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Suing for Quiet Recreation in the Forest

Suing for Quiet Recreation in the Forest

A stand of red pine trees in the Huron-Manistee National Forest. (Photo courtesy of Joseph O'Brien, USDA Forest Service)

Host: Rebecca Williams
Show date: 12/16/2010

Summary:
A man whoís been dogging the U.S Forest Service to make some parts of the Huron Manistee Forest off limits to gun hunters and snowmobilers won his case in federal court this fall.

As Bob Allen reports, the Court says forest managers have to consider setting aside roughly 70,000 acres for quiet uses such as hiking, bird watching and cross country skiing:


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