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NOTICE OF MEETING AND TOUR OFF-HIGHWAY MOTOR VEHICLE RECREATION COMMISSION

OHMVR Commission Tour: Thursday, April 27, 2017 8:30 a.m.U.S. Forest Service Eagle Lake Ranger District 477-050 Eagle Lake Road Susanville, CA 96130 Time and Tour Information: The tour will meet at the Eagle Lake Ranger District office, Susanville, California at 8:30 a.m. and will last approximate...

We Are OHV: the California OHMVR Program

We Are OHV: the California OHMVR Program    In 1971, the Chappie-Z’berg Act established the California Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Program that has successfully provided for a self-funded, high-quality OHV recreation program. The OHV community has supported directing funds to law enforcem...

Help save the OHV program - Oppose SB 249

Your assistance is needed to help save the California OHV Program.  Senate Bill 249 has been introduced and is scheduled for its first hearing before the Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee on March 14, 2017.  This proposed bill would eliminate the OHV program as it now exists. The immedia...

OHMVR Program to lose gas tax funding, registration fees to increase

The California OHMVR Program is facing a serious threat of having its funding diverted.  The OHMVR Program is user funded through registration fees and gas tax funds for fuel used in OHV recreation.The gas tax funding is targeted to be diverted away from the OHMVR Program.  The result will be NO fun...

Open House Planned for Tahoe National Forest Off-Highway Vehicle Program Grant Application

NEVADA CITY, Calif. – The U.S. Forest Service has scheduled an open house in preparation for an annual application to the California Department of Parks and Recreation, Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division, to request funding for trail maintenance, restoration, development of facilities, la...

Hungry Valley Workshops Scheduled

We want to hear from you! We are continuing our efforts to gather input on Hungry Valley SVRA. We would like to invite you to attend one of four public workshops for the Hungry Valley SVRA General Plan Update. This is an opportunity for us to gather more information from you, our visitors, on wha...

Storms cause floods, mudslides, closures on Mendocino NF

WILLOWS, Calif.; Jan. 9, 2017 – The recent round of storms has caused flooded areas, closures and travel difficulties across parts of the Mendocino National Forest. OHV trails on the Upper Lake and Grindstone ranger districts were closed Sunday, Jan. 8 and will remain closed until 48 hours have pass...

Johnson Valley OHV Closed for King of Hammers Event

As authorized under the provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is giving notice that certain public lands located near Johnson Valley, California, within the Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area, will be tempora...
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