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Half of the 20 permits for one of the most exclusive and dramatic hiking spots in the southwestern United States remain unavailable during the coronavirus pandemic.

 

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Federal land managers will be holding a series of virtual meetings on a contested plan that will guide oil and gas development near Chaco Culture National Historical Park for at least the next decade.

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Conservation groups have sued the Bureau of Land Management, alleging it’s failed to protect the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation area in southern Arizona from the harms of livestock grazing.

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The Bureau of Land Management has proposed reducing the wild burro population in Mohave County through fertility controls. They say the animal’s numbers are four times the sustainable amount, creating ecological and other hazards. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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The Mohave County Board of Supervisors has unanimously voted in support of expanded mining on lands adjacent to the Grand Canyon. They say a federal ban on new uranium claims has hurt the area’s economic prospects. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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