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, 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 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.

The Board of Directors of the Coalition for Recreational Trails (CRT) have selected award winners for the 2020 Annual Tom Petri CRT Awards that honor outstanding projects that utilized Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funding.  Despite the ongoing pandemic, there were a record number of projects nominated, and the quality of projects represented was outstanding.  The Awards Committee had a tough time making final decisions and the entire Board of Directors

NOHVCC’s webinar series continues– join us on October 21!   Title: Effective Grant Writing Nikhil Narkhede, OHV Program Manager, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Off Highway Vehicle Program, has a lot of experience with grants.  In his role with Nevada DCNR he reviews grant applications and has a say in projects that get selected for awards.  Please join us as Nikhil presents on Effective Grant Writing during NOHVCC’s October

Off-highway vehicle (OHV) recreation not only requires access to OHV trails, areas and systems, but also people to manage and provide for the use.  As a result, NOHVCC wanted to make a small investment in the future by offering a $1,000 scholarship to an individual pursuing a career in the outdoors.  We were searching for an ideal candidate who will follow a course of study that is intended to lead

As people seek ways to get outdoors during the time of social distancing OHV use is welcoming many new enthusiasts to our family.  But when new members are added to our ranks it is important to ensure that everyone understands and applies important safe and responsible use practices.  One gross and troubling issue that seems to be causing problems is how best to deal with human waste.  While visibly damaging