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Virginia: Wilderness Topic of Meeting on George Washington National Forest

Friday, April 23, 2010

The U. S. Forest Service is hosting a meeting at the Fairfax County Government Center, 7:30pm on Tuesday April 27th to receive public input on a new management plan for the George Washington National Forest

Anti-gun Congressmen Jim Moran and Gerry Connolly succeeded in getting a meeting held in northern Virginia in hopes of rallying public support for setting aside land within the National Forest as wilderness.  Wilderness can only be established by Congress, but areas identified for wilderness designation will invariably be managed as if they are wilderness.  Wilderness designation prohibits the use of motorized and mechanized vehicles.  Where public and hunter vehicular access is allowed now, would not be allowed in a designated wilderness area.  The Government Center is at 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax 22035 and the meeting will be in conference rooms 9 and 10.  Efforts are being made to pack the meeting with environmentalists and anti-hunters. 

Please take the time to attend the meeting and lend your voice in support of keeping the National Forest open to hunting and other recreational activities.  Hunters need more access to huntable areas, not road closures and access restrictions.

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