Within 11hrs of posting your question you said this, "I've heard on the grapevine that the rec manager is already sniffing around, so this might have been an entirely moot post."At what point am I on a crusade?
...even if I do absolutely nothing at this point it sounds like they don't have much longer to live because the land manager is already involved.
Within 18hrs now you're saying the manager is already involved?
Sounds like you'd already raised a stink about it and came here looking for people to validate your decision