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Discussions tagged Travel management

BLM Schedules Additional Open House Meetings for West Mojave Route Network Project

Everyone interested in the access to the Southern California deserts is encouraged to attend one or both of the recently announced meetings concerning travel management in the West Mojave area.  It is very important to ensure that your favorite routes are listed and marked on maps.  The Bureau of La...

WEMO Travel Management Comments from Cal4Wheel

Subject: Draft West Mojave Route Network Project Land Use Plan Amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area Plan and Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Project Coordinator:  These comments are submitted on behalf of the California Four Wheel Drive Association (Cal4Wheel...

Inyo NF Travel Analysis Process

The Inyo National Forest issued the draft copy of their Travel Analysis Report. They did a science based analysis of the 1564 Level 2 (High Clearance Vehicle dirt roads) that they maintain. They claim that only 251 of those roads provide a benefit for "Dispersed Recreation" (all OHV activities, hunt...

Inyo NF Seeks Input on Proposal for Changes to Motorized Trails near Mammoth Lakes

The Mammoth and Mono Lake Ranger Districts of the Inyo National Forest are initiating an environmental analysis for changes to the motorized trail and road network on the two districts.  The Motorized Transportation System Modifications project will consider adding and removing routes in various lo...

KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST’S MOTOR VEHICLE USE MAP AVAILABLE

Yreka, CA. – The Klamath National Forest’s Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM), which displays designated motorized vehicle routes available for public use, is now available for public distribution. Issuance of the map officially implements the Forest’s 2010 Motorized Travel Management Decision. “We’ve...

Northern Nevada Trail Info Needed

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Carson City District is collecting information on roads and trails to help implement a comprehensive travel system for all modes of travel (motorized and non-motorized) as part of the Resource Management Plan (RMP) effort. Public workshops were held in October to...

Stanislaus Lawsuit Hearing Scheduled

A November 27 hearing has been scheduled for the Stanislaus case.  The judge as requested parties be able to address these questions: For plaintiffs: 1. Do plaintiffs dispute that the Statement of Purpose and Need in the EIS was reasonable?
 2. In its analysis of alternatives, the Forest Service ...

Forest Service Road Designations

The Forest Service is embarked on a mission to evaluate and designate routes of travel within the National Forest System. The final product will be a Motor Vehicle Use Map. The central theme of the MVUM is to designate the routes of travel open for public use. Current policy stipulates the ...
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