27 May '11, 7pm

Court Finds Sierra Nevada Off-road Vehicle Plan Illegal

For Immediate Release, May 27, 2011 Contacts: Karen Schambach, Center for Sierra Nevada Conservation, (530) 333-1113 Lisa Belenky, Center for Biological Diversity, (415) 385-5694 Court Finds Sierra Nevada Off-road Vehicle Plan Illegal SACRAMENTO, Calif .— A federal court has rejected the U.S. Forest Service’s plan to increase off-road vehicle use in the Eldorado National Forest. The court decision , released Thursday, found the Forest Service’s “travel-management plan” violated legal protections for fragile Sierra Nevada meadow habitat and the threatened California red-legged frog. The Forest Service’s 2008 travel-management plan authorized 1,212 miles of motorized vehicle routes across the Eldorado National Forest, including designation of 23 miles of routes created by off-road vehicle users in sensitive areas. The plan included nearly 40 miles of routes on soils suscepti...

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