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January 9, 2014 2:10 PM
CALIFORNIA - USFS Seeks Comment on Forest Plan Revision Final Assessments
The U.S. Forest Service's Pacific Southwest Region has released the final assessments for the Sierra, Sequoia and Inyo National Forests, the Bio-regional assessment, and a preliminary Need to Change document. The public is invited to provide feedback on the Need to Change document, which will drive how the Forest Service revises its management...
January 8, 2014 3:40 PM
IDAHO - Forest Service Announces Forest Plan Meetings for 2014
The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests will be holding additional meetings in 2014 to collaborate with the public on revising the Forest Plan. This is a continuation of meetings held over the last year to hear from the public on how they would like to see the National Forests managed. The meetings will be: February 8, 2014 at the Orofino Forest...
January 8, 2014 11:00 AM
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BILLINGS, MT (January 8, 2014) -- Recreation groups are thrilled by a just-released Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision upholding the validity of the Custer National Forest’s Beartooth Ranger District Travel Management Plan. The Plan was released in 2008 to designate routes for motorized access in the Beartooth Ranger District, which includes...
January 7, 2014 5:57 PM
MONTANA - Forest Seeks Public Comments on Watershed Improvement & Travel Mgmt  P
The Bitterroot National Forest is inviting the public to review and make comments on a watershed improvement and travel management project on the Darby Ranger District.  The Darby Lumber Lands project encompasses approximately 22,267 acres in the South Fork Sleeping Child and Rye Creek drainages in the Sapphire Mountains east of Darby. The...
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...

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