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Idaho: Horsemen call wilderness trails a disaster - Full Article

February 19 2013

The Back Country Horsemen of Idaho are seeking to have one of their favorite destinations declared a disaster area.
Fed up over the lack of trail clearing and maintenance in the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness Area, the group is behind House Joint Memorial No. 1 which would declare the 2.3 million acre wilderness a natural resource disaster area.

They say the memorial is an attempt to point much needed attention at a problem that too few Idahoans know about. It's not about getting more money for trails at a time when budgets are tight. Rather, they contend, its about U.S. Forest Service making trail work a priority.

"Our play isn't asking for more money from Congress..."

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