A man stands guard in a watch tower at sunrise at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Ore., on Wednesday, Jan. 6.
A man stands guard in a watch tower at sunrise at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Ore., on Wednesday, Jan. 6. Rick Bowmer AP
A man stands guard in a watch tower at sunrise at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Ore., on Wednesday, Jan. 6. Rick Bowmer AP
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January 18, 2016 11:38 AM

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Rocky Barker is the energy and environment reporter for the Idaho Statesman and has been writing about the West since 1985. He is the author of several books, including "Scorched Earth How the Fires of Yellowstone Changed America," "The Flyfisher's Guide to Idaho" and "The Wingshooter's Guide to Idaho."