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This page last updated February 08, 2009

Obscene Dead Predator Display
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Note the hillside terracing in the background from abusive grazing. A few scattered remnants of native perennial bunchgrasses remain on the slopes.

 

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Note the severe gully erosion in the first two pictures, rill erosion below the juniper tree in the last picture.

 

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Note that the severe grazing by sheep is holding back the yellow starthistle (gray weed with yellow flowers), but at what price to native plants and soil stability?

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