WPR News
4:25 pm
Mon February 2, 2004

National Forests Get to Keep Fees

Laramie, Wy – By an act of Congress National Forests can now use camping fees to improve their campgrounds. The spokesperson for the Shoshone National Forest, Gordon Warren, says this is just a trial project, but it will be a big help. He says they've got some picnic tables and outhouses from the 1960s.
Warren says his forest used to get money from timber sales, but they don't do as many of those any more so they didn't have enough money to keep up with needs at campgrounds.
Improvement projects will start this summer.