Public Motorized Trespass and Administrative Activity on Closed Roads in the Upper Swan, Lower Swan, and Noisy Face Geographic Units
Roads Threaten Bull Trout on the Bitterroot, Flathead and Lolo National Forests
Roads Outnumber Streams in Developed Flathead Watersheds.
Facilitating Physical Access also Extends the Snowmobiing Season, Resulting in Harm to Wildlife Security, Vegetation, Soils and Water
From Swan View’s News, Spring/Summer 2002
Six photos and seven paragraphs demonstrating the choice between streambed restoration or streambed devastation—by Keith Hammer.
From Swan View’s News, Fall 2001
Road Closure Gates Cannot Effectively Eliminate Trespass
For more than a decade, land and wildlife management agencies have recognized that gates are largely ineffective in stopping motorized use of forest roads to provide wildlife security. In spite of concerted attempts to make gates effectively eliminate trespass by the public, a recent survey of Forest Supervisors in the Northern Continental Divide Grizzly Bear Ecosystem shows continued widespread failure.