Spring Canyon area needs protection...
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In the April 9 article “County Releases Bishop’s Land Bill recommendations” Lynn Jackson explained that the outdoor recreation industry was consulted about future extractive development in the area north of the Spring Canyon Road. And then he stated that the non-motorized recreation community did not show that area to be a high priority.

I consider myself to be part of the non-motorized recreation community and I consider the area north of the Spring Canyon Road to be high priority. While this area may not be a high priority for commercial non-motorized recreation vendors it is for many non-motorized recreationists.

Many of the comment letters sent to the county specifically mentioned this area as needing protection. The outdoor recreation industry is a part of, but it is certainly NOT the non-motorized recreation community.

—Gerrish Willis

Moab

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