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Land legislation worth backing

Dear Editor:

Congress will soon vote on the Omnibus Public Land Management Act, a far-reaching bill that will protect wilderness areas, rivers, heritage sites, and parks on public lands across the United States.

As this nation sees more growth and development, it becomes more and more critical for us to preserve, protect and conserve those areas that provide open space, wildlife habitat, recreation areas, protected watersheds, heritage sites, and places for solitude and personal regeneration. In addition, these wilderness areas and other protected lands provide great benefits to rural economies by increasing property values, providing new economic opportunities in recreation and tourism, and creating desirable places for people to live and work.



Contact your representative in Congress to vote for this measure. This legislation is good for our state and good for America.

Dorothea Farris




Carbondale


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