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Boulder’s farmland is becoming desert. A solution? Look to beavers and prairie dogs.

Boulder’s semi-arid climate puts it ever at risk of becoming desert. Today, some land around town — about a thousand of Boulder’s 16,000 agricultural acres — is succumbing to that risk. Unless we intervene, acres available to local farmers could drastically decrease in the coming years and decades.  Solutions, none of them easy, range from […]