Off-road Vehicle Plan Threatens Public Lands Near Grand Canyon

The Lyin King

Public Lands Advocate
"FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. The Kaibab National Forest has finalized a plan for the Tusayan Ranger District that puts the nearby Grand Canyon National Park, as well the forest’s archeological sites and wildlife habitat, at serious risk. The Center for Biological Diversity and a broad coalition of local and national conservation organizations have asked the Forest Service to protect this area, but the district is moving ahead with a plan that largely maintains the status quo and allows off-road vehicles to continue to damage the forest.

The conservation groups also expressed concerns about the lack of enforcement. A 2007 study by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and Ranger for Responsible Recreation found that off-road violations account for most law-enforcement problems on federal lands."

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