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Position on
Summitville RV Park Proposal 

In general, it is our  opinion that there are plenty of places to recreate throughout the San Luis Valley, and for  the most part, they are accessible and well-maintained. Though we know there are more people wanting to experience the SLV, careful planning and coordination with the  appropriate agencies is what will make the difference, in terms of sustainable management. SLVEC does not see this type of planning and management being offered in this  Summitville, RV proposal.  

There is too much of a reliance on public lands management being the default, which  apparently the proponents haven’t even begun to think about, to pick up the inevitable  results of human impact. This is a clear example of the potential of “privatize profits and  socialize losses.” The wildlife and surrounding environment usually suffers the most. 

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