BlueRibbon-Coalition-NEW-Logo-6-21-16Editor’s Note: The BlueRibbon Coalition just noted the Forest Service inviting OHV enthusiasts to meeting to discuss sign content for the McKinney Rubicon kiosk. See details below.

The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) invites Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) partners and enthusiasts and interested members of the public to attend a meeting to discuss sign content for the McKinney Rubicon kiosk.  The meeting will take place on Thursday, September 22, 2016, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Forest Supervisor’s Office, 35 College Drive, South Lake Tahoe, CA  96150.

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It’s hard to say just what types of videos get our blood pumping the most, but big air videos are near the top. Props to this guy for hanging it all on the line and for saving what could have been a big crash. We’re guessing he’s going to think twice next time… assuming he gets his truck all put back together.

BlueRibbon-Coalition-NEW-Logo-6-21-16Editor’s Note: The BlueRibbon Coalition has sent out a note regarding the information surrounding the Navy’s application to expand the Fallon Range Training Complex. See the details below.

The U.S. Navy has applied to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to continue to use the site of the Fallon Range Training Complex and to expand it to include more than 600,000 acres of additional public land. As a result of the Navy’s withdrawal application, the BLM has segregated the proposed expansion area from appropriation under the public land laws. The two-year segregation is obligatory while the Navy prepares an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on its expansion and extension proposals for the Fallon site about 65 miles east of Reno.

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The Monster Energy Trail of Missions presented by BFGoodrich Tires is a tough off-road adventure that shares the beauty of the people and places in Baja California while focusing on the history of the majestic land.

Yamaha-OHV-Logo-11-10-11KENNESAW, Ga. – September 1, 2016 – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, today announces the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative awarded more than $95,000 in funds and equipment to six grant recipients in the second quarter of 2016. The industry’s leading resource dedicated to those who work and play outdoors, the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative supports off-highway vehicle (OHV) riders, as well as those who rely on access to land for camping, hunting, fishing, farming, and more.

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Editor’s Note: BlueRibbon Coalition sent over this note regarding the BLM asking for input on the newly designated Mojave Trails National Monument.

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), California Desert District, is inviting the public to a series of public meetings to share what they value most within the newly designated Mojave Trails National Monument for the BLM to consider as the monument management planning process begins.

A series of envisioning sessions will enable the public to provide comments on specific interests and concerns that will assist the BLM in the development of the Mojave Trails National Monument Management Plan. These sessions are in advance of public scoping meetings which will begin in the fall. The sessions will be open house format with the same kind of information provided at each location.

BlueRibbon-Coalition-NEW-Logo-6-21-16Editor’s Note: BlueRibbon Coalition and Sharetrails.org is looking to create its first fundraising event through social media, and it’s asking fellow off-roaders to help make it happen. Check out the recent press release on the drive below.

Sharetrails.org, BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC) is nearly 30 years old and to celebrate we want to try something new, our first ever online Fundraiser Challenge. We really need your help to make it work!

BlueRibbon-Coalition-Logo-9-28-12Editor’s Note: BlueRibbon Coalition sent over this note regarding an open house meeting regarding Minnesota’s Kabetogama State Forest area. See more information below.

Anyone interested in trail use and motorized recreation in Kabetogama State Forest in St. Louis County is encouraged to attend an open house Wednesday, August 3, 2016, 5;00 to 8:00 p.m., at the American Legion, 4543 U.S. Highway 53 in Orr, the Department of Natural Resources said.

The open house will provide an opportunity to submit comments and suggestions about trail use at Kabetogama State Forest. DNR staff will be available to answer questions and provide maps of existing trails.

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MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. – The Johnson Valley Shared Use Area will be temporarily closed to the public August 14-21, 2016 while the Marine Corps conducts convoy operations and resupply missions to support a large-scale exercise.

Johnson-Valley-Hammers-3-1-13The BlueRibbon Coalition sent out this update on the upcoming closure of Johnson Valley next month. See the information below for more details.

The Johnson Valley Shared Use Area will be temporarily closed to the public August 14-21, 2016 while the Marine Corps conducts convoy operations and resupply missions to support a large-scale exercise. It was determined the window of closure for military use could be shortened from the previous announcement of August 1-30, 2016 after the Marine Corps refined the scope of training.