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December 23, 2014 11:32 AM
NEVADA - BLM Extends Public Comment Period for the Draft RMP/EIS Las Vegas & Pah
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has announced that the comment period for the Las Vegas and Pahrump Field Offices Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) has been extended an additional 30 days. The extended timeframe means that the comment period on the Draft RMP/EIS -- originally set to close...
December 22, 2014 4:08 PM
CALIFORNIA - BLM Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Action for Rice Canyon OHV Ope
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Eagle Lake Field Office (ELFO) is preparing an Environmental Assessment (EA) that will analyze the impacts of development and maintenance within the existing Rice Canyon 105 acre open area managed primarily for off-highway vehicle (OHV) use. The project area is within the Antelope/Shaffer/Bald Mountain Special...
December 18, 2014 10:58 AM
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BRC’s Don Amador tours Oceano Dunes SVRA
OAKLEY, CA (December 18, 2014) -- A highly popular off-road state park located on the central coast of California was host last week for a government body that oversees the operation. On December 11 & 12, the California State Park's Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Commission met in Grover Beach. Commissioners toured the Oceano...
December 16, 2014 10:09 AM
Yellowstone Opened to Limited Snowmobile Access With Non-commercially Guided Acc
On December 15, 2014 the gates opened to another season of snowmobile access to Yellowstone National Park. However, recent warm weather and limited snowfall resulted in very little snowpack on many of the park's interior roads. Until appreciable snowfall is received and conditions on the park's packed, groomed roads improves, snowmobile access to...
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...

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