Blue Ribbon Coalition
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Winnemucca District released the Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement (PRMP/FEIS) for public review and comment last week. The publication of the Notice of Availability opens a 30-day public protest period that will close on October 7, 2013. The new resource management plan (RMP) would replace two outdated Management Framework Plans approved in 1982 and amended in 1999. The RMP is like a county master plan that givesDirectors' Pick: 0 Image: Action Alert
Hey Idaho OHV and snowmobile enthusiasts, David Claiborne, President of the Idaho State ATV Association (ISATVA) just sent us a reminder about the highly recommended grant workshops that the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation (IDPR) gives. These workshops are really helpful for writing grants for funds from various recreational programs here in Idaho. http://www.idahostateatv.org/ We've pasted information and dates for the grant workshops below. We also have info on the various grant programs as well.Directors' Pick: 0 Image: Action Alert
S. UTAH - N. ARIZONA - IMPORTANT ACTION ITEM - Arizona Strip Deadline this Wednesday, September 11, 2013!
Help keep roads and trails open in scenic Arizona Strip. Deadline this Wednesday, September 11, 2013! INSANELY EASY 3-Step Action Item included. As we noted weeks ago, the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM), Arizona Strip Field Office finally completed the long awaited travel management on the popular, scenic and very rugged Arizona Strip. Many BRC members attended the meetings and we'veDirectors' Pick: 0 Image: Action Alert
ATTENTION RIDERS! Your absolutely last chance to sign up for the three day Adventure Ride as part of the Ride Reno 200 event, September 13-15, is coming soon. This great ride not only promises to be incredibly fun, but it will also hugely support the BlueRibbon Coalition's efforts to protect your recreational access.
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One primary way to save our sports and keep our trails open is to always set a good example for others...especially for those who are not members of organized recreation and might not know the rules of the road. Your club or group should have a list of rules/ethics to play by. It's not a hard thing to build (the list) and it just takes education to get folks to follow along. Well, some folks might never get it and they just need to be busted by the law if needed.Directors' Pick: 0 Staff Column Del Albright Trail Ride: 0
The National Park Service (NPS) has announced the signing of the Yellowstone Winter Use Plan Record of Decision by Intermountain Regional Director John Wessels. The ROD officially completes the Winter Use Plan/Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) process. The ROD assures continued access to Yellowstone in Winter by both snowmobiles and snowcoaches.Directors' Pick: 0 yellowstone
A second call for public nominations is being accepted for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Utah Resource Advisory Council (RAC). The BLM will be filling two positions for members whose terms expire on Jan. 12, 2014. The BLM will consider nominations until September 30, 2013. The two positions open on the Utah RAC are in "Category One" - Public land ranchers and representatives of organizations associated with energy and mineral development, the timber industry, developed outdoor recreation, transportation or rights-of-way, off-highway vehicle use, and commercialDirectors' Pick: 0 Image: Action Alert
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Cody and Worland field offices will host six public meetings during the 90-day comment period that is currently underway for the Supplement to the Bighorn Basin Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The supplement addresses priority sage-grouse habitat on public lands within Big Horn, Hot Springs, Park and Washakie counties. Public involvement is an essential and required part of the RMP revision process. The meetings will provide an opportunity for interested individuals to ask questions and provide inputDirectors' Pick: 0 Image: Action Alert
We wanted to let our members and supporters know that the House Natural Resources Subcommittee will be holding Oversight Field Hearings on "State and Local Efforts to Protect Species, Jobs, Property, and Multiple Use Amidst a New War on the West," next week in Casper, Wyoming and Billings, Montana. We've pasted information for both field hearings below. You can also check out the proceedings on the legislative hearingDirectors' Pick: 0 Image: