefty and other wolves were killed by U.S. agents to the applause of local ranchers in Colorado. But can wolves now return to make a living off elk and deer herds as they have in Yellowstone? Strongly voiced disagreements have been voiced for more than 20 years now. Continue reading

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Arthur Carhart, wilderness and recreation

One seed for the concept of wilderness can be traced to Trappers Lake, where Arthur Carhart was dispatched to survey a road in 1919. But Carhart was really most interested in the democratization of public lands and broad access of recreation. Continue reading

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