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February 1, 1998 1:00 AM
(Normal Story)
(BRC Board of Directors)
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First, let me thank Yellowstone National Park for extending the comment period. These comments are in addition to the comments mailed December 13th, 1997.My comments in this letter are the collective input of the many interested members of the BlueRibbon Coalition who have visited Yellowstone National Park for the past thirty years. In the period...
February 1, 1998 1:00 AM
(Normal Story)
(BRC Senior Policy Advisor)
When we meet people for the first time, we unconsciously form immediate impressions of them. We base our opinions and responses to them based on social preconceptions and our own past experience. Without consciously realizing it, we categorize others according to their age, sex, race, physical appearance, and many other less obvious attributes....
February 1, 1998 1:00 AM
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(BRC Western Representative)
Under pressure from certain green groups, the Clinton administration has considered changing Forest Service policies on "roadless" areas.
February 1, 1998 1:00 AM
(Normal Story)
(Former BRC Executive Director)
I recently met with marketing representatives of a large ski resort regarding the threat to Yellowstone Park snowmobiling. Many skiers at this resort buy packages that include a snowmobile trip into Yellowstone Park so continued snowmobile access is important to them. Most of the tourists purchasing these packages aren't familiar with snowmobiling...
February 1, 1998 1:00 AM
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(High Rock Trekkers)
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The rain continued all day long, but it didn't dampen the spirits of the hundreds of four-wheel drive enthusiasts who recently gathered in Sacramento for the 10th annual Gold Country 4X4 Toy Run, which is held annually to raise toys and sleeping bags for needy children identified by local charitable organizations. Ken Malloy, of the Sacramento-...
December 1, 1997 1:00 AM
(Normal Story)
(Former BRC Executive Director)
Well here we are at the end of our tenth year. Much has happened since 1987 when a small group of snowmobilers, off highway motorcyclists, ATVers and 4X4 enthusiasts decided that a team effort was needed to address threats to our recreation access. The trail has been rough and full of challenges. One of our greatest challenges has been internal...
December 1, 1997 1:00 AM
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Mt. McKinley National Park was created in 1917, to preserve for future generations the wildlife and wilderness characteristics of the area. It was about 2 million acres in size and generally stayed undeveloped and uninhabited except for the road, built for access to the park as well has min ing.
December 1, 1997 1:00 AM
(Normal Story)
(BRC Senior Policy Advisor)
On November 14, the National Park Service (NPS) released for public comment an Environmental Assessment (EA) proposing to close a segment of the "grand loop" - the historically groomed snow road in Yellowstone Park to winter travel. This EA is being conducted in response to the suit settlement between the Fund For Animals and the National Park...
December 1, 1997 1:00 AM
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(BRC Board of Directors)
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Before I discuss the issue of comments on the Environmental Assessment (E A) I want to take this opportunity to thank Steve Janes, Publisher of SnoWest Magazine, and Lane Lindstrom, Editor of SnoWest Magazine, for their support on the Yellowstone Park snowmobiling issue. Steve and Lane have both attended many meetings held on the Yellowstone...
December 1, 1997 1:00 AM
(Normal Story)
When someone puts on the cloak of environmentalism, just what does he or she stand for? Some 105 years ago, when the Sierra Club was established, it stood for conserving and protecting our natural resources, but the green movement took a wrong turn some 30 years back, and now it stands for something completely different. Instead of protecting the...

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