Treehuggers International

Herger Amendment Would Lift Off-Road Vehicle Restrictions In National Forests

Named for Congressman Wally Herger, representing California‚Äôs 2nd District since 1987, this seemingly benign piece of legislative-speak attached to an otherwise crucial piece of defense legislation would “prohibit the use of funds to implement or enforce the Travel Management Rule, relating to the designation of roads, trails, and areas for motor vehicle use, in any administrative unit of the National Forest System.” The measure is intended to force the Forest Service to lift restrictions on off-road vehicle use in National Forests.

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