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National Forest Vandalized

August 24, 2008

With wanton disregard for public resources, a few “uncaring” and selfish people have done great damage to historic national forest guard stations and trails resources on the Dixie National Forest. The stations, built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s on the Cedar City and Pine Valley Ranger District, have been victim to multiple instances of vandalism.

Recently the doors and windows of the Bear Valley Guard Station were destroyed. Similar acts have been perpetrated on forest trails and signs. Disgruntled trail users have repeatedly used chain saws and full-size vehicles to cut down barriers and pull out signs on forest trails.

These acts are under investigation. If anyone has information please contact the Dixie National Forest at 435-865-3700.

Matt Buhler

law enforcement officer

Dixie National Forest

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