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John Quillen commented on John Quillen's blog post BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition
"They obviously don't know how slow I jog, Mark."
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Mark Cooke commented on John Quillen's blog post BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition
"I clicked on the top link of John's response to Radnor Lake below that took me to the state of Oregon, and the trail head Baskett Slough NWR. Their explanation was: "One of the challenges with jogging is that it could have an adverse…"
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John Quillen commented on John Quillen's blog post BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition
"I received a response about the Radnor Lake jogging restriction today. And here it is. Mr. Quillen,   Thank you for your recent inquiry regarding jogging at Radnor Lake State Park and State Natural Area. This is a question we often get from…"
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John Quillen commented on John Quillen's blog post BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition
"Also, If you purchase through Amazon, you can make sure we receive a portion of your purchase at no extra cost by using this link.  www.smile.amazon.com  and designating Southern Forest Watch. Thanks again.  Now back to your regularly…"
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John Quillen commented on John Quillen's blog post BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition
"Thanks Mark, I don't usually do this but as we are rounding the second half of the year, our SFW coffers are very low. The only thing we really spend money on is this blog, which is $35 per month. So, if you may be thinking of your end of year,…"
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Mark Cooke commented on John Quillen's blog post BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition
"The deadline for the NEPA comments is August 26th, not the advertised date of 8/12 in the Outside magazine. Even though many, including myself are skeptical about the Federal Govt listening to folks like us, we still have to continue to speak…"
Aug 15
John Quillen commented on John Quillen's blog post BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition
"I haven't heard a response from the director of Radnor Lake regarding the jogging restriction. So I contacted his boss this morning. I did receive a response from the director of the Radnor Lake "Friends" Group. Here is what she said.…"
Aug 13
John Quillen commented on John Quillen's blog post BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition
"Thanks for commenting Mark. Not that our comments matter to these kings in the first place. That may be the best reason for doing away with them. If they were just honest and said so, I would probably commend them. These comments, we learned, are…"
Aug 11
Mark Cooke commented on John Quillen's blog post BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition
"Just commented on the NEPA proposed changes that would eliminate public input and increase categorical exclusions so that the "Almighty Dollar" can be obtained without regard to OUR public lands. At the time I dropped my comment there were…"
Aug 11
John Quillen commented on John Quillen's blog post BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition
"just commented and I hope everyone here will as well."
Aug 7
John Quillen commented on John Quillen's blog post BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition
"You have got to  be kidding me, Dustin.  The Trump administration is quietly trying to strip public input from the decision-making process used by the U.S. Forest Service.  I'm signing that for certain, not that the FS…"
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Dustin M 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
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John Quillen commented on John Quillen's blog post BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition
"Thanks Dustin, I love knowing this stuff is going to hit his inbox in the morning.       Misfud is MIA. There is only one person capable of making that happen. Da?"
Aug 4
Dustin M commented on John Quillen's blog post BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition
"I just sent him an email citing the Preservation Act , maybe he will have a change of heart soon.  What to make about Joseph Mifsud ? I didn't read it all "
Aug 4
John Quillen commented on John Quillen's blog post BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition
"Well, I've been doing a lot of research and it appears, as Frank discovered, that Radnor Lake is operating under the Natural Area Preservation Act of 1971.  I read the entire thing. (Yes, I'm weird like that. I also read the entire…"
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BACKCOUNTRY TAX FEEASCO the unedited and uncensored edition

Posted by John Quillen on December 20, 2011 at 8:30pm 4713 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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