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March 18, 2014 11:33 AM
MONTANA - Helena Ranger District Seeking Public Comments on DEIS for Divide Trav
The Helena Ranger District of the Helena National Forest (HNF) is seeking comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Divide Travel Plan, which could include a Programmatic Plan Amendment to Standard 4a of the Helena National Forest Plan. The planning area includes approximately 155,500 acres of National Forest System lands...
March 17, 2014 2:16 PM
OREGON - FS Announces Release of Blue Mountains Proposed Forest Plan and DEIS
The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) and Proposed Revised Land Management Plan (commonly known as the Forest Plan) for the Malheur, Umatilla, Wallowa-Whitman National Forests, and a portion of the Ochoco National Forest (Blue Mountains National Forests), was released to the public on March 14, 2014, for a 90-day comment period, ending...
March 14, 2014 10:34 AM
ARIZONA - Arizona State Parks To Hold Single Track Summit
On Saturday April 5, 2014, Jeff Prince, OHV Program Coordinator with Arizona State Parks will be putting on the Single Track Summit. This is the all day workshop designed to connect riders with land managers with the goal of identifying locations to develop single track, Enduro racing, and trials riding areas.  Arizona State Parks Off-Highway...
March 13, 2014 11:58 AM
(On the Trail)
(BRC Board of Directors)
Jack Welch at the south entry to Yellowstone National Park.
In January I had the opportunity to join a guided group on the trek from Flagg Ranch to view Yellowstone Park with Old Faithful as our destination. Our guide was Dino Zimmerschield from Jackson Hole Snowmobile Tours, one of the commercial trip providers from Jackson, Wyoming.
March 13, 2014 11:05 AM
NORTH CAROLINA - Next Phase of Nantahala & Pisgah National Forests Plan Revision
The U.S. Forest Service National Forests in North Carolina, have announced that the agency has begun the next phase of revising the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests Land and Resource Management Plan (the Forest Plan). During this plan development phase, the Forest Service, with input from members of the public and representatives of other...
March 11, 2014 1:57 PM
ARIZONA- Kaibab National Forest Releases Forest Management Plan
 The Kaibab National Forest has released its new Land and Resources Management Plan and accompanying Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS), which are available on the forest's website at www.fs.usda.gov/goto/kaibab/plan_revision. Southwestern Regional Forester Calvin Joyner approved the Record of Decision (ROD) for the plan and FEIS in...
March 10, 2014 4:22 PM
NEW MEXICO - Santa Fe NF Announces Forest Plan Revision Public Participation Wor
Santa Fe National Forest will host two workshops to develop a public participation strategy for the Forest Plan revision. The public is invited to participate.  March 11, 2014 Española at the NM National Guard Armory 705 Industrial Park Rd Española, NM 87532 from 9am until 4pm -or- March 12, 2014 Santa Fe at the Santa Fe Community College...
March 10, 2014 2:28 PM
(Staff Column)
(BRC Western Representative)
FS Planning Rule Meetings in Sacramento, CA
On behalf of the BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC), I recently attended the Forest Service Planning Rule FACA Committee Meeting in Sacramento, CA. This 21 member committee comprised of stakeholder representatives from timber, local government, environmental groups, tribes, and recreation organizations has met 7 times in the last two years.
March 10, 2014 1:15 PM
OREGON - BLM Releases Planning Criteria for Western Oregon
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has released the Planning Criteria document for their Resource Management Plans for Western Oregon. The Planning Criteria provides an in-depth look at guidance, policy, analytical methodology, and  preliminary alternatives. This document is the public's first look at how the BLM is proposing to analyze...
March 7, 2014 5:41 PM
(press release)
Photo by Dave Duffin
BENECIA, CA (March 7, 2014) -- American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) District 36 member DON AMADOR was named the  Jim Hutzler Award recipient for 2013, and was presented his award at the D36 Rider Awards Banquet recently held in Benicia, CA.

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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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