|Oregon miners cited for
making illegal road
Associated Press - December 18, 2011
The U.S. Forest Service has cited some miners for making an illegal road next to a botanical area in southern Oregon.
The Daily Courier reports that about 800 feet of road was scraped out and is now mud next to Days Gulch Botanical area.
Rogue River-Siskiyou National
Forest officials described the area along Josephine Creek, a tributary
of the Illinois River, as "a delicate bog harboring a number of interesting
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