Drawing a Line in the Sand Over River Rights

As people flock to our public lands hoping to escape the confines of the global pandemic it is exacerbating the already existing divide over access issues.

A four-year battle over a tiny patch of river beach in Northern California—between two middle-aged guys with way too much time on their hands—illustrates the deep divide in how we perceive access rights to public lands.

LINK (via: Outside)

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  1. And a Next Generation of High Achieving, Line-drawing, Privacy-Seeking and Reality-Denying (plus cos-I’m worth it, Covid-Escaping) on its way.

    I saw a magazine much read by such sorts, let’s call it Forxxs, mentioned in an email circular from my fine old English school yesterday, as it tried to get successful old boys (You talkin’ to me?) to “Mentor” existing students at the school about or even in their future careers, saying that the aforementioned Forxxs effort reckoned it was THE way for New Kidz on The Better Sort of Block to get ahead. “Hmm” I thought to myself. “Have you thought this through…? You really wouldn’t want a well-mentored carbon copy of me….”.

    Then I saw Forxxs mentioned in the British press just now. Now, we Brits really don’t see let alone read the thing, but, I thought, some of you North Americans might … so, forewarned is forearmed and all that….


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