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Lynch’s recommendations will go to U.S. District Judge Donald Malloy, who will make a final ruling.
Before the court are three cases brought against the Gallatin by various user groups over a 2006 travel plan that directed what modes of transportation could be used in various portions of the forest.
Three conservation groups argued that the Gallatin violated several acts of Congress by allowing an increase in motorized use in the Hyalite-Porcupine-Buffalo Horn Wilderness Study Area.