Telluride Daily Planet
February 3, 2009

Back in the summertime, a small team of scientists descended on the Valley Floor. They studied the wetlands and examined the plants, researched the history, did tests on the soils, checked out migration paths, jotted down existing wildlife and gathered piles of data.

The scientists, from Ecological Resources Consultants, have turned this mountain of information into a draft environmental report – complete with recommendations to the town on how to manage its Valley Floor.

The draft report is out there for public consumption, and today the town-hired consultants are holding a meeting to discuss, explain and gataher feedback on their report.

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