The forest service is proposing to privatize 27 remote and beautiful campgrounds in the Mt. Hood National Forest. The proposal includes privatizing Bagby Hot Springs, the only free hot springs in the area.
Bagby has had its share of problems, but I wonder if privatizing the places we go to relax is the best idea. Listen to a story about privatizing Bagby from OPB radio:
Here’s where you can go to email a comment to be included in the public record on this proposal.
To learn more about Mt. Hood National Forest actions and issues, check out BARK.
Deadline for public comment was February 14.