Reno Gazette Journal 8/18/2012
Excerpt: “To Reno’s Carl Adams, “a battle wages” as he and others who cherish motorized recreation in the backcountry strive to protect access they insist is increasingly threatened.
Environmentalists counter that a crackdown on dirt bikes, Jeeps and all-terrain vehicles they say have profoundly damaged public land is long overdue.
Federal land managers such as the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management insist they’re trying to strike a balance between recreation and resource protection, a touchy endeavor drawing fire from both sides. ….”