Input opportunity: Proposal for trail use in Island Unit (Blacktail)

from Don Wood, March 1, 2012

This information is provided so you can take an informed position on this controversial issue, then voice your opinion, should you so choose.

The US Forest Service is doing an environmental assessment (EA) on proposed trail work in the Island Unit (Blacktail), on the west side of the Flathead valley. The proposal includes not only walking and biking trails but also motorized trails in the existing non-motorized area.

Comments are due by April 1, 2012. You can view the EA proposal on the Forest Service website at Island Unit Trail System Additions Project, or for a paper copy, contact:

Andrew K. Johnson @ (

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