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H.R. 845: National Forest System Trails Stewardship Act

 

National Forest System Trails Stewardship Act (H.R. 845) has passed in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate.  The bi-partisan supported legislation now heads to the the desk of President Obama for his signature in the last step to become law.

 

This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to publish a national strategy to significantly increase the role of volunteers and partners in trail maintenance.

 

The strategy shall:

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Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative Awards More Than $100,000 in Q3 2016

Program Expands Partnership with National FFA to Promote Responsible Land Access and OHV Safety

KENNESAW, Ga. – November 14, 2016 – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, today announced the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative awarded more than $100,000 in funds and equipment to six grant recipients in the third quarter of 2016. The program was also featured at the 89th National FFA Convention, with Yamaha sponsoring both the Wildlife Conservation and Outdoor Recreation proficiencies. As the industry’s leading land access advocate protecting the interests of those who work and play outdoors, Yamaha’s Outdoor Access Initiative supports off-highway vehicle (OHV) riders, as well as those who rely on access to land to camp, hunt, fish or farm.

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Backseat Grab Handles for your JK

While strolling the aisles of Off Road Expo, I passed the SpiderWebShade both and noted a new offering from their product line.  While they do produce a quality shade to give the open-top feel while screening the hot sun rays, they are now offering a series of grab handles to complement their product line of accessories for Jeeps.

Picture at right shows the final installed viewed from passengers side.

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BFGoodrich® Tires Outstanding Trails Program 2016 Winners announced

Las Vegas, Nev., Nov. 3, 2016 – BFGoodrich® Tires, in collaboration with 4 Wheel Parts,
United Four Wheel Drive Associations, Blue Ribbon Coalition and Off Road Business
Association, today announced the winners of the 2016 Outstanding Trails program.

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ExtremeTerrain Gears Up To Take Education To New Heights

ExtremeTerrain Donates $15,000 To The Philadelphia Outward Bound School

MALVERN, Pa. (October 21st, 2016) – ExtremeTerrain, a growing e-commerce retailer of aftermarket Jeep Wrangler parts based in Chester County, PA, is excited to announce its sponsorship of Philadelphia Outward Bound School, a local charity that focuses on adventure-based education. ExtremeTerrain has donated $15,000 to the program and pledged to match up to $100,000 of employee’s donations as well.

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