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KZMU News: Tuesday June 11, 2019

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Motorized recreationists can now access thousands of acres around Factory Butte in what’s called an “open play area.” When the Bureau of Land Management made this announcement last month, not everyone was celebrating. Conservation groups say the otherworldly lands surrounding Factory Butte should be protected as wilderness, and have serious questions about the federal agency’s plan to monitor two endangered cacti species in the area. Learn more about contrasting user groups and disparate opinions on today’s news.

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