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Important Wilderness Meeting Announcement – Montana Rep. Denny Rehberg holds important meeting on massive new Wilderness in Montana

| April 18, 2012
Important Wilderness Meeting Announcement – Montana Rep. Denny Rehberg holds important meeting on massive new Wilderness in Montana

The BlueRibbon Coalition just received word from our partners in Montana that Montana’s Congressman, Denny Rehberg, today announced his intention to hold a public listening session to discuss the implications of the Rocky Mountain Front Heritage Act, introduced by Senator Max Baucus and cosponsored by Senator Jon Tester. The bill would expand Montana’s already abundant […]

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ARIZONA- Coconino National Forest Land Use Update – Verde Valley Trail Planning Workshops Announced

| April 17, 2012
ARIZONA- Coconino National Forest Land Use Update – Verde Valley Trail Planning Workshops Announced

The Red Rock Ranger District of the Coconino National Forest is developing a proposal for the Verde Valley Trails Project. This project would include both motorized and non-motorized trails around the communities of Cornville and Rimrock, Arizona. A map of the project area is available on the Coconino Forest website at: http://www.fs.usda.gov/projects/coconino/landmanagement/projects. The public is […]

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CALIFORNIA – Sierra NF Proposes Revision of Motor Vehicle Use Designations (Season of Use)

| April 14, 2012
CALIFORNIA – Sierra NF Proposes Revision of Motor Vehicle Use Designations (Season of Use)

The Sierra National Forest (SNF) proposes to change the process for determining motor vehicle season of use for National Forest Transportation System (NFTS) roads, trails and areas. The purpose of this action is to allow flexibility in public motorized use on SNF roads, trails and areas when resource conditions allow. This action is needed because […]

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BLM Desert Advisory Council to Meet in Ridgecrest

| April 12, 2012
BLM Desert Advisory Council to Meet in Ridgecrest

CALIFORNIA –┬áThe next field trip and meeting of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) California Desert Advisory Council (DAC) will be held April 20-21, 2012, in Ridgecrest, CA. The council will participate in a field tour of nearby BLM-managed public lands on Friday, April 20 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and meet in formal […]

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Attention all OHV enthusiasts in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Iowa and Illinois

| April 5, 2012
Attention all OHV enthusiasts in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Iowa and Illinois

We just received an email from John Schnorr, Executive Director Wisconsin Off-Highway Vehicle Association (WOHVA), asking us to pass along information on an important market survey being conducted by Ripon College. Ripon College is conducting a market survey to determine the feasibility of establishing a large off-road vehicle park in Forest County in northern Wisconsin. […]

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BRC – Overturn The “Motorized Ban” On Waldo Lake!

| March 28, 2012
BRC – Overturn The “Motorized Ban” On Waldo Lake!

Two years ago, motors were banned on Waldo Lake in Lane County, Oregon. This was another move by environmental extremists to deny motorized use on public land managed by the government. Their strategy is to move the “no access” lines incrementally. Whether it’s banning motors on Waldo Lake or motorized vehicles in public forests, the […]

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Recreation Group Urges Common Sense Approach To Grouse Management

| March 27, 2012
Recreation Group Urges Common Sense Approach To Grouse Management

POCATELLO, ID (March 26)–The BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC), a national trail-based recreation group, submitted formal scoping comments on the proposed BLM’s 2010 Sage Grouse Planning Strategy. BRC believes this planning effort has the potential to significantly impact motorized recreation in the 11 states where the Grouse currently occurs. The formal public comment period ended on March […]

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King Shocks – Don’t Be A Loser!

| March 14, 2012
King Shocks – Don’t Be A Loser!

Don’t be a loser! Unless you get involved now to save Johnson Valley, we all lose. On April 27th, 2012, the United States Marine Corps will submit their Final Environmental Impact Study which will start a chain of events to forever close 160,000 acres of the Johnson Valley OHV area. Currently, only 2% of Southern […]

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NEVADA – FS Requests Public Input Regarding Review of Ely Travel Management Plan

| March 13, 2012
NEVADA – FS Requests Public Input Regarding Review of Ely Travel Management Plan

  NEVADA – FS Requests Public Input Regarding Review of Ely Travel Management Plan The Ely Ranger District, Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, is requesting public input regarding the Ely Ranger District Motor Vehicle Use Maps (Travel Plan) to determine what changes may be needed to designated roads and trails open to motorized use on the Ely […]

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Master-Pull debuts green winch rope to help save Johnson Valley OHV area

| February 7, 2012
Master-Pull debuts green winch rope to help save Johnson Valley OHV area

Master-Pull, the leader in synthetic ropes, once again commits to keeping public lands open to the public by donating a portion of the proceeds of its new, limited edition, green winch rope to the Johnson Valley defense fund which has been set up by the California Motorized Recreation Council. This campaign is in addition to […]

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