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By David Martin

Killdeer earns recognition


The Killdeer Wetlands west of Green River was recently identified as an Important Bird Area by the National Audubon Society.

The Killdeer Wetlands became the 44th Important Bird Area in Wyoming, of a total list of about 8,000 such locations worldwide. Originally known as Alkali Flats, the wetlands dried up after the Fontanelle Dam was built. In 2009, the city and its Greenbelt Task Force started diverting water into the area. The designation was awarded to the wetlands last year and is recognized by both the regional and national Audubon societies.

Dave Mead, a Greenbelt Task Force member...

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