Annual public meeting looks at to-do list for Bob Marshall Wilderness

Chinese Wall - Bob Marshall Wilderness
Chinese Wall – Bob Marshall Wilderness

The Missoulian has an interesting report on the April 2, 2016 Bob Marshall Wilderness complex annual meeting in Choteau . . .

For all the work needed in the woods, there’s at least as much to do back in the office regarding the Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex.

U.S. Forest Service and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks analysts have several long-term projects underway that will affect how hikers, riders, hunters and neighbors experience the 1.5 million-acre backcountry. Much of the to-do list was reviewed at an annual public meeting on Saturday that’s been convening every spring for more than 30 years.

This years’ gathering attracted everyone from Choteau business owners and ranchers to horseback riders who could trace three generations of family experience in the Bob. In between were outfitters, airplane pilots, snowmobile riders and representatives from conservation groups like the Montana Wilderness Association.

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