Category Archives: Land Use Bulletins

Sustainable ATV Trails; Keeping water and soil healthy with sediment control

Recently published online, is a website linked to the USFS outlining the basics of sustainable trails and lists of resources. While aimed at ATV, the message is the same for 4×4 trails. http://www.fs.fed.us/t-d/atv_trails_site/index.html learn about the relationship between soil and … Continue reading

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Public meeting August 16 on Johnson Valley changes

From the Bureau of Land Management Representatives from the Bureau of Land Management and the Marine Corps will host a Resource Management Group meeting about the changes in land use in the Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area at the … Continue reading

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Travel Management Agreement Reached on Stanislaus National Forest

Sonora, CA… A settlement agreement on the 2010 litigation of the 2009 Stanislaus National Forest (NF) Motorized Travel Management decision was filed with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California today and is effective immediately. The U.S. … Continue reading

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UFWDA welcomes the action of Congress to retain OHV access to the Johnson Valley OHV area in CA.

UFWDA thanks all those who worked to preserve OHV access to nearly 100,000 acres of Southern Californian desert for much of the year. A provision included in the 2014 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) transfers 79,000 acres to the Twentynine … Continue reading

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La Posa Travel Management Plan preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA)

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Yuma Field Office has announced that the La Posa Travel Management Plan preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) is available for review. This begins a 45-day public comment period, which ends December 21, 2013. The preliminary EA … Continue reading

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Greater Sage-Grouse Planning Efforts : How will it impact your recreational access to public lands?

The Forest Service (FS) is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to amend the Toiyabe National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan and the Carson City and Battle Mountain Resource Management Plans. The Forest Service is in the scoping phase … Continue reading

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BFGoodrich® Tires Announces 2012 Outstanding Trails

MOAB, Utah (April 4, 2012) – BFGoodrich® Tires, in collaboration with  United Four Wheel Drive Associations (UFWDA) and Tread Lightly!, today announced the trails selected for its 2012 Outstanding Trails program.  Nominated for uniqueness, terrain type and enthusiast following, the … Continue reading

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IDAHO Forest Roads Safety Review

National Forests across Idaho are undertaking a review of their road systems and identifying sections of road that may require additional safety measures and are seeking public comments. The review was prompted by changes to Idaho State law. In 2009, … Continue reading

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New! UFWDA Announces the Land Use Bulletin!

United Four Wheel Drive Associations is pleased to announce the launch of our new land use tool, the UFWDA Land Use Bulletin. Continue reading

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