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Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Landuse News from Team Albright 11-9-11

This landuse news email comes to you from Del Albright, Recreation Advocate.


POCATELLO, ID (November 9, 2011)--The BlueRibbon Coalition has been asked to testify before Congress regarding three of the most important issues affecting access and recreation on lands managed by the U.S. Forest Service.

Rob Bishop (UT), Chairman of the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands has requested BRC's Executive Director Greg Mumm to provide testimony on an oversight hearing titled "Forest Service Regulatory Roadblocks to Productive Land Use and Recreation; Proposed Planning Rule, Special-use Permits and Travel Management. The hearing will be held Tuesday, November 15, 2011.  Entire press release and more info here:

2.        TRAIL ACCESS PARTNERSHIP TOUR (TAPT) holds workshop in Lake Havasu City, AZ, and get tours of desert trails, after stop over at Hump ‘n Bump event and tours of famous trails in Bullhead City, AZ area.   TAPT gets nice donations for BlueRibbon Coalition -- $500 from Total Karnage and $2000 from Sidewinders 4Wheelers event. More here:

3.      Yellowstone Park open to snowmobiles this winter thanks to BlueRibbon Coalition and others.  More here:

4.      Team Albright new Book to be released March 2012 already getting businesses to advertise in support of getting it published.  More here with new graphic from RTW Graphics – shielding our public lands from bureaucratic rain!  Go here for more:

##  Del

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