How Is Trump's Shutdown Affecting The White Mountain National Forest?

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The ongoing government shutdown has hit many national parks particularly hard. There are reports of trash and lawlessness at Yosemite and elsewhere. NHPR’s Sean Hurley went to Lincoln Woods to find out how the shutdown was affecting New Hampshire’s White Mountain National Forest. Just as Edie Swift finishes a two-mile walk on the Pine Island Trail in the Lincoln Woods, two riders on fat-tired bikes race by. “I don't think it would be very nice on a bicycle on the ice,” she says. Maybe not nice on ice - but biking is perfectly legal here – not a sign of any Yosemite waywardness. Swift says she thought she might encounter more trash, given the shutdown, but so far hasn’t spotted much beside a few tied off doggy bags discarded at the trailhead. “ I never...

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How Is Trump's Shutdown Affecting The White Mountain National Forest?

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