The Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit of the US Forest Service have released the draft of a new management plan that distills their policy guidelines for the next 20 years. The bureaucrats new plan does not appear to address winter recreation – implying no changes to their decades old plan. If there were no [...]
Archive for the ‘Access Issues’ Category
Years of effort by Snowlands Network, other environmental organizations and concerned individuals culminated in an agreement between the Forest Service and diverse interests that will close the Rubicon (Off-Road) Trail at times to protect water quality and prevent erosion. The agreement will also allow improvements to the Rubicon Trail to move forward.
Ran across a plea for help today that seem worthy of mention. Snowlands Network sent out a notice to protest a proposal by the US Forest Service to allow snowmobiling on nearly all roads in the Giant Sequoia National Monument (not the same as Sequoia National Park). Snowmobiles had been allowed in the monument area, [...]
Snowlands Network is hosting an auction through this weekend to raise money for protecting wilderness lands from mechanized intrusions. There are lots of good causes to support these days, and they all need it because it seems the attacks on what is good are relentless. In the context of Snowlands Network, the goal is to [...]