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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...

Desert Tortoise Translocation in Johnson Valley SEIS Releaed

FINAL SUPPLEMENTAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. – The Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) to evaluate the potential environmental effects of alternative desert tortoise translocation options at Marine Corps Air Gro...

Appeal denied: More good news on Imperial Sand Dunes decision

Appeal denied: More good news on Imperial Sand Dunes decision By Dennis Porter, Cal4Wheel Legal CounselWe received a favorable decision last August from a three (3) Judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirming the trial court's earlier decision to uphold the BLM Record of Decision to...
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