Brian Dilenge did not have a particular project in mind when he invited disparate groups of outdoor recreation enthusiasts to sit down at a table in 2019. He just knew that it was time for motorized and non-motorized groups to start working together to create better opportunities for everyone. He had seen it work before during his time working on the Salmon-Challis National Forest, and he knew that there were

NOHVCC’s webinar series continues– join us on January 27!   Title: Opening An OHV Park A Short Drive From Urban Areas – A Case Study Of The Holly Oaks ORV Park In Michigan Jon Noyes, Principal Planner, Oakland County, Parks and Recreation will present a case study of how the Holly Oaks ORV Park in Michigan went from dream to reality.  Holly Oaks ORV Park is about a one-hour drive

Greetings and Happy Holidays to all! Hopefully, we will all be able to safely enjoy the Holidays with our family and friends (however that might be possible).  The new year is just around the corner – with any luck it will be quite a bit easier for everyone than 2020. In a strange year – NOHVCC was able to move forward despite the constraints we all faced.  Looking ahead to

2020 was a trying year for everyone.  Thanks to the commitment of NOHVCC’s Board of Directors, staff, and partners, NOHVCC was able to navigate the myriad challenges of 2020 and be prepared for a strong reentry to normalcy once the time comes. As everyone is well-aware, in-person conferences, meetings and workshops have been nearly completely halted as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  NOHVCC staff has leaned into this challenge

2020 has been an unusual and trying year for everyone, yet NOHVCC has engaged partners to try and continue to bring you best practices from throughout the OHV community.  If you missed anything or want to revisit some of our articles from the past year here is your opportunity! Arizona State Parks And Trails Hosts Awesome Veterans Ride Inspired By NOHVCC Webinar! On October 1, 2019 NOHVCC hosted a webinar

Please see notice below for information on a unique employment opportunity in outdoor recreation. Teanaway Recreation Specialist / Natural Resource Specialist 3 Southeast Region – Ellensburg Recruitment # 2020-11-3347 This is a full-time, permanent, represented position. Want to join something GREAT and make a difference? Are you interested in working in a position that leaves a lasting impact on outdoor recreation in eastern Washington? Do you enjoy working in a

If you have rented an ROV (side-by-side) in the last five years, please take the survey below.  You will be asked about your personal experience level with operating ROVs, as well as about any safe and responsible use messaging you may have received at the time of rental (written, video, safety briefing, etc.).  As always, NOHVCC will keep any information you provide confidential.  Your responses will help NOHVCC better focus

NOHVCC has created a webpage with educational messaging aimed at renters of ROVS. If you know of any ROV rental companies that could use this messaging please pass this article along. The National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC), a nonprofit public benefit organization primarily funded by MIC, SVIA and ROHVA exists to create a positive future for OHV Recreation.  To further this mission NOHVCC, as a national body of OHV

In 2016 after many years of collaboration with stakeholders, the Forest Service implemented a new chainsaw policy. This new policy was intended to make it easier for volunteers who perform trail work across the country to gain access to training, and to create a meaningful training that spoke directly to the type of cutting they do. Part of the policy allows local volunteers to become certified “C” buckers, the highest

See press release from DOI below: WASHINGTON, D.C. — On behalf of the Trump Administration and in support of America’s military members and families, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt signed Secretary’s Order 3387 at the Iowa Gold Star Museum in October, announcing that Gold Star Families and U.S. military veterans will be granted free access to national parks, national wildlife refuges and other federal lands managed by the Department of the Interior starting on Veterans Day (Nov. 11) this year