Doris Bowen, farm wife and past manager of Lava
Beds National Monument, in the Klamath Basin.
She tells about wildlife in 2001, comparing it
to Rachel Carson's Silent Spring
Crawford, Tulelake farmer. "..what I was
able to witness in 2001, was a shameful shameful
thing. I saw hundreds of thousands of acres of
habitat that had been utilized consistently by
hundreds of species, literally turned to acres
that were inhospitable to any wildlife at all.
It was all done in the name of 'single species'
Perspective, H&N by Steve Kandra, Klamath
Water Users Board of Director's President and Merrill farmer
4/30/04. "Cooperative farming
on the refuges provides this source of energy
along with the hundreds of thousands of acres of
private lands that are utilized by migrating fowl.
The critters recognize no refuge boundary and the
farm and ranch lands provide."