Newest Rimrocker

Submitted by DRussell on Fri, 02/27/2004 - 14:18

Mike and Tiffiny Russell are the proud parents of the newest Rimrocker, Benjamin Matthew. Ben arrived at 8:10pm o­n February 26, 2004. At 8 lbs. 9ozs. and 21 1/2 inches he will be ready for his first trail ride before you know it.

Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest Comments

Submitted by tsm1 on Fri, 02/13/2004 - 10:37

The Forest Service is planning an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to analyze a proposed travel and access management plan for the Whitetail-Pipestone area of Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest (Montana). This management plan will designate trails and roads for specific uses, including motorized and non-motorized recreation. Click here to read more.

Your input is important to ensure that the Forest Service understands the concerns and interests of responsible recreationists. ARRA encourages you to submit comments on the scope of the analysis by the submission deadline, March 15th. To read more about how to submit comments to Federal agencies, click here.

January Trail Ride

Submitted by edjandj on Sun, 01/18/2004 - 21:24

Hello all-January's o­nly trail ride is set for January 24th. It's a chili run so bring a can of chili! If there is still lots of snow we'll go to the BLM land north of Roundup. We're meeting in the parking lot of KMart in the heights at 8:00 and leaving at 8:30.See ya there!

January Trail Rides

Submitted by tsm1 on Mon, 01/12/2004 - 18:34

Two runs this month, and one work party.

Trail Rides on Saturday, 1/17, Trail Boss Tom Mandera, meeting at 9am @ County Market

Also Sunday, 2/1, trail boss Mike Kelly, also meeting at the usual County Market (Montana and Custer Avenues, in Helena)

This is the day after the Delegates Meeting in Montana City, so bring your trail rig to the meeting, spend the night, and come play on Sunday.

Please dress for the weather, and make sure you have tow-hooks front and rear. Bring a lunch.

Sheetrock party at Tom's place on Sunday, 1/18. RSVP and there's food involved.

My First Real *Wacko* Encounter

Submitted by tsm1 on Fri, 01/02/2004 - 11:19

My First Real *Wacko* Encounter
by Del Albright, BlueRibbon Ambassador

After 22 years of land use and access involvement, I've finally met my first real *wacko.* I don't mean the harmless, dress up a like an owl and parade around town kind, I mean the kind that wished me dead.

It started at a gas station where I'd stopped with my motorhome during a trip from northern to southern California. As I was filling up, a frumpy looking guy walked buy and said, *How's it feel to be a pig?*

Your Recreation, Your Land - Get Involved (Part 1)

Submitted by tsm1 on Wed, 12/24/2003 - 10:28

By: John Stewart
Director, Environmental Affairs, United Four Wheel Drive Associations
Natural Resource Consultant, California Association of Four Wheel Drive Clubs

It is happening in Georgia, Tennessee, Arizona, California, Alaska, Montana, and every other state where federal land managers control public lands. Their actions are governed by management plans.

Nationwide the Forest Service and BLM are in the midst of management plan updates.