Forest Service seeks input on Los Padres backcountry changes

Kit Stolz, OVN correspondent

In January 2001, just days before exiting office, the Clinton administration issued a “roadless rule” prohibiting construction of new roads on more than 58 million acres of national forest lands.

Now, after numerous legal fights over the rule, the Forest Service has issued a new “land management plan” to protect 300,000 acres of wild

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