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December 17, 2013 2:47 PM
COMMENTS DUE December 27, 2013 - On Friday, October 25, 2013, the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) published a notice in the Federal Register about their proposal to list certain California and Nevada populations of greater sage grouse as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act.  FWS is also proposing to designate 1.8 million...
December 16, 2013 3:25 PM
CALIFORNIA - New Deal for Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Area
A new deal has been achieved for the Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Area thanks to the efforts of thousands of supporters, the California Motorized Recreation Council (CMRC), many groups and clubs, and particularly, Rep. Paul Cook (Calif. 8th District). It took 5 years of sweat, work, letters and persistence to prevent the 29 Palms Marine Base...
December 11, 2013 10:47 AM
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(Left to right) Kay Lloyd, John Stewart, Danny Hale and Jack Welch.
POCATELLO, ID (December 11, 2013) -- The BlueRibbon Coalition is proud to announce the results of the recent BRC Board of Directors Election, which saw the re-election or election of four candidates to positions on the BRC Board of Directors. Re-elected to the BRC Board of Directors are Kay Lloyd and John Stewart. The two new candidates elected to...
December 11, 2013 9:51 AM
NORTH CAROLINA - FS Announce Last Forest Plan Revision Open House of the Year
Don't forget to mark your calendar for the last open house this year for the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests management plan revision process. The open house will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on December 17, 2013, at the Nantahala District Office. The office is located at 90 Sloan Road, Franklin, NC 28734. There will not be any formal...
December 5, 2013 2:30 PM
CALIFORNIA - Support Preservation of Historic OHV Recreation on Matrix Lands adj
Support Preservation of Historic OHV Recreation on Matrix Lands adjacent to Jawbone Canyon & Dove Springs OHV Areas - Over the last 40 years, many of us in California have seen private land owners (developers, ranchers, timber owners, and mining interests) close their properties to historic OHV recreation.   They have a right to...
December 5, 2013 12:19 PM
ARIZONA - Coronado NF Releases Draft Land Management Plan and DEIS
The Coronado National Forest has developed a proposed land management plan and a programmatic Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). A 90-day public comment period began with the publishing of the Notice of Availability of the DEIS in the Federal Register by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on November 22, 2013. The comment period...
December 4, 2013 6:09 PM
NEVADA-CALIFORNIA - BLM and FS Release Draft NV-CA Sub-Region Sage-grouse EIS
The Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service released the Draft Nevada and Northeastern California Sub-regional Greater Sage-grouse Land Use Plan Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DLUP/DEIS) for a 90-day public comment period that closes January 29, 2014. The DLUP/DEIS considers six possible management alternatives for...
December 4, 2013 4:46 PM
NEW MEXICO - Cibola NF Releases Magdalena Ranger District Travel Management EA
The Cibola National Forest has announced the release of the Magdalena Ranger District Travel Management Environmental Assessment (EA). The Travel Management Plan was developed to establish a designated motorized system that provides for public access and motorized recreation travel within the district. The public is invited to attend one of three...
December 4, 2013 10:30 AM
OREGON - BLM Releases Sage-Grouse Plan/DEIS for Oregon
As part of a joint effort with the U.S. Forest Service to conserve the Greater Sage-Grouse and its habitat across 10 western states, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has released a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a 90-day public review and comment period that ends on February 20, 2014. The Oregon Sub-Regional Greater Sage-Grouse...
December 3, 2013 11:27 AM
The BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC) would like to remind everyone that our Annual Meeting for members will be held Saturday, December 7, 2013, at the main office, 4555 Burley Dr. Ste. A, Pocatello, Idaho, starting at 10:00 am, with a short agenda that includes the opening of the ballots for the Board of Directors election...

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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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