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Keep our public land open

In response to the Green-horn closure issue, where does it stop with our land-grabbing federal and state Agencies? I have lived here most of my life and cannot understand the reasoning behind the closure of public land for the sake of keeping people out.

The federal government has signed into law the removal of at least two million acres this year from public access. Does this land belong to us or them? What gives a few local complainers the right to restrict use on land that does not belong to them?

If the problem is trash and debris, just drive to any remote spot on any county road, in any remote area and look around – you will see more debris and wrecked cars than have ever been visible in the Greenhorn area.

We all need recreational areas and they are disappearing every day. What’s next, pay for the miles you travel away from your home? Just wait and see!

Frank Brown

Nevada City

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