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Local cycling group takes to social media to find culprit behind tree carving

Some local cycling and running groups are hoping to find the people who carved initials and a heart into an old tree on the Hot Springs Trail.

— A local cycling organization is hoping social media users can help find the culprit behind a piece of vandalism on an old blue spruce tree on the Hot Springs Trail.

Routt County Riders recently posted to Facebook a picture of a large heart and the initials “DV+BS,” which were recently carved on a large tree along the trail in the Routt National Forest.

The biking group urged anyone with information about the carving to contact Kent Foster with the U.S. Forest Service at kfoster@fs.fed.us.

“This is your land — please respect it,” Routt County Riders wrote.

The post has since been shared by a local radio station, a local running shoe store and the Steamboat Springs Running Series.

To reach Scott Franz, call 970-871-4210, email scottfranz@SteamboatToday.com or follow him on Twitter @ScottFranz10

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