Larry starts off discussing some of the projects proposed to the Resource Advisory Committee and finishes up pointing out that bears can do it, but you can’t — at least not on federal land . . .
The Resource Advisory committee (RAC) has been reauthorized for one year. Previous reauthorizations have all been for three years, so this year’s federal dollars may well be the last. Of course, we were told last year that the 2012 monies would be the end of the program, so who knows?
At any rate, the North Fork has received a great amount of money over the years helping to fund road work, battle weeds, thin timber, repair trails and, no doubt, things I have forgotten. Because we have received so much in recent years, we should not really be surprised at the low number of North Fork requests this year.
Flathead County has only requested funding for eight miles of dust abatement, from Camas Junction to Polebridge…