Barriere trail riders hope Ottawa can spare cash

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Fish Trap Camp Site (Courtesy Horse Council of B.C.

The landscape around Barriere changed dramatically in the fires of 2003.

The most obvious signs still remain, for example the charred trees on the surrounding hillsides, but other not so obvious signs, like hiking and horseback trails are on the rebound.

The local Back Country Horsemen Society has a plan to reclaim even more of the land for hiking and riding and trail riders in the Barriere area hope the federal government can help with cash to get the projects underway.

Connie Falk, president of the North Thompson chapter of the society, explains what they are doing.

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