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first_imgWant to keep fracking chemicals out of your favorite swimming hole? Wanna protect your favorite forest from being logged? How about making sure your favorite trails aren’t bulldozed?The U.S. Forest Service is rewriting its plans for the largest national forest system in the South—the Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests. This new plan will guide how these public lands are managed for the next two decades.It’s not just your next adventure that’s at stake. Forest management may sound boring, but it affects every gulp of water and breath of air you take.Extractive timber, mining, and fracking industries are already well represented in the forest planning process and are lobbying heavily to exploit our forests. So far, the recreation community has been out-shouted. About 700,000 acres, or an area larger than Great Smoky Montains National Park—will be opened to logging.If you want to protect the places where you play, now is the time to step up. Tell the U.S. Forest Service to protect your public lands from commercial logging, mining, and fracking. Ask the Forest Service to designate more wilderness, permanently protect roadless areas, build and maintain more trails, and safeguard the health of our rivers and headwaters.Most importantly, as population swells in the Southeast, we need more public lands and stronger protections for them. Popular areas will become overused and degraded without expanding the national forest boundaries.Email your comments to the Forest Service at [email protected] yourself heard. Be a voice for the trees, the trails, and the wild places you love.last_img read more

first_imgBAKERSFIELD, Calif. – A memorial will be held Wednesday for Bailey Schweitzer, 20, daughter of Bakersfield Speedway promoters Scott and Crissy Schweitzer and a victim of the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting in Las Vegas.Those services begin at 11 a.m. in the Valley Bible Fellowship Church, at 2300 East Brundage Lane in Bakersfield.“Everyone at IMCA extends their sympathy to Bailey’s family and many friends,” IMCA President Brett Root said. “We share in their loss and will continue to remember them in our prayers.”Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery. A reception will follow at Salty’s BBQ Banquet and Event Center, 6720 Schirra Court.Her racing family remembered Bailey during the weekend event at Bakersfield Speedway.last_img read more