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September 16, 2015 9:33 AM
WYOMING - Forest Service seeks public comments on proposed motorized trail
The Forest Service is requesting public comments on a proposal to designate a motorized trail in the Tongue Ranger District of the Bighorn National Forest. The proposed trail would be located south of U.S. Highway 14A and across U.S. Highway 14 in the Burgess Junction area. The trail would be open to non-motorized use and motorized vehicles 50...
September 14, 2015 2:34 PM
Ask your Member of Congress to Support H.R. 1838 - LET'S REOPEN CLEAR CREEK!
Earlier this year, California Representatives David G. Valadao (CA-21), Sam Farr (CA-20), and Jeff Denham (CA-10) introduced H.R. 1838, the Clear Creek National Recreation Area and Conservation Act, to direct the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to reopen the 75,000 acre Clear Creek Management Area in San Benito and Fresno counties for recreational...
September 14, 2015 11:40 AM
WYOMING - Shoshone National Forest to hold fall Travel Management meetings
As a next step in the travel management process, the Shoshone National Forest will be holding public meetings later this month. The public is invited to bring any proposed changes to the existing travel system to these meetings. This includes either adding new routes or removing existing routes. The proposals will be used to help develop a...
September 9, 2015 2:46 PM
WASHINGTON - Gifford Pinchot National Forest Trail Closure Update
BRC just received this update from Tracy Calizon, Community Engagement Staff Officer for the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, regarding trail closures and public use restrictions. Good morning! I've been in touch with many of you regarding the Gifford Pinchot National Forest's closure orders re: motorized use on trails. Yesterday afternoon the...
September 2, 2015 11:30 AM
CALIFORNIA - BLM Plans Meetings on Cow Mountain Recreation Management Plan
The Bureau of Land Management Ukiah Field Office will hold public scoping meetings in September to gather comments for a recreation management plan for North and South Cow Mountain. BRC strongly supports the managed OHV recreation program at the Cow Mountain National Recreation Area (NRA). The NRA provides important OHV opportunities for both...
August 31, 2015 12:22 PM
Yellowstone Announces Lottery for New Non-Commercially Guided Snowmobile Access
On August 31, 2015, Yellowstone National Park announced that through the www.recreation.gov website a public lottery will start on September 1, 2015, to determine the trip dates for Non-Commercially Guide Leaders wanting to visit Yellowstone this coming winter season (2015-2016). The lottery will remain open until September 30, 2015. Please see...
August 31, 2015 10:24 AM
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BOISE, ID (August 31, 2015)--The BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC), a national trail-based recreation group, is again urging federal agencies to avoid "exit-based" final land-use decisions. BRC has weathered numerous litigatory storms at the Presidential administration such as occurred over winter use in Yellowstone Park, or various incantations of a "...
August 27, 2015 2:29 PM
OHIO - Wayne National Forest to Host OHV Open House
OHV riders and community members are invited to come and discuss the past, present and future of the OHV Trail systems on the Ironton Ranger District, which include the Hanging Rock, Pine Creek and Superior OHV Systems. The open house will be held on Thursday, September 3, 2015, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm, at the Ironton Ranger Station, 6518 State Route...
August 24, 2015 11:45 AM
CALIFORNIA - BLM Announces Dumont Dunes Subgroup Public Meeting
The Dumont Dunes Subgroup to the Desert Advisory Council (DAC) has scheduled a public meeting for Tuesday, September 8, 2015, at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Barstow Field Office, 2601 Barstow Rd, Barstow, CA 92311 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The meeting will provide the public an opportunity to participate in subgroup discussions related...
August 21, 2015 8:48 AM
SOUTH CAROLINA - USFS Welcomes Comments on Draft Plan for Francis Marion NF
U.S. Forest Service officials have announced the release of the Francis Marion National Forest's Draft Revised Land and Resource Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). The draft plan will guide management activities on nearly 260,000 acres of National Forest System lands in South Carolina for the next 10 to 15 years. This...

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