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Survey suggests Forest Service under-estimates illegal road use

Survey suggests Forest Service under-estimates illegal road use

Laura Lundquist (Missoula Current) A Swan Valley environmental group has found more evidence that Forest Service road closures are often ineffective, and the resulting illegal road use threatens Montana’s fish and wildlife. Recently, the Swan View Coalition published a 2022 survey of more than 300 closed roads on the Flathead National Forest, which found about a third to a half …

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