Thursday, January 12, 2012
STRATEGIES FOR ACCESS TO BACKCOUNTRY IN 2012
While lining up my strategies to strengthen the fight for access in 2012, I see some new "lines" I wanted to share with you.
First of all, in the big picture of things, it still boils down to all of us belonging to those groups we believe in, whether they are perfect or not; join up.
Secondly, in the West, you should follow the progress of the Sage Grouse as it's the new Spotted Owl and sure will impact our recreational access, as well as other uses of the land.
Third, the Forest Planning Rule is still a big one affecting us nationally. Make sure you're on the BlueRibbon Coalition Alert list to keep up with this biggie.
Fourth, the overall strategies for 2012 have a new look, but simliar lineup. Go here for my article on the formula we need to follow to put access Job Number 1.