Mr. Rose gets many facts twisted and appears to need some education. The federal government can not seize lands they already have. The Scotchman Peaks are owned by the public and managed by the federal government through the United States Forest Service. Whether the Scotchman Peaks end up being designated as wilderness or not, they will continue to be owned by the public and managed by the USFS. There is no transfer, seizure or “grabbing” going on.
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