Local View: Recapture Canyon NOT reopened, Zinke hiding behind ‘PR smokescreen’

The problem is that none of the trails shown on the map were part of the Recapture emergency closure in 2007. Matter of fact these roads and trails have never been closed. So what did the citizens of San Juan County get out of this so called good news? Not one thing we didn’t already have. Monte Wells The Petroglyph […]

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Zinke reopens Recapture Canyon, site of 2014 public access showdown

“Recreation on public lands is a big part of what we do at the Interior Department and the BLM, but for many persons with disabilities or for people who just don’t get around like they used to, our public lands aren’t accessible without motorized vehicles. Allowing ATVs and other vehicles in Recapture Canyon will open up opportunities for people to […]

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BLM flip-flops on motorized travel, after county commissioner convicted

BLM considering trail plans for controversial Recapture Canyon Convicted commissioner calls proposals ‘way past due’; agency calls them ‘big milestone’ By Dennis Romboy Deseret News BLANDING — The Bureau of Land Management is considering proposals for the future of the southeastern Utah canyon where a San Juan County commissioner led an ATV protest ride that landed him in jail. The BLM’s […]

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