Coal Mining on Caw Ridge: An Unwanted Legacy
June 1, 2005
Wild Lands Advocate Article 13(3): 14-15, June 2005 by Lara Smandych.
Large numbers of bighorn sheep were killed in this very area by hunters. The sheep had grown accustomed to humans when the McIntyre and Smoky River Coal mines were operational and never thought of running away. It was one of the many lessons learned in the unexpected and unwelcome legacy of surface coal mining in our wild places.
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