On Tuesday, August 3 at 2:00PM Eastern the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) will host a webinar to provide information about competitive grant funds “…to help communities that have been hardest hit by challenges facing the travel, tourism and outdoor recreation sectors to invest in infrastructure, workforce or other projects to support the recovery of the industry and economic resilience of the community in the future.” Register for the EDA

From Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation: The listing can be found here; Job Opportunities | State of Idaho (governmentjobs.com) This position is located at our headquarters office in Boise, ID and will report to the OHV & Trails Program Supervisor.  The Motorized Trails Program was created in 1970 to ensure quality motorized recreational opportunities remain available by providing for maintenance, education, and enforcement partnerships. The Motorized Trails Program mission

Each year NOHVCC State Partners elect NOHVCC’s Board of Directors at the Annual Conference – except for last year due to COVID-19 scuttling the in-person meeting.  Instead, the NOHVCC Board of Directors opted to postpone voting.  While we cannot meet in person again this year (read Update On 2021 NOHVCC Annual Conference), the Directors have decided it necessary to move forward with virtual elections this year. NOHVCC has developed a

Please read the information from Kim Frederick below.  Kim is working in partnership with American Trails to host the Nevada Regional Trails Training Program.  NOHVCC Program Director, Marc Hildesheim took part in some previous training and said, “I participated in the Trail Maintenance Management and the Trail Crew Leader training offerings earlier this week. I found both sessions to be extremely informative and valuable. Kim has an open flowing discussion

In many ways and many areas of the Country life is beginning to return to normal.  It is everyone’s hope that the vaccines for COVID-19 continue to make it possible for more and more activities (like Annual Conferences) to safely move forward.  Unfortunately, the NOHVCC Board of Directors and staff have made the difficult decision to postpone our in-person Annual Conference in Knoxville, Tennessee until 2022.  While it may have

The Trail Riders of Southern Arizona (TRS) represent a success story of working with local land managers and the Coronado National Forest (CNF) to create new OHV opportunities in Southern Arizona. The Red Spring Trail system is a multi-use motorized singletrack system (open to motorcycles, hikers, mountain bikes, e-bikes, and equestrians) that was created thanks to the vision and patience of passionate dirt bike riders, USFS staff, OHV decal funding,

Title: Return on Investment of Trails and Parks – Economics and Beyond Date: Thursday, July 22, 2021 Time: 10:00am-11:30am Pacific (1:00pm-2:30pm Eastern) Price: FREE Learn more and register here Synopsis Hosted in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association, this webinar will include the economic benefits of trails and parks in your community, as well additional co-benefits of driving equity, social and climate resilience, health (physical and mental), etc. 

Deadline for nominations extended until July 19! The Coalition for Recreational Trails (CRT) has once again issued a call for nominations for outstanding projects that utilized funds from the Recreational Trails Program (RTP).  Please read the letter below and if you are aware of any completed award-worthy RTP projects click here to fill out a nomination form by July 19.  The CRT not only recognizes great projects, it also raises

Hiring Range $20.00-$22.00 per hour Position is located in Northeast North Dakota with a significant amount of time spent at Pembina Gorge State Recreation Area. This position provides professional assistance in the management and operations of state trails, state parks, state recreation areas, and related outdoor recreation and natural resources management programs. The incumbent in this position will provide work direction to staff, contractors, and volunteers. Performs trail assessments, assists

NOHVCC staff recently visited several of Iowa’s OHV Parks to help develop skills development courses.  While there we had the opportunity to spend some time with Iowa Department of Natural Resources Park Ranger C.J. Hughes.  C.J. stood out as a uniformed officer who showed clear passion for OHV recreation, the people who enjoy motorized recreation and protecting valuable natural resources, so NOHVCC jumped at the chance to ask him some