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December 10, 2014 3:48 PM
BlueRibbon Coalition National Land Use & Legislation Update
BRC has received questions and feedback concerning the pending National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2015. This bill recently passed the House of Representatives, and now faces a vote in the Senate. Appended to this bill is a massive package of other bills, including dozens of public lands bills. On the plus side, this signals...
December 5, 2014 1:12 PM
BlueRibbon Coalition National Land Use Update
December 4, 2014 - Due to large amount of land-use issues currently going on, we have combined everything into a National Land Use Update. Please review  the below information to see if any of these planning efforts are in your area. It is critically important for local OHV recreationists to attend these meetings and make site-specific...
December 3, 2014 3:46 PM
OREGON - FS Publishing EA for Travel Management Plan on Umpqua NF
The Umpqua National Forest is taking the next step towards complying with a 2005 Travel Management Rule by publishing an environmental assessment (EA) on the motorized roads, trails and areas within the boundaries of the national forest. A combined 30-day scoping and comment period begins December 9, 2015, during which people can share thoughts...
December 1, 2014 12:45 PM
MONTANA - Lolo National Forest Travel Analysis - Request for Comment
The Lolo National Forest (LNF) is preparing to conduct a Travel Analysis to identify the minimum road system needed for safe and efficient travel and for administration, utilization, and protection of National Forest System lands. We are asking you to review and comment on questions that will be used in this analysis to assess the risks and...
November 26, 2014 2:14 PM
CALIFORNIA - Comment Period Extended on Draft Desert Renewable Energy Conservati
In response to public requests, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), California Energy Commission (CEC) and California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will extend the public comment period for the draft Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP) Environmental Impact Report / Environmental Impact...
November 25, 2014 4:18 PM
CALIFORNIA-NEVADA - Send a Letters to Inyo County Board of Supervisors
Please take a few minutes to send in a support letter to the Inyo County Board of Supervisors urging them to approve the ATV Adventure Trails System in the Eastern Sierra.  This is an important county-based travel management plan that will enhance recreational opportunities in Inyo County.  Below is a sample letter that you can use...
November 25, 2014 11:00 AM
(Staff Column)
(BRC Western Representative)
Original 'On Any Sunday' star, Malcolm Smith (C) with Ray Kidd (L) & Don Amador
‬‬ As somebody who started out riding motorcycles in the 1960s on a push-rod Honda Trail 90, I may not be the best person to offer an unbiased review of On Any Sunday:The Next Chapter but I will try.
November 20, 2014 11:47 AM
ARIZONA- Early Opportunity to Preview Four Forest Restoration Initiative (4FRI)
The Forest Service is providing the public with an early opportunity to preview the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and draft Record of Decision (DROD) for Phase 1 of the Four Forest Restoration Initiative (4FRI).  The FEIS and DROD for the first analysis area on the Coconino and Kaibab National Forests will be available by...
November 18, 2014 9:57 AM
WASHINGTON - Teanaway Community Forest To Host Public Open House
Back on October 14, 2014, we sent out a partner alert (see previous alert below) on the Teanaway Community Forest from our friends over at the Washington Off-Highway Vehicle Alliance (WOHVA). In it we urged our members to take advantage of the opportunity to let the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) know that ORV trails in the...
November 14, 2014 12:03 PM
NEW MEXICO - Cibola National Forest Extends Forest Plan Revision Wilderness Mapp
The Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands are currently revising the 1985 Forest Plan. During this process, communities and interested groups are encouraged to participate in the meetings and provide input to the future direction and use of the Cibola National Forest mountainous ranger districts. The districts that are currently involved...

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