We all pay taxes that fund everything from our roads to national parks, so why then is the Bureau of Land Management tacking on even more fees for using our public lands?
The Great outdoors. Colorado is literally covered by them, but for hiker turned activist Kitty Benzar, something ugly is ruining the pristine experience.
Thousands of acres of public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management have fees for using the land.
The Western Slope No-Fee Coalition has been fighting to repeal that for several years.
But what about the money the BLM collects? Where does that go and just how much of it returns to the sites where it is taken from?
Link to the groups website: www.westernslopenofee.org
Link to the full story:http://www.krextv.com/news/around-the-region/BLM-Fees-Where-Does-The-Money-Go-125532103.html
Watch Part 2 of this Special Report on NewsChannel Five Thursday night at 5, 6 and 10:00 PM