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Re: Juniper Flats needs your help!

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August 21, 2003 08:43AM
For those readers who are unaware of the area being discussed here, the Juniper Flats ACEC is located west of the powerline road. There is a hidden spring out in Juniper Flats that is a quiet refuge for the wildlife in the area. The WEMO plan provides multiple access routes in the area for OHV enthusiasts but leaves nothing for those who seek solitude for hiking, equestrian use, wildlife observation or just soaking up some rays with peace and quiet.

After the Willow Fire, fences were erected to restrict vehicles from entering the Juniper Flats ACEC and extensive erosion control work was done to rehabilitate the land back to its natural state. These efforts are working and the old road into cottonwood springs is overgrown with native plants. All is not perfect in paradise however as an illegally created OHV trail has been created by local motorcycle activists and enforcement of laws against this behavior has been non existant.

The fact that this trail was never included in WEMO planning and was only included AFTER the public comment period closed illustrates that someone is trying to sneak this through without the public being aware. Because it was added later, the public has a short amount of time to comment on this specific amendment. This is a quiet,out of the way kind of place but it really needs some attention now if it is to remain so. Please help save this magical oasis in the desert and write the BLM before Sept 12.
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Juniper Flats needs your help!

LaughingBear 661August 19, 2003 10:34PM

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DCR 408August 20, 2003 07:20AM

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mojavegreen 349August 20, 2003 10:10AM

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LaughingBear 329August 20, 2003 08:16AM

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LaughingBear 416August 20, 2003 09:26PM

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mojavegreen 335August 20, 2003 11:42PM

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LaughingBear 374August 21, 2003 08:43AM

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jobe 370August 21, 2003 03:19PM

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LaughingBear 393August 21, 2003 04:43PM

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Rick 396August 21, 2003 04:50PM

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LaughingBear 431August 21, 2003 05:01PM

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Paul P. 366August 22, 2003 04:57PM

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Rick 397August 22, 2003 05:58PM

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mojavegreen 417August 22, 2003 08:42PM

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Rick 374August 22, 2003 08:47PM

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Rick 385August 23, 2003 01:15PM

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mojavegreen 381August 23, 2003 05:27PM

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LaughingBear 379August 22, 2003 10:43PM

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