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October 2, 2015 11:12 AM
CALIFORNIA - BLM Reopens Public Comment Period for Draft West Mojave Planning Ar
On March 6, 2015, the Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), published in the Federal Register a notice of availability for comment on a Draft Land Use Plan Amendment (LUPA) and Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the West Mojave Route Network Project (WMRNP) for the West Mojave (WEMO) Planning Area of the...
October 1, 2015 3:32 PM
CALIFORNIA - Plumas NF Announces Proposed Action for Over-Snow Vehicle Use Desig
The Forest Service will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) on a proposal to designate over-snow vehicle (OSV) use on roads, trails and areas on lands within the Plumas National Forest. The EIS will also identify snow trails available for grooming on the Forest. Public input on the initial proposed action is encouraged. Designating OSV...
September 30, 2015 4:18 PM
UTAH - BLM Seeks Public Comment on Draft Resource Management Plans
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Utah St. George Field Office is now accepting public comments on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) analyzing two Draft Resource Management Plans (RMPs) and a Draft Amendment to the current St. George Field Office RMP. On March 20, 2009, the President signed into law H.R. 146, the Omnibus Public Land...
September 24, 2015 10:11 AM
SOUTH CAROLINA - USFS Announces Public Meetings on Francis Marion NF Draft Fores
The Francis Marion National Forest has scheduled two public meetings to discuss and review its recently released Draft Land and Resource Management Plan. These meetings supplement the 90-day public comment period on the draft plan, which closes November 11, 2015. The draft plan will replace the 1996 forest plan, which focused on the forest's...
September 23, 2015 2:39 PM
WASHINGTON - DNR Draft Recreational Trails Policy Released for Public Review
he Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is inviting residents to comment on a new draft Recreational Trails Policy, which will guide the future development of recreation trails on DNR-managed lands. The agency oversees about 5.6 million acres of state land, much of which offers opportunities for hiking, horseback riding, mountain...
September 22, 2015 11:12 AM
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POCATELLO, ID (September 22, 2015) The BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC) today responded to the just-announced Department of Interior decision that endangered species listing for the greater sage grouse is "not warranted." 
September 21, 2015 10:33 AM
The BlueRibbon Coalition/Sharetrails.org 2015 Board of Directors Election is here! This year's board election include one current board member running for re-election and two new board members running to fill seats left vacant by retiring board members. Current board member William Kaeppner will be running for re-election. Two new candidates will...
September 16, 2015 9:33 AM
WYOMING - Forest Service seeks public comments on proposed motorized trail
The Forest Service is requesting public comments on a proposal to designate a motorized trail in the Tongue Ranger District of the Bighorn National Forest. The proposed trail would be located south of U.S. Highway 14A and across U.S. Highway 14 in the Burgess Junction area. The trail would be open to non-motorized use and motorized vehicles 50...
September 14, 2015 2:34 PM
Ask your Member of Congress to Support H.R. 1838 - LET'S REOPEN CLEAR CREEK!
Earlier this year, California Representatives David G. Valadao (CA-21), Sam Farr (CA-20), and Jeff Denham (CA-10) introduced H.R. 1838, the Clear Creek National Recreation Area and Conservation Act, to direct the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to reopen the 75,000 acre Clear Creek Management Area in San Benito and Fresno counties for recreational...
August 31, 2015 10:24 AM
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BOISE, ID (August 31, 2015)--The BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC), a national trail-based recreation group, is again urging federal agencies to avoid "exit-based" final land-use decisions. BRC has weathered numerous litigatory storms at the Presidential administration such as occurred over winter use in Yellowstone Park, or various incantations of a "...

The BlueRibbon Coalition is a national non-profit organization dedicated to protecting responsible recreational access to public lands and waters. We want to keep your land open for use, whether you recreate on a mountain bike, snowmobile, motorcycle, personal watercraft, ATV, four-wheel drive, horse, or your hiking boots.

Today, the BlueRibbon Coalition is a respected national recreation group that champions responsible recreation, and encourages individual environmental stewardship. With members in all 50 states, BRC is focused on building enthusiast involvement with organizational efforts through membership, outreach, education, and collaboration among recreationists. [more]

As a 501(c)(3) organization, The BlueRibbon Coalition has enacted the following policy: BlueRibbon Coalition, Inc. does not endorse or oppose any political candidates, donate or contribute to any political candidate's campaign, participate or engage in political fundraising events, distribute statements for or against particular political candidates, nor engage in any other activity that may constitute favoring or opposing a political candidate.