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

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

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

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 submission is June 30, 2021. Off-highway vehicle (OHV) recreation not only requires access to OHV trails, areas and systems, but also people to manage and provide for the use. As a result, NOHVCC wants to make a small investment in the future by offering a $500 scholarship to an individual pursuing a career in the outdoors. The ideal candidate will follow a course of study that is intended

NOHVCC recently hosted a webinar titled Dealing With The Media – Tips And Best Practices during which Andria Yu, director of media relations at the Motorcycle Industry Council, and Ty van Hooydonk, senior editor at the MIC, introduced webinar participants to important guidelines and best practices to follow when dealing with the media.  OHV leaders are often approached by local newspapers, websites, blogs, radio stations and other media to weigh

Memorial Day is about remembering our nation’s heroes who fought and died so that we might have freedom.  Please take the time to remember them and honor their legacies this weekend.  Memorial Day has also become the unofficial start to Summer and, for many, the time we kick off our OHV riding season.  For those who get out on the trails this weekend – please be happy and safe and