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June 1, 2002 12:00 AM
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Reflecting on the first two months of this year’s calendar, I note that half of those dates were involved in activity related to recreation. Most were meetings with federal committees or organized recreation. Even for someone who has been retired for four years, I’m not concerned that those dates had nothing to do with a Jeep run or fly-fishing,...
June 1, 2002 12:00 AM
National Park Service Personal Watercraft Chronology March 21, 2000: NPS publishes final Personal Watercraft (PWC) rule at 36 CFR 3.24. The National Park Service published a final regulation for managing Personal Watercraft (PWC) use within all areas of the National Park Service. This regulation banned PWC use at 66 of the 87 parks that allowed...
May 28, 2002 12:00 AM
BLUERIBBON COALITION, INC www.sharetrails.org NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Don Amador PHONE: 925.625.6287 EMAIL: brdon_a@sharetrails.org DATE: May 28, 2002 DIVERSE RECREATION AND GOVERNMENT GROUPS SAY BOXER/CAPPS WILDERNESS BILL IS A BAD IDEA OAKLEY, CA — Diverse recreation groups and local government agencies are saying...
May 22, 2002 12:00 AM
BLUERIBBON COALITION, INC. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EUGENE, OR. In a decision dated May 14, 2002, U.S. District Judge Ann Aiken dismissed a legal challenge to ongoing non-commercial jet boat access along the Rogue River in southern Oregon. However, the Court also ruled that the U.S. Forest Service did not comply with the National Environmental Policy...
May 15, 2002 12:00 AM
Public Land for Public Use Rally About 14 million acres in California, roughly 14 percent of its total land base, is already designated wilderness, off-limits to motorized vehicles, bicycles, horse-back riding, grazing, logging, mining, oil drilling and other forms of commercial development. Senator Barbara Boxer wants to add another 2.5 million...
May 10, 2002 12:00 AM
YOUR COMMENTS NEEDED TO POSTPONE RULE THAT IMPLEMENTS YELLOWSTONE PARK BAN ON SNOWMOBILES You are probably aware that the current decision in place on winter use in Yellowstone will drastically cut snowmobile use next winter and ban it after that. You have likely commented on the SEIS that would reverse this decision.
May 7, 2002 12:00 AM
The following alert is courtisy of the NY State OHV Association. Please redistribute this information to others in NY who can help. This is an important opportunity for NY state to get a viable OHV program established. (Clark Collins, BRC) Dear Fellow Trail Riders, I'm appealing to you to get those call, letters, faxes and emails in to your NY...
May 2, 2002 12:00 AM
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POCATELLO, ID — Recreationists express concern about the negative access impacts of Senator Barbara Boxer's (D-CA) newly announced "California Wild Heritage Wilderness Act of 2002" (see http://www.sharetrails.org/files/bwa.htm for details).
May 1, 2002 12:00 AM
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(BRC Board of Directors)
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This year's Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Clean Snowmobile Challenge 2002 had fifteen collegiate teams and over 200 students from the U.S. and Canada. Again the Challenge was held in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks and was headquartered out of Flagg Ranch, Wyoming. In addition, events were held at Teton Village Ski Area and the...
May 1, 2002 12:00 AM
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Two collegiate teams shared the first place award in the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Clean Snowmobile Challenge (CSC) in Late March, 2002. The University of Idaho and Kettering University survived the elements-a full week of testing and events, and the challenge of competing among 15 collegiate teams and nearly 200 of their student...

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