The first, though dated in it's legal details, does an excellent job of describing the Fens/Wetlands situation and regulatory complications. Illustrating some of the unavoidable impacts development would have on this watershed to the Rio Grande River. The second article describes the increasing stress the Rio Grande National Forest biosphere is suffering, and why we must take care of what we have.
Wetlands heat up Wolf Creek debate ~ Agencies clash over mapping of ‘old-growth’ fens
CoverStory, Adam Howellhttp://www.durangotelegraph.com/index.cfm/archives/2005/december-29-2005/wetlands-heat-up-wolf-creek-debate/~ ~ ~
Rio Grande forest ‘endangered’
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