2011 pilot program resulted in 10,000 contacts with riders in problem areas
By Summit Voice
SUMMIT COUNTY — Colorado officials will continue an off-highway vehicle monitoring program that has helped increase compliance with off-road rules in Colorado.
The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission last week approved $300,000 in funding to extend the pilot program launched last year.
In 201, teams of law enforcement officers from Colorado State Parks, the U.S. Forest Service and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management contacted 10,000 individual riders in problem areas identified by environmental and quiet recreation groups, according to state trails program manager Tom Morrissey. Continue reading
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