Towns pick up the tab for USFS in Colorado

https://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/blogs/stateline/2018/09/19/towns-pick-up-the-tab-for-us-forest-service-staff

(Vail’s Langmaid) says it makes sense for local nonprofits and towns like Vail to help protect the forest and make sure visitors have a positive, safe experience. “For better or for worse, I think it’s a good thing, because it gives us an additional sense of responsibility and stewardship,” she said.

Budget Axe Puts Bighorn Forest At Risk in Wyoming

Most National Forests in Wyoming are struggling with the same recreational budget cuts as the Bridger-Teton, this piece from Craig Cope on the Bighorn National Forest is particularly enlightening.

https://billingsgazette.com/opinion/columnists/guest-opinion-budget-axe-puts-bighorn-forest-at-risk-in/article_1ccab1df-b77d-531f-b597-69b949b41b9a.html