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  • WHAT IS "GMUG" AND WHY IT MATTERS TO YOU

    10/05/2005 7:38:42 AM PDT · by george76 · 14 replies · 1,014+ views
    BLUERIBBON COALITION ^ | September 26 | Brian Hawthorne
    "GMUG" stands for the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests. Combined, they encompass some 2.9 million acres of National Forest lands in Central and Western Colorado. These three forests are home to some of the most outstanding recreational opportunity in the West. Right now, the forest's are revising their Forest Plans. These management plans provide broad guidance on what activities may or may not occur on these lands. The BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC), a national recreation advocacy group that champions recreational access and responsible use of public and private lands, is growing increasingly concerned about the influence several anti-access groups...
  • Change Your View: Stop and Smell the Flowers Along Scenic WY Byway

    06/07/2004 6:42:44 AM PDT · by Theodore R. · 2 replies · 302+ views
    Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune-Eagle ^ | 06-07-04 | Stockton, Ty
    Change your view Stop and smell the flowers along scenic byway By Ty Stockton outdoors@wyomingnews.com Published in the Wyoming Tribune-Eagle CENTENNIAL - If your idea of a summer vacation is more about secluded hiking trails, breathtaking vistas and crystal-clear fishing waters than long amusement park lines, $2.25-per-gallon gas prices and overpriced hotel rooms, a drive through your own backyard may be your best bet this summer. Wyoming Highway 130 from Centennial to Saratoga is more than just a scenic byway. The road is a springboard for endless summertime outdoors activities. You could spend the entire summer on that road and...
  • Baywide Trail Plan Afoot

    04/10/2002 7:13:50 AM PDT · by EggsAckley · 5 replies · 168+ views
    Santa Cruz County Sentinel ^ | April 9, 3003 | Brian Seals, Sentinel Staff Writer
    SANTA CRUZ — It could be years in the making, but one day hikers and bikers may be able to traverse the entire Monterey Bay via a scenic trail. Representatives from Monterey and Santa Cruz county, state parks, the state coastal commission, the national marine sanctuary and U.S. Rep. Sam Farr, D-Carmel, have been quietly working on the plan. Initial estimates place the cost of the effort at about $35 million, but that amount is almost sure to be revised. The goal is to bring the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary alive to the millions of tourist who visit the...