NEVER SURRENDER! :miff:
Canceling the event was the worst thing they could have done. This sentence is very important: "Before the association rescinded its permit request, State Parks officials said they were prepared to give approval. Stearns said it was easier to protect sensitive sites and make sure that rules were followed during organized events. Otherwise, he said, the state risked a “free-for-all.” "
And if you do end up losing a fight, at least make sure the enviros had to pay a lot and work even more to get it done. Otherwise, we've already lost because we rolled over and showed our belly. It's "public land," not, "hybrid-driving, quiche-eating, sandal-wearing, environmentalist land!"