Greens Fight to Keep ATVs out of Forest
Philip A. Janquart | Courthouse News
Editor's note: We don't have nearly enough roadless and recommended wilderness areas left in the southwest corner of Greater Yellowstone. That's just one of many reasons why we're suing to prevent the construction of this trail system.
POCATELLO, Idaho (CN) - Environmentalists sued the U.S. Forest Service to keep a proposed 7.8-mile ATV trail out of a wild, roadless area of the Caribou-Targhee National Forest, south of Jackson Hole, near the Idaho-Wyoming border.
The proposed Winschell Dugway Trail System on 7,700 acres of National Forest land lies entirely within the Caribou City Roadless Area, next to the Caribou Mountain Recommended Wilderness area, the Greater Yellowstone Coalition says in its federal complaint.
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