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April 14, 2013
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On Carson City’s ‘C Hill,’ sheep reduce risk of fire the natural way

Fire prevention on Carson City’s west side is getting its annual boost from sheep. There were 780 sheep and 900 lambs crossing Kings Canyon Road on Friday morning from the Anderson Ranch to the north of Kings Canyon, once part of the old Lincoln Highway. The flock headed south to the west side of the city’s “C Hill.” “They are now on ‘C Hill’s’ back side,” said Ann Bollinger, natural resources specialist with the Carson City Open Space Program in the Parks and Recreation Department. “Probably next week we’ll move them around to the front,” she said, which would bring …

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