The Buckeye Community Arts Network (BCAN) recently featured the Toledo Trail Riders (TTR) in its “Take it Outside” segment.  Watch the video below to discover from Club President Matt Bucher how TTR was formed, and to watch volunteers hard at work maintaining single-track trail.  The video not only provides an example of how clubs can get involved, but also the type of positive exposure OHV recreation can receive when dedicated

NOHVCC continues its 2019 webinar series with an installment on effective OHV Economic Impact studies.  The webinar will be May 22 at 8:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time.  Like prior webinars, participation is free. During this webinar, Mark Imerman from Regional Strategic, Ltd. will make a presentation on economic impact modeling for the off-highway vehicle recreation industry. The presentation will provide an overview of how economic impact modeling works, the information

Great Trails: Providing Quality OHV Trails and Experiences authored by Dick Dufourd and published by NOHVCC is a comprehensive guide to OHV trail layout, design, construction and maintenance.  The 300+ page book has been internationally recognized as the must-have guidebook for OHV trails and provides the curriculum for NOHVCC’s Great Trails workshops. Click below to watch a video of Dick explain the features (and WOW factor) that make a great

OHV recreation equals family recreation.  There are more options than ever to get outdoors and ride with family members both young and not so young.  But these options make it imperative that parents make sure that their children are of an appropriate age and maturity level to operate a motorized vehicle.  Thankfully the ATV Safety Institute (ASI) has some tools to help parents make informed decisions. First, safe ATV operation

Every OHV enthusiast understands that participation is the key to maintaining opportunities for our sport.  Currently, the Southern Region of the U.S. Forest Service is soliciting nominees to serve on its Resource Advisory Committee tasked with the review of fee proposals for the Forests in the 13 Southern States and Puerto Rico.  One of the positions is for a representative of Summer motorized recreation. If you live and recreate in

The below article was written by Joseph (age 10) and Morgan Feist (age 12) after attending the Share The Trails Program with their Mother and NOHVCC staff person Laura Feist.  Reaching young audiences is critical – both to share safe and responsible practices, and to ensure the future of our sport.  NOHVCC is excited to have such energetic and capable youth ambassadors in our extended family.  We hope you will

Titles of new studies in red, below. If you know of other recent studies that are not included below, please send them to Last year NOHVCC asked for Partners and others to share recent OHV economic impact studies so NOHVCC could make them available to the OHV community.  As usual our Partners responded.  In addition, staff has collected various other economic impact studies that we were aware of.  Take

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 fill out this nomination form.  The CRT not only recognizes great projects, it also raises the profile of RTP on Capitol Hill, which will help keep the program

This article is one in a series designed to feature NOHVCC State Partners and some of the successes they highlighted in their Partner Annual Reports.  The first-ever round of Annual Reports was a huge success. As a result, 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

Hopefully you are aware that NOHVCC debuted its 2019 webinar series in January.  The first installment was a primer on NOHVCC and its projects and mission.  Due to popular demand, the next two focused on clubs and associations development.   Up next, is “Introduction to Mapping and GIS” on April 24th. The first three webinars have been well attended and NOHVCC staff is committed to continuing the series throughout 2019.  Future