boogercaver71 wrote:He provoked me into thinking he is a bum
Mudduck wrote:boogercaver71 wrote:He provoked me into thinking he is a bum
Oh be nice now. Could you imagine going caving somewhere and rounding the corner and seeing someone like that. Wonder if its ever happened.
Grandpa Caver wrote:To make an odd sitiuation even odder...the fellow was driving a late model Audi TT. The car certainly didn't fit the driver!
thunderson5 wrote:whats the matter about sombody living in a cave and why would you call the athorities on them,to be vindictive or you just dont agree with it or just becuase he ruined your day caving,did you even talk to him first.atleast he did not break into sombodies empty home was he hurting anyone.its a good thing ancient man did not have people that would tell them they could not live there,how would they have survived,and we would not have all that cool cave art to check out
wyandottecaver wrote:Why live there instead of a free designated camping area? Most of the reasons involve legal or psychological issues or both.
Teresa wrote: if a person moved in and set up a permanent camp, and no one evicted them, they could legally claim the property under adverse possession laws in many states. This would take occupying a site for years; but some people have tried.
There is no free public land. Americans have always had to pay in cash, in military service, or in the case of homesteads, by living on and developing the land before they received title. Congress abolished homesteading in 1976 with passage of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, which made it a national policy to retain most public lands in federal ownership. Today, BLM manages these public lands for all Americans, who enjoy numerous economic benefits from these lands, including revenue from mineral leasing, livestock grazing, forest products, rights of way, as well as recreational opportunities such as camping, hiking, hunting, and fishing.
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