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

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

The Oregon Motorcycle Riders Association (OMRA) has undertaken a systematic effort to develop documents related to OHV volunteer efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.  OMRA shared its results with NOHVCC and has provided the documents for other OHV clubs and associations to learn/borrow from as they develop protocols of their own.  NOHVCC recognizes that there are many variables in play when organizations seek to develop COVID-19 protocols including variance in state

NOHVCC’s webinar series continues– join us on August 11!   Title: Industry Update From The Motorcycle Industry Council Motorcycle Industry Council’s President and CEO Erik Pritchard will be joined by MIC’s Senior Vice President, Government Relations, Scott Schloegel as they provide an update on the state of the powersports industry.  Topics will include vehicle sales, market realities, ongoing efforts by MIC and current government relations issues and opportunities.  You do

Each of us has been at an event (OHV or otherwise) and seen branded flashlights, pocketknives, fidget spinners, coloring books, pens, bags, and any number of other giveaways to attract our attention.  The purpose of these items in some settings is simply to draw attendees over in hopes of an ensuing conversation.  But sometimes these take-home items have another purpose – education through messaging contained on or within the items

Please see press release about ‘National Trail Clean-Up Day’ (July 18-19) below: A collection of off-road enthusiasts and off-roading organizations are launching a ‘National Trail Clean-Up Day,’ which has been scheduled for the weekend of July 18-19. As part of her duties with SEMA’s Truck and Off-Road Alliance (TORA) Council, Wendy Miles of THE SHOP recently had the opportunity to talk to Matt Martelli, CEO and co-owner of The Mint