Wildlife managers prepare to fight cheatgrass in wake of fire

Bear and Deer canyons in the Tex Creek Wildlife Management Area were burned by the Henry Creek Fire. The vegetation that was burned in this area would normally be a source of food and habitat for the deer and elk that migrate here in the winter, and there are concerns that the elk will turn to winter wheat this year because of the lack of vegetation. And many mule deer are expected to die. Taylor Carpenter / tcarpenter@postregister.com

RIRIE — Local wildlife managers are preparing for war. It’s going to last a long time. The outcome is uncertain.


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