Environment: Saving the Snake River

Andrus and Redford cruise for the raptors

Rising in the mountains of Wyoming and flowing sinuously northwestward to its meeting with the Columbia, the Snake River traverses some of the most beautiful country in the American West. Perhaps none of the scenery through which it flows is more impressive than Idaho's Snake River Birds of Prey Natural Area, a 33-mile stretch of water bordered on both sides by high-rise towers of volcanic rock and sheer sandstone cliffs, and inhabited by the densest nesting population of raptors, or birds of prey, anywhere in the world....

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