Protected Habitat for Endangered Sheep

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service proposes 1,370 square miles stretchingfrom Palm Springs, California, to to Mexico border, to bedesignated protected habitat for the endangered peninsular bighorn sheep.

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July 7, 2000, 5:40 AM PDT

By Abhijeet Chavan @

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service proposal will protect federalland federal land in Riverside, Imperial and San Diego counties.It does not apply to private land unless federal permits or moneyis involved. Private landowners are apprehensive about the proposal. A public hearing on the proposal has been set for 1 p.m. July 20 at the Wyndham Palm Springs Hotel, 888 E. Tahquitz CanyonWay.

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

Thursday, July 6, 2000 in Desert Sun Palm Springs

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