General 4x4 topics
Subcategories from this category:Americans for Responsible Recreation Access, Badlands Off-Road Adventures, BlueRibbon Coalition, California Association of 4 Wheel Drive Clubs, Don Amador's Recreation HQ, Del Albright - Outdoor Recreation Advocate, National Off Highway Vehical Conservation Council, Tread Lightly, United Four Wheel Drive Associations, The TrailPAC, SEMA SAN
Not only was Celeste et al successful in getting the District Board to approve the 2007 General Plan Map which now includes Tesla, but has been successful in getting Assemblymember, Joan Buchanan, State Senator Mark DeSaulnier, and State Senator Loni Hancock to write a June 8, 2012 letter opposing OHV recreation on the Tesla Property.
June 8, 2012 Buchanan, DeSaulnier, and Hancock Letter
Thankfully we have a very active OHV Commission and on July 16, 2012, OHV Commissioner, Diana Perez, countered the Buchanan letter with a well written response to Secretary Laird.
***Sept 8 - CORRECTION - The BRC Sample Letter is citing data from the 2007 SPOA report (not 2009 as is in the sample letter) The data is from the 2007 SPOA, Table 133, pages 162-163. Sorry for any mixup. *******************************
BRC September 6 - Carnegie/Tesla Alert and Overview
Be watching for a formal and detailed BRC comment letter. Also, the OHV Commission has placed this issue on their agenda for the Sept. 15 meeting in Placerville. HQ will be there.
The tank traps and mud pits are waiting for this year's Molina Ghost Run participants to come out for another great weekend of fun, friends and food. Our annual Molina event one of Cal4wheel's fundraisers, and includes three levels of runs on Saturday, camping for the weekend, a dinner on Saturday night, a great prize drawing, and really good wheeling.
Registration for the event is only $45 per vehicle, so you have no excuse to click here and register right now.
For more information about the event, visit this link
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has released a draft Business Plan for the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area (ISDRA). The Business Plan calls for an increase in the weekly permit fee from $25 to $40 when purchased off-site. On-site weekly permits are proposed to be $70. The annual permit fee is proposed at $180. BLM intends to implement the fee increase on September 1, 2013.
The proposed public review and comment period has been limited to less than 3 weeks ending at 8:00 a.m. on November 5th.
The complete Business Plan is available at:
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