Join us on September 30, 2020 at 8:00 PM Eastern for NOHVCC’s USFS Risk Assessment Guidance webinar.  Read below to brush up on the details before logging on. Webinar Description: Anyone who organizes or participates in events or performs volunteer efforts on National Forests should join us for our September 30 webinar.  Sandy Bearden, Safety Manager, United States Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region will describe the new Forest Service guidance

NOHVCC’s webinar series continues– join us on September 30!   Title: USFS Risk Assessment Guidance Anyone who organizes or participates in events or performs volunteer efforts on National Forests should join us for our September 30 webinar.  Sandy Bearden, Safety Manager, United States Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region will describe the new Forest Service guidance that will impact the way volunteers and others assess risk in projects.  This webinar will

The National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC) is a non-profit 501C3 organization dedicated to creating a positive future for off-highway vehicle recreation. You can learn more at www.nohvcc.org. NOHVCC is working in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), US Forest Service (USFS), Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) and the Colorado Off-Highway Vehicle Coalition (COHVCO) to create a Statewide OHV Action Plan. To make this happen we need your

The unofficial end of Summer – Labor Day Weekend – is here!  Despite the ongoing pandemic, many of you will take this opportunity to enjoy OHV recreation.  As ever, it is important that all of us remain vigilant to ensure we recreate safely and responsibly.  NOHVCC has tools to help! Guidelines for those who choose to ride during “social distancing” can be found here. Of course, we encourage all OHV

Each of NOHVCC’s previous webinars are available online. NOHVCC staff and invited guests have covered myriad topics of importance to the OHV community, and we encourage you to visit the webinar archive to see which topics interest you most.  A brief description of each video can be found below. While we encourage everyone who has an interest in a webinar topic to participate live, we understand that sometimes that just

I will admit it, and I think everyone else knows it too, hard enduro races are cool. The riders at the front of those races do things on dirt bikes that do not seem humanly possible. I will also admit that my name is not Jarvis, Webb, or Haaker and I can’t do the same things that they do. That’s okay though, I don’t make my living by racing, and

NOHVCC’s webinar series recently featured key leaders from the Motorcycle Industry Council providing an update on the powersports industry.  If you missed it, a recording of the webinar is now available. Click here to watch the video (login required, but registration is free).  You will also find many other recorded webinars on lots of topics of interest to OHV enthusiasts and land managers, including mapping, economic impact studies, safety training

NOHVCC received permission from the Los Alamos Daily Post to reprint the below article submitted by Carol A. Clark. The New Mexico Department of Game & Fish Off-highway Vehicle (OHV) Program has two new tools for large group public outreach: the ATV-riding robots Safety Sam and Safety Sara. The robots are the inspiration of Ashley Bruggenschmidt, an Indiana elementary school principal and mother of an 11-year-old girl who was tragically

I believe agency adoption of the SAE J1287 20-inch sound test @ 96dBA for OHVs is the single most important factor in the land-use equation as it relates to sustainable motorized recreation on public lands. As a member of the 2002 California State Park OHV Sound Working Group, I commend that diverse interest group (which included representatives from the OHV Industry, motorized organizations, environmental groups, land agencies, and the Off-Highway

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 31.  The CRT not only recognizes great projects, it also raises the profile of RTP on Capitol