Monday, October 13, 2008

Tortoises suffering from Army base expansion

Will the imperiled Desert Tortoise survive the feds' death by 1000 cuts mismanagement?

BARSTOW CA -- The US Army and Fish & Wildlife Service have suspended failed efforts to move endangered Desert Tortoises off Ft. Irwin. The already giant base is undergoing a controversial expansion on to BLM public lands and critical habitat.

Watch a video about it from the LA Times.

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