UFWDA Community Forum
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
March 30, 2015, 11:14:42 am

Login with username, password and session length
Search:     Advanced search
ATTENTION: Delegates, Lifetime and Ambassador Members if you can not see or access "Delegate Level Private Forums (including Lifetime Members)" please send an e-mail to forums@ufwda.org requesting access.
14,115 Posts in 3,301 Topics by 923 Members
Latest Member: fishyoo7
* Home Help Search Calendar Login Register
UFWDA Community Forum  |  Access (Land Use, RTF, Advocacy, etc)  |  General Land Advocacy  |  Topic: Simplifying the RS2477 law « previous next »
Pages: [1] Go Down Print
Author Topic: Simplifying the RS2477 law  (Read 276 times)
Peter Vahry
UFWDA International Vice-President

Offline Offline

Posts: 1,384

« on: April 10, 2014, 04:57:15 am »



From: Jerry Smith

Grand Mesa Jeep Club Grand Junction, CO

The Garfield County Commissioners (Glenwood Springs, CO.) have written and are proposing to the U.S. Congress for consideration and passage (we Hope) a new law that will clarify and make much more simple the RS2477 law.

 Garfield County Board of County Commissioners Chair John Martin and County Attorney Frank Hutfless presented a proposed federal act to the U.S. Secretary of the Interior and the National Association of Counties in early March. The act would serve to preserve thousands of miles of rights-of-way for public use throughout the United States, including hundreds of miles in Garfield County.

This bill, if passed, would make it relatively easy for County Governments to dispute road and trail closures under the provisions of the RS2477 law. The BLM and USFS will no longer have the final say in closing many roads and trails under their jurisdictions.

This could also mean that many roads and trails already closed by the BLM and USFS could be REOPENED.

Any user of the Great American BackCountry roads and trails should support this bill by contacting Congressman Tipton (R- CO) and others who will push to make this a law. This is our best chance to REOPEN some of our already closed roads and trails and to keep others from being closed-- now and into the future.

You may read the proposed bill at:


I think you will have a big smile as you read it... and that you will WANT to support it in any way you can.


Auckland Four Wheel Drive Club Inc, 4x4 Challenges NZ Inc, NZFWDA life member
Pages: [1] Go Up Print 
UFWDA Community Forum  |  Access (Land Use, RTF, Advocacy, etc)  |  General Land Advocacy  |  Topic: Simplifying the RS2477 law « previous next »
Jump to:  

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!