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January 11, 2016 11:32 AM
CALIFORNIA - FS to Host Public Meeting Regarding Over-Snow Vehicle Use (OSV) Des
The Stanislaus National Forest will be hosting a public workshop regarding Over-Snow Vehicle Use (OSV) Designation on Monday, January 25, 2016. As the Forest advances with the Draft Environmental Impact Statement, they expect to consider a range of alternatives and continue to dialogue with interested stakeholders. At this point in the process, no...
January 8, 2016 11:08 AM
CALIFORNIA - FS Releases Draft Evaluations of Potential Areas for Wilderness Rec
The 2012 Forest Service Planning Rule requires the agency to identify and evaluate lands on the Inyo, Sequoia, and Sierra National Forest that may be suitable for inclusion in the National Wilderness Preservation System. There are four steps in this process: inventory, evaluation, analysis and recommendation. The agency is purportedly following...
January 7, 2016 10:32 AM
CALIFORNIA - Public Invited to Provide Input for OHV Grant Proposals
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has announced the dates, times and locations of district-wide public meetings to provide input in the development of off-highway vehicle (OHV) grant proposals for submission to the California Department of Parks and Recreation, Off Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division (OHMVR). Proposed grant applications...
January 6, 2016 5:19 PM
WYOMING - FS Seeks Comments on Motor Vehicle Project
The Greys River Ranger District is requesting comments on a proposal to improve management of motor vehicle use within the Middle Greys Project Area, near Afton, Wyoming. This proposal was developed in cooperation with interested public stakeholders, including Stewards of the Greys, Western Wyoming Trail Riders, Forest Trails Preservation Council...
January 6, 2016 2:11 PM
UTAH - BLM Price Announces Next Recreation Planning Meeting
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Price Field Office has announced that the next Recreation Planning Meeting will be held at the BLM Price Field Office (125 S 600 W, Price, UT) on Wednesday, January 13, 2016, at 5:30 p.m. During this meeting they will highlight some of the 2015 accomplishments, recognize and thank the awesome volunteers, and...
January 5, 2016 9:24 AM
CALIFORNIA - Send Comment Letters to the FS on Improving OHV Recreation in LTBMU
Over the past summer, after receiving suggestions from OHV users, the Forest Service in Lake Tahoe began a dialogue with local agencies, interest groups and individuals about the quality of OHV experiences and how to maintain our OHV trails within the Tahoe Basin. Improving OHV signing, parking for trailers and involving the OHV community in the...
December 18, 2015 12:39 PM
NEVADA - BLM Extends Comment Period for The NV & CA Greater Sage Grouse Bi-State
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has extended the comment period 30 days on potential changes to the Proposed Plan 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...
December 16, 2015 10:43 AM
(Announcement)
Not a day goes by at Sharetrails.org that we fail to discover another issue of access that could benefit from our involvement. Since we do not have unlimited resources we must prioritize. We do this by looking for issues in which we think we may play a useful role and are likely to prevail. There is a plethora of such issues out there and we’d...
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.

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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