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AMA News - December 2016

December 2016 National and Regional News WASHINGTON, D.C. - The amount of ethanol in the nation's fuel supply is scheduled to increase by 6.5 percent in 2017 under the latest Renewable Fuel Standard mandates issued in November by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The 2017 Renewable Volume ...

Fatal ATV rollover a reminder to practice OHV safety

PHOENIX – The Arizona Game and Fish Department reminds all off-highway vehicle (OHV) drivers and passengers to ride safely by remembering to always wear a helmet. The reminder comes after an 81-year-old man died when the ATV he was driving rolled end-over-end while attempting to climb a 70-percent i...

BLM's Best Trails

NOHVCC and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) need your assistance in showcasing the best OHV riding opportunities in the country. You can help NOHVCC and the BLM by nominating your favorite BLM riding areas. Simply fill out the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/J722TD2.   The riding areas...

Opportunities for OHV Grants

Legislative and regulatory issues impacting OHV recreation are only one piece of the puzzle.  Building and maintaining OHV trails takes funding as do safety programs and other efforts.  Below is a quick overview provided by Yamaha of its Outdoor Access Initiative.  If you or your club needs grants “...

Nevada OHV Economic Study - Info Sought

The Off-Road Business Association (ORBA) is working with the University of Nevada Reno on an exciting and important project for the OHV Community. ORBA was recently awarded a grant from the Nevada Commission on Off-Highway Vehicles to conduct an Economic Impact Study on OHV recreation in Nevada that...

BLM Offers Tips for This Memorial Day Weekend

A wide range of recreational opportunities abounds for individuals of all ages and interests in Idaho. As Memorial Day approaches, BLM offers the following tips for safe enjoyment of the outdoors: Camping: Most BLM campgrounds throughout Idaho are open and ready for the weekend. Please keep these t...

About the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative

The Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative is dedicated to those who work and play outdoors including, but not limited to, those who rely on off-highway vehicles (OHVs) to ride, camp, hunt, fish or farm. Supporting the outdoor enthusiast, the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative’s mission is to provide pract...

Bug out bag essentials - Compass

Off roaders have graduated from compass and maps to GPS. Technology provides easy, convenient storage of many maps in a small space. Coupled with other features, GPS is a must have accessory in any equipped 4x4. But, there is no substitute for a backup and that backup should be a good quality compas...

102 Off Road Tips

Tip # 1:  Tell a friend. Prior to venturing off road, be sure to let someone know where you are going and when you expect to return. This way, if you have an issue in the backcountry, people will know where to start looking for you. Also, be sure not to deviate too far from your route. And 101 mo...

Forest Service closes Bill Williams Mountain Road for winter

WILLIAMS, Ariz. – The Kaibab National Forest is closing the Bill Williams Mountain Road, also known as Forest Road 111, for the winter season beginning at 8 a.m. Dec. 24. The steep and winding road, which goes to the top of Bill Williams Mountain just south of the City of Williams, is closed seas...
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