Chet Van Dellen, the GIS mapping coordinator for the Nevada Department of Wildlife is pictured Nov. 21, 2013 working on a new, high-tech wilidlife habitat mapping project which the Western Governors ... more 
Chet Van Dellen, the GIS mapping coordinator for the Nevada Department of Wildlife is pictured Nov. 21, 2013 working on a new, high-tech wilidlife habitat mapping project which the Western Governors Association is unveiling in Las Vegas on Thursday Dec. 12, 2013. The Crucial Habitat Assessment Tool _ or CHAT _ will pull together in one place maps for 16 western states in the hope of encouraging economic development while protecting the region's environmental treasures, from Puget Sound to the Rocky Mountains. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner). less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Scott Sonner
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 3:55 AM EST