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September 30, 2013 2:59 PM
OHIO - ODNR Seeks Input Regarding Outdoor Recreation Preferences
BRC just received an email about a survey the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is conducting. It's very important for the ODNR to know how many motorized and equestrian trail users are out there. As an Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) user, this is your chance to help set priorities for trail management in Ohio.  The results of the survey...
September 27, 2013 1:23 PM
USFS Continues Unlawful "De Facto Wilderness" Policy - IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUESTE
U.S. Forest Service Continues Unlawful "De Facto Wilderness" Policy in Two More National Forests! MILLIONS OF ACRES OF PREMIER RECREATION AT RISK IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUESTED! Greetings BRC Action Alert Subscribers, The Forest Service has just released the final drafts and draft Record of Decisions (RODs) for the Kootenai National Forest and the...
September 26, 2013 3:27 PM
After 14 years of working to protect the rights and privileges of OHV and snowmobile enthusiasts, our Public Lands Policy Director, Brian Hawthorne, is taking some well-deserved time off. Brian will be leaving BRC for an extended sabbatical beginning November 1, 2013. "Everyone at BRC will miss Brian's tenacious advocacy," said Greg Mumm...
September 24, 2013 2:53 PM
Off-road motorcycle racing legend Shane Watts and his worldwide, highly acclaimed DirtWise Academy of Offroad Riding schools and Instructional DVDs continue to help support the battle against off-road trail closures with another significant donation of $1000 to the BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC).
September 24, 2013 12:13 PM
Del Albright gets the keys...
Del Albright, BRC Ambassador, was sponsored by SPIDERWEBSHADE at Jeep Beach 2013 with a fully "shaded" nice Jeep from the company owner, Chris Plaisance. "SpiderWebShade is kickin' it for landuse, and Stacie and I sure appreciate their committed support to our work and to everything BRC stands for."
September 24, 2013 11:56 AM
(Staff Column)
(BRC Ambassador)
Being outdoors, enjoying whatever it is you do, is one of the treasures we have in this country. It matters not what you do (outside), as long as you do it and respect others who might do something else. We all should embrace our freedom of choice.
September 20, 2013 10:09 AM
(International Snowmobile Manufacturer's Assn.)
HASLETT, MI (September 20, 2013) -- The US Department Of Energy (DOE) recently released a study, conducted by Michigan Technological University, which was designed to evaluate the effects of E-15 fuel on current and legacy snowmobile engines and vehicles. Three test scenarios were conducted to evaluate the impact of E-15 including cold-start...
September 19, 2013 1:24 PM
COLORADO - BLM Seeks Public Comments for a Special Recreation Mgmt Area at Hartm
The Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Gunnison Field Office plans to prepare a Plan Amendment and associated Environmental Assessment (EA) to consider updates to the Hartman Rocks Recreation Area Management Plan (2006). This action will determine the appropriate course of management for the area and may include an amendment to the Gunnison...
September 18, 2013 3:14 PM
CALIFORNIA - Sequoia NF Announces Next Rounds of Forest Plan Revision Public Mee
The Sequoia National Forest will hold a series of public meetings to discuss and receive input on the Draft Assessment for Forest Plan Revision. The Draft Assessment is designed to rapidly evaluate existing information on current ecological, economic and social conditions, trends, and sustainability. The Sequoia National Forest has developed the...
September 16, 2013 3:39 PM
(BRC Ambassador)
Mid-Florida Jeep Club's Jeep Beach event.
This year broke all the records for the Mid-Florida Jeep Club and their Jeep Beach event - record registrations; record Jeep numbers; record smiles; and record-breaking donations to charities.  BlueRibbon Coalition received an incredible donation of $15,000 to help save trails and keep our off-road sports alive, nationwide. 

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]

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