June 6, 2013

But if you went up to those checkerboard lands you would have found camps on Plum Creek Timber Company property occupied by hunters who didn’t know the land had been headed for sale to developers.

As the value of recreation property supersedes timber land, those private forest areas were destined for fences, gates and no trespassing signs.

Rich Landers in the Spokesman Review on the WWRP and keeping forests accessible to everyone.