National Park News
New Wilderness Stewardship Plan
there in opposition
will steward nothing. They will
all be counting the crushed dandelions trammeled by use, assessing
trends and limiting
access. That is the Wilderness Plan. WE suspect it will be
no local jobs will be created, no new trails opened; which will be in
agreement with their responsibility as a World Heritage Site and
Biosphere. They deny this.
WE are pleased to learn re-locating
is NOT part of the plan at this time. Everyone wants a better
Park! 1 Million Acres of Park Wilderness is clearly enough; expanding
the boundaries, or creating additional wilderness will be a critical
detriment for its protection.
Wild and Scenic Rivers will have no
impact on ONP despite the Wild Olympics supporters claim. But you will
learn that it will be disastrous, as it impacts all the rural
communities here, the property rights of homeowners and the
environment; valley after
valley within our marvelous river systems. Wa. State has even
passed a law prohibiting the picking of our public access wild berries
on our State owned lands without payment of fees and permits! These
State legislators need to be FIRED. This is OUR state. It does
not solely belong to them. We want back what we've already paid
for. This is not the presidents lone country. It belongs to
the Americans that built and cared for it. It belongs to us who
pay for it. We refuse to give up our lands for green party
boot-lickers. We refuse to bow down to UN third world control of
our public lands and private properties. These vultures must be
Wa. State (rep.?) Steve Tharginer has been a
thorn in our side
for years, working against the working taxpayers with policies
have killed jobs while leaving our public assets in the dust to RE-wild
America so the public can use his"Pay per View" plan. We are
paying this guy? Tharinger's ally Kevin Van De Wege has been
trouble to our States economic bubble. These 2 that hold seats
Wa. state 24th District legislative representatives, have failed to
majority of the people or REPORT the true statistics of opposition to
their UN Agenda 21 programs, that force human habitation off the
Peninsula. In a state and nation that has become un-affordable to exist
in, they are dancing with government assisted petal pickers to create a
BIG government World U.N. park with your money. Money you won't have,
your way in for a glimpse of what you will no longer be able to use.
mind it was a president and a congress who giveth these lands
for public use in perpetuity. It is now the occupier of the White House
and a monkey see monkey do congress that have cometh to taketh
There is no such thing as "Iron Clad
REMOVE OF THE DAMNING PERPETRATORS
Take their Jobs away? Take away their
livelihoods? Destroy their pensions?
"Do Onto Others" doesn't realistically
exist in a Godless
Peninsula residents are a little closer to
apreciation of life then that.
We respect ALL life INCLUDING HUMAN".
New Scam! - Sept 2014
NO PHOTOS ALLOWED in the WILDERENESS unless you
Big Government always trying to make
piece of the pie just a little bit smaller for a really big price!
with federal landgrabs for protected wilderness? Ya Sure U Betcha.
you ever feel
like a lemon being squeezed?
should we be
charged to take pictures, of the lands WE OWN?
with Wild and Scenic-
The "ACT" authorizes
additional lands: 1/4 mile on each side of the river. Also more
on use and access will result.
Huge buffer and no-go zones will be put in place.
here. It is very important to understand our objections.
scam essay Wild and Scenic
get started and
examine the crucial details of the law and its judicial review.
Our Rivers Are Already
Wild Scenic And Protected
There's a bigger problem if you live
here in Quinault
know "first hand" what a horrible mistake this would
be. The Park has been busy buying properties and demolishing
north shore for years.
See The Northshore Documents.
South Shore of the Quinault River ONP has deliberately caused the
destroy a wonderful wetlands/habitat
area; and because it was on private property, failed to save it!
ONP alters the natural watershed
benefit on the north side of the Quinault River to the detriment
the south side. This
is what has
essay Documents of proof
of illegal tampering that
changed the course of the Quinault
for information concerning current on
going 12 year project. Response. WE have discovered them over
extending their usage permit, so that much of the work was done on
permits. What happens if you do that?
Our story. No-one but the park
puts a D9 Cat in the creek bed,
changes the river.
Quinault Residents And Their History
Will Be Removed Next
If The Wild
Olympics Act Becomes Law
Eudies story: From the book Rain Forest by
We have been permitted to publish this
wonderful account about the
"other time" back in '38 when the pioneers were run off
homesteads to make the Park and given what was a "pittance for
property" according to her daughter, Phyllis Miller, a lifetime
resident of Amanda Park.
Are The Campgrounds?
-Promised since the spotted owl decision? and jobs? Visitors to the
Park have been disappointed year after year, with road and trail
closures. Where did the funds go? Ask ex-Congressman Norm Dicks.
- Just off north shore road, was
2 months. short trail to the
worlds largest cedar
-Former North Shore campground on Lake Quinault, now day-use only.
falling limbs from immense cedars and Douglas firs.
important north entrance road to the railhead closed this year (2011).
-Gateway to the Enchanted Valley
now closed (2011). No admittance.
Where is Pyrites Creek
now?... as well as... Rustler Creek
Trail, Promised Creek
Trail, Litchy Creek Trail, Tschletshy
Creek Trail, Howe Creek Trail and Finley Peak Trail?
An Economic Disaster for all affected areas
One of the area signs that wild olympic supporters
stole and tossed into the Quinault river
The Colonel Bob Trail-
popular Wilderness trail closed for 4 years. Unable to facilitate
since a high velocity wind storm took down the mountain
First regulations and
then protest from the
environmentalists stopped our efforts. No Chainsaws Allowed! to
clear the buried trail.
Our "backyard mountain tops are a blown down mess," We are
denied being able to clean it up. Fire is a great concern and
could take the Quinault Valley out with it.
2/10/2011 "To promote
healthy and vibrant communities"
- "Wild Olympics" purposely
plans to keep their
short walking trails outside of
wilderness designations, for the benefit of just 1 kind of user,
closures exclude all others. Fair or selfish? Many river bars that
provide excellent recreation and family camping may no longer be used
with "Wild and Scenic" river designations. Their is absolutely
nothing in this plan for senior citizens. Sunday drives through
the back country won't be possible. The loop trails around
Quinault are not wheelchair accessible.
area all enjoy visiting frequently. Road closures have already
off vast acreage for the protection of wildlife. This is another very
healthy and productive forest, with rivers and creeks that do not need
road in from Hwy101 by the Clearwater School has been cut-short and
for several years from washout. The
campground closed. West
Boundary Rd. is the only south access
into the entire upper Queets river region (the north access will all
bought for park). The "Wild Olympics" result is that this premier
river with it's huge watershed will be inaccessible and unseen by all
very few. Queets Ridge is a
perfect example of a well managed working forest and recreation area in
harmony. Essential school trust land. Future timber value would surely
the $900 million. Mineral Resources are also
Damage by ONP
to the Queets River. reported
and documented by Cliff
Magazine did a study
In Quinault they will all be
the same place, with no place to go!
Campground space is very limited when open, rooms
get sold out (in summer
activities are restricted.
You are offered a short gravel packed nature trail where one can dream
of being in a primeval wilderness whilst viewing a hillside decimated
with blown down rotting timber. You may even succeed in deceiving
yourself that this is old-growth timber! Then you will leave your
refuse, buy gas and
drive on to the next corporate
Who and What Will The Park be Advertising?
see the Wilderness"? ....."You won't even have to leave
your car, because we've brought the Wilderness
to you"! "Our loop trails have all been excluded from these
extra protection designations".... "You will be able to comfortably
walk a short 1
trail into the Olympic National Rain Forest".
few workers in Quinault
are mostly seasonal
and no longer qualify for unemployment
benefits .... Corporate Aramark
who bought out our beautiful locally
owned and operated Lake Quinault
instituted an order to reprimand employees who
discuss the controversial issue of "Wild
guests who have seen our signs.
"We are Partners of the Park" they boast;
while striving to become a monopoly for
Park accommodations, as with
and National Parks nationwide. Unfortunately Striving to answer
inquiries is not on their agenda.
Lake Quinault Lodge
is an historical land mark in our local pioneer community. Since it's
construction in 1926 it served as a roost for outdoor enthusiasts
visiting the Quinault area. Our Lodge always provided warmth and
welcoming by locals that were employed there.
one former employee put it. "We love
Lodge. We just don't like what Aramark came in and did to it". They
took out our Pioneer and Native American furnishings and
it. I don't know. They removed it's character and the cultural arts it
proudly represented and now
promote only the Park". It's a whole different feeling. You can
still enjoy the beautifully hand built fireplace, but the warmth
and natural atmosphere in the lobby is missing. It transformed into
more of a hotel
then the cozy get-a-way, that made it so popular".
compassion local residents have for this landmark and
it's history is by no means to be taken lightly.
Aramark also holds monopoly's in restaurant/food service,
sports/stadium events and many other corporate
owned facilities chains Aramark
Corp. is an out of state Philadelphia based company.
Threats to Our Peninsula Public Lands
Natures Conservancy quietly makes land deal with Rayonier and grabs 2,300
prime forest resource land on Queets Ridge for preservation and
conservation. The collaboration took place under the public radar. Deal
done and ready to be signed the day after the required public notice.
Rayonier requested The
Natures Conservancy wait for the public announcement of this land
mass they would be selling, until the deal was in place and ready to be
More prime resource
land leaves the public opinion behind knowing it would never
produce tax revenue again.
Natures Conservancy (TNC)
now owns many parcels on the Olympic Peninsula for these same purposes.
Preservation and experimentation.
does TNC get all that money?
they pay, where it goes and more.
Over $8 billion
Purchasing Olympic Peninsula lands? Just say no
Our Government has dished them out hundreds
of thousands in grants to be used for land
acquisition and pet conservation projects this
year. Tax grant money from our pockets. The conservancy has their
out everywhere. They are a part of big government landlords.
The Natures Conservancy purchases land nationwide.
of the Clearwater parcel
Why acquire this? - GOVT GRANTS
WILL EVENTUALLY EXCEED THIS LANDS VALUE
And History Will
annual pioneer celebrations on the
will not be allowed. This celebration has been a tradition for over 100
Acres of Olympic Peninsula Public Land grabbed, and
Taylor Checkerspot Butterfly.
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