Wildlife crossing

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Photo by Christopher Tomlinson

An aircraft flies over the backcountry southwest of Grand Junction in a view west toward the La Sal Mountains in Utah. In remote areas such as this, the Bureau of Land Management has identified wildlife emphasis zones as part of its continuing revision of the resource management plan for its Grand Junction Field Office.


Take to the air on a flight path leading from Grand Junction toward Gateway, and one thing becomes apparent.
Humans are mostly just visitors to the landscape that lies below.

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