The federal agency will allow public comment for an additional month, until Dec. 3, Forest Service spokesman Larry Chambers said, and set up meetings to answer questions from journalists, wilderness groups and the public.
"The Forest Service proposed directive on commercial filming in wilderness has been in place for more than four years and is a good faith effort to ensure the fullest protection of America's wild places," Chambers said in a statement.
Fox News did a report about this proposal that was little missing leading. The Fox News segment talked about Forest Service and wilderness while showing pictures of National Parks.
But then, the general public can relate to iconic views of Yosemite NP Half Dome and Yellowstone Geysers. It much harder for the public to relate to wilderness areas under Forest Service management. Seems few people care about or even know about those "special" areas as they are managed to exclude all but the most adventurous of the public that can endure to physical exertion to visit.
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