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January 6, 2014 3:35 PM
UTAH & ARIZONA - NPS Announces Off-road Vehicle Management Plan and DEIS
The National Park Service (NPS) has announced the release of the Off-road Vehicle Management Plan/Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Plan/DEIS) for Glen Canyon National Recreation Area (Glen Canyon). The Plan/DEIS analyzes a range of alternatives and actions for managing off-road use of motor vehicles and on-road use of off-highway vehicles (...
January 3, 2014 11:48 AM
ARIZONA - Attention Off Roaders In The Quartzsite Area - Your Help Needed
BRC just received an email from Shirley Leeson, President of the American Lands Access Association (ALAA), with an urgent request regarding 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...
January 2, 2014 11:38 AM
ARIZONA- Coconino NF Releases Draft Forest Plan for 90-day Public Comment
ARIZONA- Coconino NF Releases Draft Forest Plan for 90-day Public Comment Dear BRC Action Alert Subscriber, The Coconino National Forest has released a draft revised Land and Resources Management Plan (forest plan) and accompanying Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for a 90-day public comment period. These documents and other information...
December 30, 2013 5:01 PM
WYOMING - BLM-FS Release Draft Wyoming Sage-Grouse Mgmt Land Use Plan Amendment/
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Forest Service (FS) have released the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Wyoming Sage-Grouse Resource Management Plan/Land Use Plan Amendments for the Rawlins, Rock Springs, Kemmerer, Pinedale, Casper and Newcastle RMPs; as well as the Thunder Basin National Grassland and Bridger-Teton...
December 30, 2013 2:49 PM
Update on the 2013-2014 season
Update: On December 15, 2013 the gates opened to another season of snowmobile access to Yellowstone National Park. This access will be regulated by the just completed Final Regulation to implement the Record of Decision (ROD).
December 19, 2013 3:17 PM
Comment Period Extended for Bi-State Distinct Population Segment of Greater Sage
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced a 45-day extension of the public comment period on the proposal to protect the Bi-State Distinct Population Segment (DPS) of greater sage-grouse along the California-Nevada border as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The proposal includes a special rule that would...
December 18, 2013 12:06 PM
Help Protect OHV Use in the Pine Nuts, Wilson Canyon and Other Popular NV Riding
Comments Due: December 27, 2013. I know folks are getting ready for spending time with their families during the Christmas Holiday Season. OHVers should not have to be worrying about their access to public lands during this special time of the year.  Unfortunately, the public comment period is ending on December 27, for the Humboldt-Toiyabe...
December 17, 2013 2:47 PM
COMMENTS DUE December 27, 2013 - On Friday, October 25, 2013, the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) published a notice in the Federal Register about their proposal to list certain California and Nevada populations of greater sage grouse as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act.  FWS is also proposing to designate 1.8 million...
December 16, 2013 3:25 PM
CALIFORNIA - New Deal for Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Area
A new deal has been achieved for the Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Area thanks to the efforts of thousands of supporters, the California Motorized Recreation Council (CMRC), many groups and clubs, and particularly, Rep. Paul Cook (Calif. 8th District). It took 5 years of sweat, work, letters and persistence to prevent the 29 Palms Marine Base...
December 11, 2013 10:47 AM
(press release)
(Left to right) Kay Lloyd, John Stewart, Danny Hale and Jack Welch.
POCATELLO, ID (December 11, 2013) -- The BlueRibbon Coalition is proud to announce the results of the recent BRC Board of Directors Election, which saw the re-election or election of four candidates to positions on the BRC Board of Directors. Re-elected to the BRC Board of Directors are Kay Lloyd and John Stewart. The two new candidates elected to...

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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]

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