User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Specific Organisms :: Plants
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Idaho ranchers embrace deal to help sage grouse 11.8.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
Cambridge, Idaho » Farmers and ranchers in southwestern Idaho are considering a series of new conservation measures aimed at improving sage grouse habitat and avoiding future conflicts if the bird is declared an endangered species.
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Colorado officials unleash beetles to battle water-sucking weed 10.8.2009 Denver Post: Local
Colorado agriculture officials are widening their battle against the West's most voracious invasive weed, tamarisk, by deploying a controversial leaf-eating Chinese beetle. ...
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Demonstration gardens crop up in Eagle 8.8.2009 Vail Colorado: News
The beds stand outside the Colorado State University Extension office
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Center yourself for this week's GeoQuiz 2.8.2009 Durango Herald
"John's excuse for not writing this week's GeoQuiz lies somewhere between a Colorado Rockies game and tracing his leprechaun heritage. So I will attempt to fill those monster shoes with a geo-journey to below the Tropic of Cancer."
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UPDATED: BLM Withdraws New Mexico Herbicide Plan 17.7.2009 Albuquerque Journal: State News
The federal Bureau of Land Management on Thursday withdrew an environmental assessment for the treatment of noxious weeds on public lands in southeastern New Mexico.
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Garden shows the path to water-wise beauty 28.6.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
Maybe Utah could justify being the nation's No. 1 water hog if residents were drinking the water. But we're not: Homeowners use 65 percent of their purified water on their yards.
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Conservation Wave Builds in West 23.6.2009 Albuquerque Journal: State News
RIO GRANDE GORGE - Craning his neck to see over the small airplane's instrument panel, Ron Gardiner points out the path Spanish explorers had to take around the deep crevasse that cuts through the center of northern New Mexico.
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Bruce Lindal: Growing lawn grass tricky 22.6.2009 Steamboat Pilot

There have recently been recommendations to plant native grasses in lawns to conserve water. This might not be the best thing to do. There are few if any native grasses that make good lawn grasses in this area, and seed is not available for most.

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Sarah Hagenbuch: Conservation district offers tools 12.6.2009 Steamboat Pilot
Spring is in full swing, along with the high-flowing waters and the fast-growing weeds. The Routt County Conser­vation District sells polyacrylamide to help prevent seepage of water out of ditches and ponds.
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Feds: Rare Utah plant doesn't warrant protections 10.6.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
Federal officials say they won't provide endangered species protections for a rare plant that lives mostly in northeastern Utah. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says environmental groups' petition to put the narrowleaf evening primrose on the endangered species list didn't provide enough
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Feds: Rare Utah plant doesn't warrant protections 10.6.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
Federal officials say they won't provide endangered species protections for a rare plant that lives mostly in northeastern Utah. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says environmental groups' petition to put the narrowleaf evening primrose on the endangered species list didn't provide enough
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Factory Farming’s Long Reach 9.6.2009 NewWest.Net Politics
The impact of factory farming upon the American land and native biodiversity is seldom discussed, but animal protein production has a significant impact upon the Nation’s land and water. The direct environmental problems like air or water pollution associated with large factory farming operations may be clear, but less obvious are the environmental impacts associated with the agricultural production of feed crops and other consequences associated with large factory farming operations.
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Factory Farming’s Long Reach 9.6.2009 NewWest.Net Development
The impact of factory farming upon the American land and native biodiversity is seldom discussed, but animal protein production has a significant impact upon the Nation’s land and water. The direct environmental problems like air or water pollution associated with large factory farming operations may be clear, but less obvious are the environmental impacts associated with the agricultural production of feed crops and other consequences associated with large factory farming operations.
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Factory Farming’s Long Reach 9.6.2009 NewWest.Net Environment
The impact of factory farming upon the American land and native biodiversity is seldom discussed, but animal protein production has a significant impact upon the Nation’s land and water. The direct environmental problems like air or water pollution associated with large factory farming operations may be clear, but less obvious are the environmental impacts associated with the agricultural production of feed crops and other consequences associated with large factory farming operations.
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Volunteers give back to trails 7.6.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
Salt Lake City watershed specialist Vanessa Welsh sat in the shade of a tree near a trail above City Creek Canyon on Saturday and spotted what seemed like a harmless flower.
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Highway shoulders grow shaggy 6.6.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
Hagerstown, Md. » America's highways are taking on a shaggier look for the peak travel season. Grasses, shrubs and wildflowers are exploding across median strips and road shoulders this summer as states cut back on mowing to save money.
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Sustainability creeps into Vail Valley coffins 31.5.2009 Vail Colorado: News
Some in the Vail Valley are taking their eco-conscience to the grave
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Tiny black grass bug plaguing Utah farms 26.5.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
Howell » Agricultural experts from Utah State University say a tiny black grass bug poses a serious threat to farms, rangeland and conservation reserves across Utah.
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Steamboat Art Museum exhibit highlights rare plants 23.5.2009 Steamboat Pilot

Carol Till has been involved with the American Society of Botanical Artists for years, but it wasn’t until she started working on a new art exhibit — “RARE: Imperiled Plants of Colorado” — that she realized the educational impact the group could have.

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Runners Unite! 21.5.2009 NewWest.Net All Headlines
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