Gold in Utah Laccoliths
August 2004 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThe Colorado Plateau, much of it “Red Rock Country,” covers most of southern and eastern Utah, as well as parts of adjoining states. Elevations range from 3,600 to over 12,000 feet. Much of the region is...
Butte, Montana—The Richest Hill on Earth
I recently had the opportunity to spend a day exploring around Butte, Montana and was amazed by the amount of mining that has taken place there. The old-timers called Butte “the richest hill on earth” and had pretty good reasons for doing so.
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Sage-Grouse Won't Get ESA Listing For Now
The Obama administration announced on March 5 its decision not to list the sage-grouse as threatened or endangered at the moment, though it left the door wide open to future listing.
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