[Cdt-l] Badger-Two Medicine
norcalhiker at gmail.com
Mon Jan 24 21:58:20 CST 2011
great news on the protections!
On 1/24/11, Jim Wolf <mail at cdtsociety.org> wrote:
> From the Great Falls Tribune, we learn:
> U.S. District Judge Sam Haddon has upheld a decision by the U.S. Forest
> Service banning four-wheelers and snowmobiles in a wild island of
> backcountry known as the Badger-Two Medicine Area.
> In a ruling filed Thursday in Great Falls, Haddon said the U.S. Forest
> Service's 2009 adoption of the Badger-Two Medicine Travel Plan, which
> included the motorized access restrictions, was not flawed, as a lawsuit
> to overturn it had alleged.
> The lawsuit, brought by motorized-use interests, was dismissed.
> The Badger-Two Medicine includes the CDNST between Glacier National Park
> and the Bob Marshall Wilderness. Even though the decision is subject to
> appeal, we are encouraged by the district court's decision.
> We once again applaud the Lewis and Clark National Forest for protecting
> the values of the Trail in this unspoiled area.
> CDTS?Jim Wolf
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