Real work on ATV trails
will be balancing interests
The Vilas County Board of Supervisors approved last week proposed modifications to the long-range county forest plan that will allow, for the first time, two types of all-terrain vehicle (ATV) trails to be established — state-funded trails and club trails.
As part of the change in plan direction, the board agreed with its Forestry, Recreation and Land Committee that mention of a 2004 nonbinding referendum that rejected ATV use on county lands, roads and rights-of-way should be struck from the document.
In that vote, 5,457 electors said no to ATV use on county