Development of the Merced River Trail is positive for Mariposa County


I am glad the Gazette is talking about this trail because it is another remarkable part of our special place. After 50 years living in Mariposa I like its slow growth. Reluctance to change is built in by our geography.
Like Beth Pratt, I, too, have my personal worries about development in the county, and I even have a long record to show it. We now have a gorgeous designated national wild and scenic river and not a dam on it until Exchequer. Mariposa’s MPUD gets water from the Merced River. Citi...

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