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BTNF Won’t Ban Boats

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Bridger-Teton National Forest has announced it will not ban motorized watercraft from the Snake River south of Jackson.  The restrictions would have involved about 20 miles of the river from the South Park Bridge to West Table boat ramp.  Meanwhile, the state game and fish commission is proposing a ban on 20 miles of the river just upstream from there.  Bridger-Teton National Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says in spite of the decision, the forest is still complying with the intent of the Craig Thomas Snake River Headwaters Legacy Act of 2009.  She says a total of about five motorized craft use the Snake in any given year.

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