Earlier this month the Council on Environmental Quality issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking –Update to the Regulations Implementing the Procedural Provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). This proposed rulemaking is intended to “…revise and modernize… NEPA regulations to facilitate more efficient, effective, and timely NEPA reviews by Federal agencies.” As many in the OHV community are aware, NEPA reviews can often be time consuming endeavors which can

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) recently announced in the Federal Register that it seeks nominations to fill 27 of the BLM’s statewide and regional Resource Advisory Councils (RAC) located in the West that have vacant positions and/or members whose terms are scheduled to expire. These RACs are designed to provide advice and recommendations to the BLM on land use planning and management of the National System of Public Lands

On October 1, 2019 NOHVCC hosted a webinar titled “Learn How To Host Rides for Veterans.” NOHVCC Chairman and External Relations Director for the Iowa OHV Association Dan Kleen, who has organized several veterans’ rides in Iowa, served as the webinar’s presenter. He highlighted the rides for veterans in Iowa and hoped to provide participants with all the information and tools necessary for clubs across the Country to replicate Iowa’s

NOHVCC continues its free webinar series in 2020. At 8:00 PM Eastern on January 22, Tom Yager, Vice President, Specialty Vehicle Institute of America, will make a presentation titled Access to Safety Training – And How to Know if Your Child is Ready To Ride an ATV. Webinar summary: OHV recreation equals family recreation. There are more options than ever to get outdoors and ride with family members both young

Greetings all. 2019 was a great year, and we look forward to a Holiday season of spending time with family and friends and hope each of you the best of as we begin the new year! There is a lot to look forward to in 2020 – look for feature articles on Partner successes; NOHVCC’s second webinar series will kick off in January; and planning for the Annual Conference in

2019 has been another great year for NOHVCC! Thanks to our partners we had an outstanding conference in Reno, our communications have continued to ramp up, and of course NOHVCC staff and Partners have been busy on many projects. Take a look below to get a better picture of some of the things NOHVCC was up to in 2019. Communications and Website In 2019 NOHVCC continued to move forward with

If you know of other recent studies that are not included below, please send them to trailhead@nohvcc.org. Last year NOHVCC asked for Partners and others to share recent OHV economic impact studies so NOHVCC could make them available to the OHV community.  As usual our Partners responded.  In addition, staff has collected various other economic impact studies that we were aware of.  Take a look below to read a brief

NOHVCC is working in partnership with the US Forest Service (USFS), the US Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Colorado Department of Parks and Wildlife (CPW), and the Colorado Off-Highway Vehicle Coalition (COHVCO) to improve and enhance the motorized recreation opportunities on public lands in the State of Colorado. In order to accomplish this, NOHVCC will conduct a series of listening sessions and invite Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) enthusiasts who recreate

NOHVCC began a series of free webinars in 2019 – thanks to all who participated! The webinars are designed to deliver quality and helpful information on OHV safety, education, management and other issues related to motorized recreation. We will continue with a new webinar series in 2020, starting in January. Thanks to those of you who reached out with webinar topic ideas, many of which will be covered. We have

As a result of the NOHVCC Board elections at the Annual Conference in Reno, the Clubs and Associations Issue Area Representative position is open. The position will be filled by appointment by the Board of Directors per NOHVCC’s bylaws. ONLY NOHVCC State Partners in good standing are eligible to serve. Further, to serve as an Issue Area Representative the Partner is expected to maintain knowledge and expertise on relevant issue