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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

BRC Don Amador Heads to Congress to Testify (again)

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POCATELLO, ID (June 20) — Don Amador, Western Representative for the BlueRibbon Coalition, has been confirmed as a witness to testify before the House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands on June 22, 2011 at 10 a.m. The hearing will be at the 1324 Longworth House Office Building. Amador is expected to share his views regarding the ongoing closure of BLM's Clear Creek Management Area CCMA) located in Central California's Coastal Mountain Range. BLM has effected the single largest public land closure of its kind in U.S. history by functionally closing 75,000 acres of public lands to all users groups in May, 2008. In 2002, Dirt Rider Magazi ... read more

Eldorado Lawsuit Gives Us Bragging Rights

SACRAMENTO, CA (May 31)—A national trail-based recreation group and state off-highway vehicle organizations are applauding a recent legal ruling involving the Eldorado National Forest. The ruling comes in the latest of preservationist lawsuits spanning several decades.
Senior U.S. District Judge Lawrence K. Karlton issued his ruling on May 26, 2011, that largely upholds the Eldorado travel management decision, but finds the Forest Service violated the Endangered Species Act and certain Forest Plan standards in authorizing access through a handful of meadows and failing to more thoroughly consider ephemeral streams. Each of these issues focused on alleged impact ... read more on BlueRibbon's website here.

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Article: Off Pavement Patriotism

Our latest article: Off Pavement Patriotism; it's all about freedom.  Get our take on why motorsports folks love what we do and why we do it.  Get the inside scoop on what it means to be a "motorized" patriot.

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