NOHVCC is working in partnership with the Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC) to collect as much information as possible related to closures of OHV areas as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. If you know of areas that have been closed please let us know at trailhead@nohvcc.org. Specific information to include in your email: Your Name Name of OHV Area State in which the OHV Area is Located Land Management Agency

NOHVCC recently drew your attention to U.S. Forest Service and National Park Service guidance, indicating that opportunities to continue dispersed recreation may remain during the current reality we are all facing as a result of COVID-19. It is possible to abide by social distancing and other recommended guidelines while getting outdoors and engaging in all sorts of recreation – including OHV recreation. But, ultimately, it is up to the individual

NOHVCC Comments on Proposed NEPA Rulemaking – Still Time For You To Comment As Well! NOHVCC has formally submitted comments on the Council on Environmental Quality’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking – Update to the Regulations Implementing the Procedural Provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). To read NOHVCC’s comments click here. This proposed rulemaking is intended to “…revise and modernize… NEPA regulations to facilitate more efficient, effective, and timely

Once again NOHVCC is running a series of articles designed to feature NOHVCC State Partners and some of the successes they highlighted in their Partner Annual Reports. As a result of the Partner Annual Reports the NOHVCC Board of Directors and staff are better able to understand the great things our Partners are up to – and we wanted to share some examples with the broader NOHVCC community while introducing

NOHVCC continues its free webinar series in 2020. At 8:00 PM Eastern on January 22, Tom Yager, Vice President, Specialty Vehicle Institute of America, will make a presentation titled Access to Safety Training – And How to Know if Your Child is Ready To Ride an ATV. Webinar summary: OHV recreation equals family recreation. There are more options than ever to get outdoors and ride with family members both young

2019 has been another great year for NOHVCC! Thanks to our partners we had an outstanding conference in Reno, our communications have continued to ramp up, and of course NOHVCC staff and Partners have been busy on many projects. Take a look below to get a better picture of some of the things NOHVCC was up to in 2019. Communications and Website In 2019 NOHVCC continued to move forward with

NOHVCC is working in partnership with the US Forest Service (USFS), the US Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Colorado Department of Parks and Wildlife (CPW), and the Colorado Off-Highway Vehicle Coalition (COHVCO) to improve and enhance the motorized recreation opportunities on public lands in the State of Colorado. In order to accomplish this, NOHVCC will conduct a series of listening sessions and invite Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) enthusiasts who recreate

As a result of the NOHVCC Board elections at the Annual Conference in Reno, the Clubs and Associations Issue Area Representative position is open. The position will be filled by appointment by the Board of Directors per NOHVCC’s bylaws. ONLY NOHVCC State Partners in good standing are eligible to serve. Further, to serve as an Issue Area Representative the Partner is expected to maintain knowledge and expertise on relevant issue

On Saturday, October 19 at its Awards Celebration to conclude its Annual Conference, NOHVCC inducted Jerry Abboud and Scott Jones, both from Colorado into its Hall of Fame. NOHVCC’s Hall of Fame induction is reserved for those OHV enthusiasts who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to helping NOHVCC achieve its mission of “creating a positive future for OHV recreation.” NOHVCC Executive Director, Duane Taylor said, “NOHVCC and the broader OHV

The 2019 NOHVCC Annual Conference is in the books. The 2020 Conference will be in Knoxville, Tennessee August 18-22. Now it is time to turn our attention to selecting a site for the 2021 Conference. Our Conferences bring together the best and brightest in the OHV community including enthusiasts, agency personnel, other land managers and industry representatives. Each Conference also has a local feel, as we visit a nearby riding