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John Quillen commented on John Quillen's blog post BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition
"Thanks Dustin. The DOI is going to use this shutdown as an excuse to institute more fees as outlined in the article below. They are huge FEE opportunists. Those fees from the BLM below are indescribable. "
Jan 7
Dustin M commented on John Quillen's blog post BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition
"Sent my comments to the BLM  , thanks for the heads up John "
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John Quillen commented on John Quillen's blog post BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition
Jan 6
John Quillen commented on John Quillen's blog post BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition
"BLM UTAH MOVES TO EXPAND FEES AND REDUCE DISPERSED CAMPING WITH MINIMUM PUBLIC INPUT THE FEE-FREE PRESS Fee Free Logo DEAR PUBLIC LANDS SUPPORTER John Quillen Two BLM Districts in Utah are proposing sweeping new fee programs. They say they want…"
Dec 17, 2018
John Quillen commented on John Quillen's blog post BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition
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Dustin M commented on John Quillen's blog post BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition
Nov 29, 2018
John Quillen commented on John Quillen's blog post BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition
"Lamar is already taking a victory lap over this but I believe I will email Georgianna Vines and ask her if Lamar, who was too busy to be bothered with the backcountry fee issue but did have his people say,"We will evaluate it to see if it works…"
Nov 5, 2018
John Quillen commented on John Quillen's blog post BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition
"If it's a horse trail, they open it after extensive repairs. Just a hiking trail like Scott Mtn that intersects with homes that abut the park, NEVER> Great Smoky Mountains News Release Release Date: November 1, 2018 Contact: Dana Soehn,…"
Nov 1, 2018
John Quillen commented on John Quillen's blog post BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition
"Cash and crew are getting shredded in the comments here over the bear feasco. https://www.nationalparkstraveler.org/2018/10/five-shots-over-three-days-needed-kill-great-smoky-mountains-black-bear"
Oct 30, 2018
John Quillen commented on John Quillen's blog post BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition
"Of course they do. Of course Smokies denies…"
Oct 12, 2018
Dustin M commented on John Quillen's blog post BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition
"That's the week after Knox County Fall Break, I'll try to make it. Next time I'm in Maryville passing LRTC I'll stop in and grab something. "
Oct 5, 2018
John Quillen commented on John Quillen's blog post BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition
"Dustin, Thanks for posting that. I was just talking to our SFW board about the event because Erica at Littler River Trading Company, who is hosting the presentation, had indicated they may donate a portion of the sales that night to Southern Forest…"
Oct 5, 2018
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Donna Davis commented on John Quillen's blog post BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition
"Thanks, John! You're always 'ON IT'!"
Oct 3, 2018
John Quillen commented on John Quillen's blog post BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition
"For those of you that received private messages from James Pollard rest assured I booted him from the network. Despite having the highest security settings for new members sometimes these folks slip through."
Oct 3, 2018

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BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition

Posted by John Quillen on December 20, 2011 at 8:30pm 4666 Comments

Our original Backcountry Tax blog on the gosmokies site was moderated by some folks who held an opinion in favor of backcountry fees.  As a result the blog operator, Jigsha Desai made several threats to shut us down but we remained in operation because it was the most popular blog post in the history of that site.  We decided to take our conversation to a place where our message wouldn't be suppressed.  This blog is the result.

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