BLM must proceed with caution, 22 parcels in Delta and Gunnison counties February 9, 2012 Colorado

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BLM must proceed with caution February 9, 2012 Colorado, Delta County Independent, Meg O'Shaughnessy 

I join my community in urging the BLM to withdraw all 22 parcels in Delta and Gunnison counties from consideration for lease sale.... Families of deer and large elk herds use the entire area as their range with as many as 100 head of elk overnighting and traveling nearly daily upon our land in deep winter. The resting grounds and route to the river and returning to the high country across this land must be protected. Intact wildlife habitat and wildlife corridors are essential to preserving the diversity of living communities in this area ...

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