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NORTH CAROLINA - Forest Service to Host Trail Strategy Meeting

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 15:35

The National Forests in North Carolina have announced that they will host a workshop on September 18, 2014, to address management of non-motorized and motorized recreation trails across the Uwharrie National Forest. The meeting will be held 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Garner Center, 210 Burnette St., Troy, North Carolina.  Representatives from a wide range of trail-user groups, individuals who represent local communities and ecotourism, or

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NATIONAL - Public Listening Sessions on BLM Planning 2.0 Initiative Slated for Denver and Sacramento

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 14:29

As part of its ongoing effort to improve the management of the nation's public lands by working more efficiently with the public and partners, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will hold two public listening sessions on its Planning 2.0 initiative in Denver and Sacramento during October. Both meetings will provide an overview of the effort as well as a group discussion on methods to improve the BLM's planning process. The Planning 2.0 effort is aimed at creating a more dynamic and efficient way

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Forest Plan Revision: Staying Engaged

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 10:57

As National Forests throughout the country begin their Forest Plan Revision efforts, BRC believes that commitment by the OHV community to remain engaged with their particular Forest(s) during this and subsequent programmatic and site-specific planning efforts is critically important.

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BRC Board Elections & General Membership Meeting

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 08:27
Attention Members! The BlueRibbon Coalition 2014 Board of Directors Election is coming up. This year's board election will include three current board members standing for re-election (Joni Mogstad, Todd Ockert and John "JP" Parrinello). More information on these outstanding candidates is available below this announcement.

Final voting will be conducted, and the election results tabulated, at the 2014 BRC General Meeting on Sunday, November 2, 2014 (details to be announced at a later date, check back at this site regularly for updates).

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UTAH - BLM Seeks Public Input on Recreation Management in Nine Mile Canyon

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 09:50

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Utah Price Field Office is seeking public comment on management in the Nine Mile Canyon Special Recreation Management Area (SRMA). The Nine Mile Canyon SRMA, managed by the Price and Vernal Field Offices, is internationally significant for its concentration of archaeological sites and extensive rock art, and the BLM-Utah is inviting the public to provide input into the management of this unique area.

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BlueRibbon Coalition Seeks Executive Director

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 09:38
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POCATELLO, ID (September 4, 2014) -- The BlueRibbon Coalition is seeking an Executive Director to lead the organization which champions responsible use of public lands and land access for outdoor recreation.

The Executive Director is hired  by the BlueRibbon Coalition Board of Directors and serves as a full time, salaried BlueRibbon Coalition employee to execute the business of the BRC, excepting for those functions reserved for the Board in its by-laws.

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Yellowstone Announces Lottery for New Non-Commercially Guided Snowmobile Access Program for this Coming Winter Season!

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 07:26

On September 3, 2014, Yellowstone National Park announced that through the www.recreation.gov  website a public lottery will start on September 3rd to determine the trip dates for Non-Commercially Guide Leaders wanting to visit Yellowstone this coming winter season (2014-2015). The lottery will remain open until October 3, 2014.  Please see the Park Service news release here. Please note, the BlueRibbon Coalition is an active member of the Non-commercially Guided Snowmobile Access

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CALIFORNIA - Inyo, Sequoia and Sierra National Forests Announce Scoping Public Workshops for Forest Plan Revisions

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 07:39

The U.S. Forest Service has just published their Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that, when completed, will revise forest plans for the Inyo, Sequoia and Sierra National Forests. The NOI will also have information on the purpose and need for this action along with the agency's proposed action. The final EIS will result in three separate Records of Decision and three separate forest plans.

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BRC UTAH LAND USE UPDATE-Help Stop Massive Land Grab in Utah!

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 15:28

Immediate Action Requested - Recently more than a dozen Senators sent a letter to President Obama urging him to designate 1.8 million acres of red rock lands surrounding Canyonlands National Park in Utah as a national monument. None of these Senators are from Utah and only two are even from western states. Signatories were Senato

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