February 3, 2009

black-tailed prairie dog in Colorado

By black-tailed prairie dog in Colorado

In Colorado, El Paso County officials oppose the listing of the black-tailed prarie dog.  From the Colorado Springs Gazette: "The commissioners, in written comments to the agency, said the prairie dog is widespread in El Paso County, with a total of 923,190 acres of potential habitat, and federal regulations would pose a hardship on property owners, who would have to go through regulatory steps to preserve habitat in construction projects."

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