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October 24, 2013 11:15 AM
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JACKSON HOLE, WY (October 24, 2013) -- The National Park Service (NPS) has announced the release of a final Rule/Regulation for Winter Use of Yellowstone.  The publishing of the final Rule officially completes the Winter Use Plan/Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) process.  The final Rule assures continued access to...
October 17, 2013 12:15 PM
BRC Fall Land Use Update
BRC's Fall Land Use Update for 2013 It's a doozy! Well, its time for a BRC Land Use Update, and I have to say I couldn't find a more fitting reminder to me about how much I need a break from land use issues! We've got the latest update on the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) unlawful "de-facto" wilderness, and a glimpse on how they are planning to "make...
October 11, 2013 1:35 PM
(President, PNMTA)
Check out what BRC Member Organization, The Pine Nut Mountain Trails Association, is up to in Nevada! It's awesome groups like this one that are getting things done at the local level, and helping us at BRC to keep our finger on the pulse of national recreation issues. Check out their story, as provided by Doug Holcomb, PNMTA President.
October 10, 2013 1:27 PM
MICHIGAN - Governor Signs Bills Expanding Access For ORVs
We just got an email from Skip Schulz, President of the Upper Peninsula Off Road Vehicle Trail Development Association (UP ORV TDA), letting us know about an important update on the long awaited ORV Legislation. Skip asked us to pass along a great big heart-felt "Thank You" to all the people who helped bring this legislation about. We've pasted...
October 8, 2013 10:40 AM
Attention Members! Online voting is now available for the BlueRibbon Coalition Board of Directors Election. Online voting will end at noon on Friday, December 6th, 2013. This year's election will take place at the BlueRibbon Coalition General Membership Meeting on December 7, 2013 (details to be announced)...
October 8, 2013 10:31 AM
CALIFORNIA - 12th Annual CORVA Southern Jamboree UPDATE
This just in from the folks over at the California Off-Road Vehicle Association (CORVA). It seems that the government shutdown is affecting everyone and this event is no exception. The venue for the 12th Annual CORVA Southern Jamboree is being changed because of the government shutdown. We've posted the updated information below. Don't forget,...
October 8, 2013 10:02 AM
NORTH DAKOTA- BLM Draft N.D. Sage Grouse Plan Amendment Released
The Bureau of Land Management has released the Draft North Dakota Greater Sage-Grouse Resource Management Plan Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement for a 90-day public comment period. The document considers four possible management alternatives for maintaining and increasing habitat for Greater Sage-Grouse on BLM-administered lands...
October 3, 2013 4:35 PM
The effect of the government shutdown on recreation continues to grow. Here is what the gang at Adrenaline ATV/SXS are saying about the shutdown, and getting involved!They sat down with BRC's Don Amador to discuss these recent events. This is a real hot issue, and this webpage by the fine folks at Adrenaline ATV/SXS gives you the lowdown on how...
October 2, 2013 4:35 PM
(Staff Column)
(BRC Executive Director)
If I have one prediction this year, it is that the Ride Reno 200 next year is going to sell out quickly.  Gary Lambert and the Dust Devils Motorcycle Club kicked the event up a notch or three this year.  I cannot remember having as much fun at an event ever, and judging by the responses of people I talked with at the event, I'm not the...
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...

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