ARIZONA - Attention Off Roaders In The Quartzsite Area - Your Help Needed

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December 05, 2011 8:12 PM

BRC just received an email from Shirley Leeson, Vice President of the American Lands Access Association (ALAA), with an urgent request in regards to their upcoming January meeting in Quartzsite, Arizona. We've pasted Shirley's email below. Please take a minute to read the alert, take action and then pass it along to friends, family and riding buddies. As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact BRC. Thanks you to everyone who was involved, Ric Foster Public Lands Department Manager BlueRibbon Coalition 208-237-1008 ext 107 Hi Guys, Since ALAA i

BRC just received an email from Shirley Leeson, Vice President of the American Lands Access Association (ALAA), with an urgent request in regards to their upcoming January meeting in Quartzsite, Arizona.

We've pasted Shirley's email below. Please take a minute to read the alert, take action and then pass it along to friends, family and riding buddies.

As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact BRC.

Thanks you to everyone who was involved,
Ric Foster
Public Lands Department Manager
BlueRibbon Coalition
208-237-1008 ext 107


Hi Guys, Since ALAA is a group member of Blue Ribbon, could you post this for us, asking all Blue Ribbon people In the vicinity of Quartzsite to attend.

Hope you and members of your organization will attend the Rockhound Quartzsite meeting,

Location:  Quartzsite Alliance Church, 720 Desert View, northwest side of I-10
Time:  6:30pm Arizona Time, for those of you in California, it's 5:30pm California Time
Date:  Friday, January 20, 2012

Jennifer House, Natural Resources Specialist, Colorado River District, Lake Havasu, AZ will speak on the LA POSA Management Plan, affecting the BLM areas around Quartzsite.

We need a LARGE GROUP, these people don't take us seriously.

We are all OFF ROADERS, You folks and rockhounds, we all use the roads, the only difference is rockhounds stop along the way and pick up rocks.

Shirley Leeson
ALAA Vice President (American Lands Access Assn)
Rockhound ACTIVIST
shirleyleeson@cox.net


           A.L.A.A. Meeting January 2012

Keynote Speaker Announced!   Jennifer House - BLM - Natural Resources Specialist
"Currently, staff and the consultant are developing the full plan and environmental assessment. We are tentatively  planning to release the La Posa TMP and Environmental Assessment for public comment in mid-January/early February."  Learn what is in the plan for the public lands around Quartzsite, AZ.

The American Lands Access Association meeting was such a success that the second annual meeting has been scheduled for Quartzsite, Arizona for 2012. An open meeting of the American Lands Access Association will be held on Friday evening, at 6:30 PM, January 20, 2012 at the Quartzsite Alliance Church on 720 Desert View on the north side of Quartzsite.

From Main St take Hwy 95 north to Tyson Rd. and turn left (west), go about .75 miles, or take Moon Mountain Rd north to Tyson Rd. and turn left and go to next street, Desert View, and turn right.  Park in the big parking lot in front of church.. 

This meeting should be of interest to all rockhounds and to anyone who recreates on and uses public lands. The purpose of this meeting is for outreach to rockhounds and the public at Quartzsite;  to let them know about ALAA and what we do.   It is to let rockhounds and the public know the legislative and regulatory challenges and issues facing all of us and how they can and should be involved.

 

 

 

 

 


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