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

Once again, NOHVCC had a great slate of presenters at our Conference! While it is always best to come see them in person, if you had to skip the Conference here is your chance to see what you missed. Of course, if you were there, here are most of the presentations to augment your notes. There is a wealth of information below – take a look! NOTE: The following presentations

At NOHVCC’s Annual Conference in Reno, Nevada NOHVCC Executive Director Duane Taylor and Canadian Off-Highway Vehicle Distributors Council (COHV) Manager, Rider Federations, Oksana Buhel signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to formally continue a partnership for the next five years. The MOU states in part that the two organizations will “…work cooperatively to share and distribute existing information, materials, products, and programs the parties have developed to OHV enthusiasts, clubs,

Each year NOHVCC State Partners elect NOHVCC’s Board of Directors at the Annual Conference (register here). As a result, all interested NOHVCC State Partners are eligible to run for open positions on the Board. Again, ONLY NOHVCC State Partners in good standing are eligible to run. If you are a NOHVCC State Partner and are interested in serving on NOHVCC’s Board of Directors, you can nominate yourself at the Annual

Registration for the 2019 INOHVAA and NOHVCC Annual Conferences in Reno, Nevada is now open! Please click here for additional information and to sign up. If you have any questions, please email us at trailhead@nohvcc.org. NOTE: Partners attending on a Travel Grant and those who received scholarships should have already received an email with instructions on how to register. Thanks – and see you in Reno!

Back in December I wrote about a project in Cave Creek, AZ to create a family friendly riding area at a spot that historically had little management and lacked facilities. This lead to a proliferation of user- created trails, sanitation issues, and resource degradation near the staging area. Recently work began to start managing the area and create a family friendly destination. This effort began by partnering with the Tonto

Hopefully you are aware that NOHVCC began a series of free webinars in 2019. The webinars are designed to deliver quality and helpful information on OHV safety, education, management and other issues related to motorized recreation. The series kicked off in January 2019 with a presentation titled “What is NOHVCC?” Subsequent webinars focused on OHV Club and Association Development, Introduction to Mapping and GIS and Effective OHV Economic Impact Studies.

NOHVCC will award scholarships for a limited number of qualified individuals to attend the NOHVCC Annual Conference in Reno, Nevada October 17-19.  We recognize that attending the Conference is an expensive proposition, so we want to make sure we have the best and brightest from the OHV community participate.  These scholarships will cover the cost of travel, lodging, registration and most meals of awardees.   Invited to apply are active State

NOHVCC staff traveled to Gunnison, CO last month to host its most recent Great Trails Workshop.  The workshop series focuses on the design, layout, construction, maintenance and management of sustainable OHV trails and emphasizes hands-on field training.  Typically, participants include trail managers; trail construction and maintenance supervisors and crews; engineering staff involved in trail planning, design, maintenance and construction; trail contractors; OHV club trail volunteers; and other interested stakeholders. If

Do you know of an OHV enthusiast, land manager, club, association or other organization that has gone above and beyond in support of fulfilling NOHVCC’s mission of “Creating a Positive Future for OHV Recreation?”  If so, please send an email to trailhead@nohvcc.org. Likewise, if you know of any success stories such as newly opened riding areas, successful mitigation of trail issues, positive outcomes from OHV management, etc., please let us