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Interview with Christman on Forest Service plan. She says it started in 2005, then there was a new rule in 2009, then it was overturned. In 2010 went back to the 1982 planning rule. She says there were many public meetings. 2012 published draft plan, revised plan after comments...then in Jan 2014, published their plan. Resolution period now, when the chief in Washington, D.C. looks to resolve objections. Penny asks about people who objected to a suggested EIS, then a new plan. Christman says on the eastern edge of the Franc's Peak area they are proposing OHV trails. She says that came from OHV enthusiasts. Penny asks about OHV's as large as cars...Christman says the trails are a 58 inch width in ""roadless"" areas...for motorized use in those areas. Preston says people she has interviewed are concerned motorized vehicles could go all the way up to Franc's Peak. She says the talis slopes where bears feed on moths would probably be protected. Preston asked about the noise possilby generated by OHV. Christman says that would be considered in motorized management meetings. Christman said when the plan is finalized the OHV's would have to be on a trail. Preston asks, ""What makes you think they are going to stay on the trails? How many law enforcement officers would be available? She answers 3 plus a special agent. She say she topography of this area would limit where they go? ""We have to believe people will abide by the rules."" Christman says they would work with the OHV groups, and close areas down if they damaged the area. Says the trails would be in the Franc's Peak roadless area.

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