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December 15, 2015 12:02 PM
(Announcement)
ATTENTION! Sharetrails.org/BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC) recently eliminated its 800 (toll free) phone services. The Coalition's regular phone number (208-237-1008) remains unchanged and should now be used as the primary phone number. The organization can also be reached through its contact page online. We apologize for any inconvenience this may...
December 15, 2015 10:00 AM
(Staff Column)
(BRC Board of Directors)
Yellowstone Winter Use Update 2015
On December 15, 2015, the main West and South gates will open to another season of snowmobile access to Yellowstone National Park. This access will be regulated by the "Yellowstone Winter Use" Final Regulation to implement the Record of Decision (ROD) which was approved in the fall of 2013.
December 11, 2015 9:56 AM
CALIFORNIA - BLM Schedules Additional Open House Meetings for West Mojave Route
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has scheduled two additional open house meetings on the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the West Mojave Route Network Project, released earlier in 2015. The meetings provide an additional opportunity for the public to receive information and provide feedback on the plan. Meetings...
December 10, 2015 12:08 PM
Legislative Hearing on H.R. 1838 and H.R. 3668
Yesterday, the House Subcommittee on Federal Lands held a hearing on two very important OHV-related legislative initiatives. Those two bills are H.R. 1838, the Clear Creek National Recreation Area and Conservation Act and H.R. 3668, the California Minerals, Off-Road Recreation, and Conservation Act. BRC urges its members, partners and colleagues...
December 9, 2015 12:35 PM
MONTANA - FS Seeks Comments on Draft Desired Conditions
The next step in the forest plan revision process is to determine the desired conditions (DCs), forest wide and by geographic area. Developing the draft DCs is part of the transition from the Need to Change to the Proposed Action. DCs essentially set forth the desired landscape of the future; other plan components give guidance on how to get there...
December 9, 2015 11:29 AM
CALIFORNIA - Cow Mountain Draft Implementation Plan Meetings
The Bureau of Land Management's Ukiah Field Office will hold public meetings in December to discuss future plans for Cow Mountain recreation area. Meetings will be: Monday, December 14, 2015 - Lake County Court House, 255 North Forbes St., Lakeport. Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - Ukiah Field Office, 2550 North State St., Ukiah. Both meetings will...
December 8, 2015 12:12 PM
NEVADA - BLM Proposes Changes to the NV & CA Greater Sage Grouse Bi-State Distin
The BLM has recently announced an opportunity to comment on potential changes to the Proposed Plan(s) as set forth in the Greater Sage Grouse Bi-State Distinct Population Segment (BSSG) Forest Plan Amendment/Final Environmental Impact Statement. The United States Forest Service (USFS) was the lead agency for preparing the environmental impact...
December 7, 2015 2:03 PM
WYOMING - Shoshone National Forest Travel Management Meetings Set for December
The Shoshone National Forest will hold the next round of public meetings for travel management in mid-December. These meetings will give the public an opportunity to see all proposals submitted for summer motorized use, gain an understanding of what factors will go into the decision making process for the Shoshone National Forest, and be...
December 7, 2015 11:01 AM
IDAHO - BLM Invites Public Comment on Travel Management Planning In Owyhee Count
On December 1, 2015, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Boise District Office (BDO) began a 45-day scoping period for the comprehensive travel and transportation management plan (TMP) and associated environmental assessment for two subregions of public lands in Owyhee County. The Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 directs BLM to complete...
December 4, 2015 11:43 AM
CALIFORNIA - FS Seeks Input on Proposal for Roads, Trails and Facilities on LTBM
The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) is seeking comments on a proposal for the management and uses of existing roads, trails and facilities located on National Forest System (NFS) lands in the Lake Tahoe Basin. The proposed action consists of four components: maintenance and management of roads, trails and facilities;...

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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