GMUG Update from Outdoor Alliance

Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison Forest Plan Revision – Outdoor Alliance Update

Outdoor Alliance recently reach out to us to help spread some important messages regarding the GMUG Forest Plan Revision.

Comment by October 22, 2017

Yes, the Telluride Mountain Club will be submitting comments, but the USFS likes hearing from individuals as well. Plus, they value local input. Here is the comment letter submitted by Outdoor Alliance/Outdoor Alliance Colorado to give you ideas for talking points- Outdoor Alliance.GMUG Assessment Comments Letter.

If you would like to submit your own comments, you can do that here.

Interactive Recreation Resource Map

Key parts of the Outdoor Alliance (OA) submission included the geospatial data, suggesting a recreation roundtable, and flagging the idea of “special management areas” to be pursued in the plan in addition to Wilderness and Wild and Scenic River recommendations. Here is OA’s GMUG interactive recreation resource map. Its pretty cool.

Citizen Guide

If you want get deeper background as to how the GMUG Forest Plan Revision plays out, check out ‘A Citizens’ Guide to National Forest Planning‘. It;s pretty comprehensive. Page 68 is where the content on sustainable recreation begins.

 

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