Friday, September 27, 2002
Team South, Meet Team North!
Today's the day that the two teams finally see each other again, for the first time since July 27, when they parted ways in Salt Lake City. Each team has seen its own share of struggles, hard days, and magnificent public lands. And each team knows quite a lot more than they did two months ago about the complex issues facing the future of the lands which we hold in the public trust.
After two wonderful months, and countless miles through the public domain, it's time to celebrate! The festivities today are by invitation only, and the guest list includes Kathleen Clarke, Director of the Bureau of Land Management, Jack Troyer, Regional Forester for the Intermountain Region, and US Representative James Hansen (R-UT). Hopefully the night won't go too late, because tomorrow is the big day-- National Public Lands Day, which will be celebrated with a big bang in Salt Lake City.