Water Developments and Wildlife: Violating the Public Trust
An Independent Report

By Miriam L. Austin, Red Willow Research, Inc., September 2003


Cows at Watering Trough
Photo by Miriam L. Austin

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Abstract
Acknowledgements
Introduction
1.1:  Water and Wildlife in the Arid West
2.1 Water Developments for Livestock
2.2 Water Developments for Wildlife
3.1:  Ecological "Costs"
4.1 Wildlife Access, Safety Issues
4.2 Examples
5.1 Water Developments: Why They
        Represent Violations of the
        Public Trust

Conclusion
Sources Cited

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