by Joyce DeVore

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March 1, 2012
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Markleeville residents talk about wild & scenic plan

Representatives from Trout Unlimited and California Trout held an open house at the Markleeville Library last Wednesday. 

The discussion centered around a proposal to designate approximately seven miles of the Upper Truckee River and 25 miles of its tributaries, including Meiss, Round, Dardanelles, Showers, Four Lakes, as a Wild River in the National Wild & Scenic Rivers System.

More than a dozen locals showed up to ask questions and voice opinions about the plan.

Currently the area is federally owned.  The Forest Service is required to identify, study, and recommend Wild & Scenic Rivers in the land and resource planning …

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