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

NOHVCC is working with Americans for Responsible Recreational Access (ARRA) and Outdoor Recreation Roundtable to build a comprehensive list of Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF)-eligible recreation projects for funding through the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA). With the passage of GAOA this summer, the outdoor recreation community has an unprecedented opportunity to have its voice and priorities carried out through LWCF and the maintenance backlog. Now it’s on us

Please see California Outdoor Recreation Foundation press release below:   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 1, 2020 Huntington Beach, CA California Outdoor Recreation Foundation Celebrating 50 Years of World Class Recreation and Environmental Stewardship! Formed in 2020 to help commemorate the California State Park’s Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Program’s 50th anniversary (1971-2021), the California Outdoor Recreation Foundation (CORF) will serve as a central clearing house for individuals and organizations seeking to

Too often we hear negative stories about OHV enthusiasts going someplace they should not. The thousands of hours that are spent volunteering at trails and trailheads by OHV enthusiasts are often overlooked, as has been a successful example of turning a negative experience a positive outcome. Frank Keane is a resident of New Mexico and the administrator of RZRforums.net, an online community of over 100,000 ROV drivers worldwide who love

Twelve trail projects and programs have been chosen by the Coalition for Recreational Trails (CRT) as recipients of its 2020 Tom Petri Recreational Trails Program Annual Achievement Awards.  The awards – honoring former U.S. Representative Tom Petri (WI) – recognize outstanding use of Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funds.  These projects will be honored at a live virtual ceremony on October 22 with participation by award recipients and key trails champions, including Members

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 NOHVCC Board of Directors acted recently to fill the vacant Clubs and Association Issue Area Representative.  We are proud to announce that long-time NOHVCC State Partner, Steve Newton from Alabama has been selected!  As ever when we engage our State Partners there were several very strong candidates, and we sincerely hope that each of them continues to seek ways to help NOHVCC ensure a positive future for OHV recreation.