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    Good point!
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    Corner crossing would be a moot point if the proposed public land sell-offs were to occur. Before we can talk about providing better access to public lands, we need to put this anti-federal land hoopla to rest. While there's many of great ideas, programs and organizations out there that are working on the issue of public land access, it's all a waste if the land we're trying to get access to ends up being sold off.

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    I would like to see some states like WY and CO that have large mineral revenues dump some of that Tax revenue money back into buying up smaller, key pieces of private land and add that back into the pot and under state control. But sometimes even the mention of that sends the cattlemen into orbit. -G
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    Tim,
    I believe the states would be subsidized by Uncle Sam if that was the case.

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    Tbrass makes an incredibly valid point! We have to have the land to be able to access it for hunting and fishing purposes. Actively let your politicians know that you don't want it sold and it won't be. They value their jobs and know that you hold the keys to their offices with your vote.

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    I agree 100%. Great organization that is protecting the very thing we love and use the most. Its great to see a non specie specific org fighting for land and not individual herds or species. -G
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    Quote Originally Posted by Umpqua Hunter View Post
    I wonder about something like F&G installing signs at the corner crossing points. No sign…it's illegal to cross. The surveys are done in many areas and the survey hubs are in place.
    That's a good idea except for signs are expensive and the state agencies are struggling financially the way it is. Placing signs on corner crossings would be a really expensive endeavor.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tbrass View Post
    Corner crossing would be a moot point if the proposed public land sell-offs were to occur. Before we can talk about providing better access to public lands, we need to put this anti-federal land hoopla to rest. While there's many of great ideas, programs and organizations out there that are working on the issue of public land access, it's all a waste if the land we're trying to get access to ends up being sold off.
    There are around 640 million acres of Federal land. Our national debt is $17.5 trillion. They would have to sell all of that land at $27,000 an acre to pay it off. Most of it isn't worth a fraction of that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Umpqua Hunter View Post
    There are around 640 million acres of Federal land. Our national debt is $17.5 trillion. They would have to sell all of that land at $27,000 an acre to pay it off. Most of it isn't worth a fraction of that.
    EXCELLENT point!!! Just shows how much our debt is and how tough it will be to pay it off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Umpqua Hunter View Post
    There are around 640 million acres of Federal land. Our national debt is $17.5 trillion. They would have to sell all of that land at $27,000 an acre to pay it off. Most of it isn't worth a fraction of that.
    Good point on the dollar figures involved, but the real question is how would the money actually be spent and is what it would be spent on worth losing the resource of public land with multiple use?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MulyBux7077 View Post
    EXCELLENT point!!! Just shows how much our debt is and how tough it will be to pay it off.
    I think passing second grade math should be a requirement for a federal office.
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