two weeks in the West

Gilman, Sarah
June 2008
High Country News;6/9/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 11, p3
The article discusses the plans concerning the improvement in managing the trails within forest reserves in the Western States. The U.S. Forest Service as well as the Bureau of Land Management have been directing forest reserve agencies to develop an updated plan for the management of motorized recreation, closure of bandit trails and reduction of conflicts among hikers, bikers and horseback riders in congested trails. As part of the management changes, the Forest Service has also proposed $16.5 million cut in law enforcement for the 2009 budget.


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