Educate, don't restrict use...
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In response to the Outdoor Industry Association letter in regards to the Greater Canyonlands proposal, I don’t understand how these people (OIA) believe this won’t backfire on them.

Has anyone ever benefited from more government? How do they know that it won’t just be shut down to everyone? Why would anyone want more regulations and restrictions? Wouldn’t that mean more work for them to get permits to take tours there or to recreate there? That would cost them money, therefore, they would have to raise their prices, resulting in lower tourist numbers.

Doesn’t make sense to me. Seems to me, the answer would be educating people on respect of the land rather than keeping them off.

—Corinna Anderson


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