Entries by Hilary Eisen

Comment Now: National Park Service Fee Increase

National Park entrance fees should never be set at levels where people are priced out of enjoying their public lands. Congress is long overdue in addressing maintenance backlogs. Comment now to help convince Congress to drop the fee hike idea and pass the National Park Service Legacy Act instead. 

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Winter Travel Planning: Working to Get it Right

September 2016: Lassen National Forest releases draft winter travel plan. As a test case for future winter travel management on forests across the country, it still needs work. The 2015 Over-Snow Vehicle (OSV) Rule, which requires that every forest that receives enough snow for winter recreation develop a travel management plan for over-snow vehicles, was a huge […]

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Bitterroot Travel Plan Protects Wild Winter Landscapes

Today the Bitterroot National Forest took an important step in protecting wild and quiet winter landscapes.  In the newly published Bitterroot Travel Plan the Forest Service brings travel management on the Bitterroot up to speed with the management direction in the existing forest plan and in line with regulations set forth in the 2015 Over-Snow […]