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WDVA: Forest Service wins easement enforcement action (access required)

Property owners must remove a gate impeding reasonable use of an easement on their property by the U.S. Forest Service, providing regulated recreational access to public lands. They erected the gate to mitigate illegal behavior resulting from public access. Background Defendants William Smith, Wesley Dew, and Smith & Dew Inc. own real property in Covington, Virginia. The ...