Today I’m just going to link you to an article by Joshua Emerson Smith of the Merced
Sun-Star. <HERE> While not the SF Chronicle, the Sun-Star is trying to bring attention to the impact that the MRP may have on us. I chatted with him about my perspective. I have no clue why in 2011 we need to have a golf course at Wawona – the south fork of the America River flows nearby. But it’s true – with turnouts of from 10 to 50 per in-person session, the workshops should have had standing room only. 11 people took the time to join the webinar. That’s it. I’ve done a lot of reading on the whole issue and am convinced that the park as we now know it will change. The User Capacity thing is a major item in the lawsuit settlement.
So take the time and complete your comments on the NPS worksheet. Warning: It took me a couple hours to complete. There is just too much info presented and the form is too small to read easily. You have to scroll and zoom a lot to navigate it. You can do so <Here>.
Unrelated thought worth quoting: “The whole world is watching. The whole world is watching.” – Peace chant from the American 1960’s antiwar movement.
*MrHalfDome™ – Rick Deutsch – www.HikeHalfDome.com