Due to concerns of increased wildfire risk, many people are expressing their discontentment about the approval of the Campsite Expansion At Auburn State Recreation Area.

Because of an increase in the campsite area, the wildfire incidents may shoot up.

Alexandra Stehl, planning chief officer for California State Parks defended the campsite expansion and mentioned that the higher fire risk was due to illegal camping. If there were more legal campsites where people are bound to follow rules and regulations, there would be less incidents of accidental fires.

There are no news yet about the start of building, as well as the call for funding to build the new campsites.

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