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Forest Service turns to volunteers for trail repair - Come Join the Fun - Back Country Horsemen Of Missoula Membership Meeting - 2/24 - Missoula

February 22, 2018View for printing

The U.S. Forest Service hopes to double the workload of its volunteer helpers as it attacks a backlog of trail maintenance largely in Montana.

The Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex's 3,200 miles of trail arrived No. 1 on a Forest Service priority list for trail work last Friday. So did the Continental Divide Scenic Trail; its largest segment passes through Montana. And the Central Idaho Wilderness Complex listing includes a chunk of the Bitterroot National Forest slopping across the Montana-Idaho border.

ROB CHANEY rchaney@missoulian.com

http://missoulian.com/news/local/for ... ded9a7.html

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The Wilderness is great from the back of a horse.

Back Country Horsemen Of Missoula Membership Meeting - 2/24 - Missoula

Mission Statement

To perpetuate the common sense use and enjoyment of horses and mules in America's back country and wilderness.

To work to ensure that public lands remain open to recreation and stock use.

To assist the various agencies responsible for the maintenance and management of public lands.

To educate, encourage and solicit active participation in the wise and sustained use of the back country resource by horsemen and the general public commensurate with our heritage.

To foster and encourage the formation of new state Back Country Horsemen organizations.

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