Snowmobile trail needs state’s OK

IN DECEMBER, WITHOUT permission from the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department, a member of the Mt. Abe Snow Sports/Snowmobiling Club used a tractor to remove this boulder from the Ireland Road entrance to the Lewis Creek Wildlife Management Area in Starksboro. The boulder had been placed there by F&W to prevent the passage of motorized vehicles.

Snowmobilers hoping to travel between existing trails in Starksboro and Lincoln are unlikely to get all the permissions they need before this winter season is over.

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