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October 1, 1999 12:00 AM
(Normal Story)
On 35th Anniversary of Passage Local governments, private citizens and outdoor groups announced today that they will mark the 35th anniversary of the passage of the national Wilderness Act by launching a nationwide coalition to reform it. The new coalition, to be called the Wilderness Act Reform Coalition (WARC), will focus initially on fixing ten...
September 1, 1999 12:00 AM
(Normal Story)
(BRC Senior Policy Advisor)
For the past two years, my September column has addressed the "Closed Unless Posted Open" issue. "Closed Unless Posted Open" is a management option used by federal land managers to control access by closing a large area and posting only the roads and trails where the public is allowed. As I've said before, many land managers think this is...
September 1, 1999 12:00 AM
(Normal Story)
(Freelance Writer)
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It was great for the fish but costly for the citizens of New Hampshire to provide a canoe ride for Vice President Al Gore. Nearly four billion gallons of water were unleashed from a massive dam to raise the level of the Connecticut River in Cornish, so that his canoe wouldn't get stuck during an environmental photo opportunity. However, that wasn'...
September 1, 1999 12:00 AM
(Normal Story)
(Member, Everglades Coordinating Council)
The Big Cypress National Preserve was created in 1974 as the first "preserve" in the nation. The Big Cypress National Preserve (BCNP) was originally 570,000 acres and then expanded to 700,000 acres in 1988 by the "Big Cypress National Preserve Addition Act". The enabling act allows for hunting, fishing, trapping, and the use of ORVs and cattle...
September 1, 1999 12:00 AM
(Normal Story)
U.S. Forest Service Federal Agent Bruce Gaynor admitted there had been instructions from McGinty, former head of the Executive Office of the President's Council on Environmental Quality, to leave Earth First! protesters alone according to Marilee Peay of the former Yellow Ribbon Coalition in Eugene, Oregon. Peay's statement has been substantiated...
September 1, 1999 12:00 AM
(Normal Story)
(BRC Board of Directors)
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On Thursday, July 15, 1999 I took the opportunity to attend Jeep 101, "A Free Off-Road Test Drive Event" in Colorado. The event was held at the Wembley Park outside of metro Denver.
September 1, 1999 12:00 AM
(Normal Story)
(BRC Western Representative)
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After reading Michael Furtman's "Anglers and Hunters getting pulled from their roots" article in the July/August, 1999 issue of Sportsman's Quest, it was readily apparent that the only things getting pulled were the legs of American sportsmen and women by Furtman's disingenuous attack on multiple-use recreation and the Wise Use movement (see below...
September 1, 1999 12:00 AM
(Normal Story)
(High Rock Trekkers)
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All of the reporters had read about the famous Rubicon Trail.
April 14, 1999 12:00 AM
(media)
"We will meet them in court again" Says D.J. Schubert <span style=""font-size:11.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:10.0pt"">In a move predicted just last week by BlueRibbon Coalition President Jack Welch, The Fund For Animals, an extreme environmentalist group that vows to put an end to winter use of Yellowstone and other...
April 1, 1999 1:00 AM
(Normal Story)
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Almost overnight, President Clinton declared nearly two million acres of Southern Utah a national monument in 1996. Without public input or consent from Congress, Clinton created the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and left the local communities, and state and federal agencies to pick up the pieces and work out all of the details...

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