March Public Meeting
Will the Historical
Crazy Mountain Trail System Survive Another Generation?
will Trail #267 survive the next year?
Update: Is the FS
recent Scoping Process, intiated for 30 days, beginning
as a Categorical Exclusion (CE), instead of an EA or EIS, illegal,
since there is a Memorandum of Understanding and Conservation
Agreement between various federal and state agencies on Yellowstone
Cuts. YCT are a Species of Concern by the State of Montana and
a Sensitive Species by the USFS. How can the Forest Service
not do an EIS on a trail relocation that will cross 4 creeks
with YCT, when their own NEPA manual states,
conditions that should be considered in determining whether
extraordinary circumstances related to a proposed action warrant
further analysis and documentation in an EA or an EIS are:
(1) Federally listed threatened or endangered species or designated
critical habitat, species proposed for Federal listing or proposed
critical habitat, or Forest Service sensitive species;
(2) Flood plains, wetlands, or municipal watersheds;"?
Porcupine Road - West Side Crazy Mountains
photo by Kathryn QannaYahu
It has been almost a whole generation of
public access obstruction on your 100+ year old historic Crazy
Mountains Trail System.
Just as no one expects a private landowner
to give up their historic water rights, the public landowners
should know our deeded and historic prescriptive access rights
without a fight!
Would you like your access
restored for your and future generations?
Do you want your Federal
public land managers responsive to our public, multiple use,
and public trust resource needs?
How can we effectively
advocate for our Crazy Mountain public lands & access?
Please join us for a free,
open, transparent Public Meeting involving the West Crazy Mountains,
including a general Crazy Mountain access overview.
13, 2018, 6-8 PM
Please come early, meeting will start promptly at 6 PM.
Yellowstone Pioneer Lodge, Yellowstone Conference Room
1515 W. Park Street, Livingston, MT
406-579-7748, Event Contact: Kathryn
If you are coming from out
of town, the Yellowstone Pioneer Lodge (406-222-6110) is offering
a special location event rate discount of 20%.
Guest Speakers, Presentations,
Video Tour, recent landowner Trail #267 relocation scoping
process and upcoming southern Crazy Mountains land exchange,
Q & A, open mic
- Informational resources, maps, history,
FS NEPA process, Forest Service contacts, Yellowstone Cutthroat
maps, history, NEPA Process, Forest Service contact information
Crazy Mountains User Survey
will be available to the public.
Media, elected officials
and legislators welcome.
Coffee, tea & refreshments
will be provided.
Event sponsored by Friends
of the Crazy Mountains and Enhancing Montana's Wildlife &
For more information contact:
Brad Wilson, FOCM, email@example.com
Kathryn QannaYahu, EMWH, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Public Meeting will be professionally
- Brad Wilson (FOCM), A Century of
Crazy Mountain use, Park County roads & Deputy Sheriff,
- Attorney Tim Callahan, Prescriptive
Easements, FS Wonder Ranch Case and 1948 FS Big Timber
Canyon Road Case.
- Kathryn QannaYahu (EMWH), Crazy
Mountain Historical Information & Forest Service
Recorded Positions; Maps & 3D Video Map Tours of
Trails #267, #195 & #268, Proposed FS/Zimmerman
#267 Obliteration and Relocation Proposal;
- US Forest Service NEPA Process;
Retired US Army Corps of Engineers, John Daggett's Statement;
Conservationist Phil Knight Crazy Mountain wildlife
survey information; Categorical Exclusions; FS "Sensitive
Species" Wolverines and Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout;
Ungulate Habitat Security; FS Public Comment Talking
- Where do we go from here? Crazy
Mountain Officials Contact Information, MT Park County
Fuel Tax Maps, Railroad Grant Public Access and Right-of-Ways
Research, Montana Laws - Display of Unauthorized Signs,
Crazy Mountain Survey.
of the Crazy Mountains citizen organization
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been in the Crazy Mountains?
event or additional information please contact:
Kathryn QannaYahu, EMWH, email@example.com
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