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"T he traffic in that and through that wildlife corridor just increases year after year after year. Bringing the trails up to standard for FIS races would meaning filling in little swales, widening the trails, changing lines of sight so the amount of cover the animals will have in the summer will be really reduced. Everybody goes: It's just one little thing, but it's just one little thing on top of a hundred other little things. Isn't that the story of the straw that broke the camel's back?"

Colleen Campbell, who sits on the board for the Bow Valley Naturalists, one of the groups raising concerns about the long-term effects of allowing cross-country ski competitions in a key wildlife corridor in Banff National Park In Alberta.
- Calgary Herald

On The Bookshelf
Barbara Theroux reviews Douglas Emlen’s "Animal Weapons"


Mountain West Perspectives
Montana's two-year colleges revamp education to meet changing workplace demands


Mountain West Voices
Hear weekly stories from the Rocky Mountain West as gathered by Clay Scott

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