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BLM to hold route inventory review meetings for New Mexico Public Lands

BLM to hold route inventory review meetings for the San Juan Basin Badlands, Boca del Oso and San Ysidro Travel Management Areas ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The Bureau of Land Management Rio Puerco Field Office invites the public to participate in an engaging conversation and review of route inventory maps...

Tracking Federal Legislation

With the convening of the 115th Congress, many bills are being introduced that have an impact on motorized recreation and outdoor activities.  Select legislation is being tracked and updates provided on OutdoorWire.   NOTE: this is only selected Federal legislation.  For a comprehensive list of all...

What does the term mean?

Land use efforts come with many strange terms.  If you are faced with a bureaucratic term and no definition, check my MUIRNet Glossary at the below link......

Federal Court Confirms Second Amendment Protects Right to Carry in Public

The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) applauded a ruling by a three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday that confirmed the Second Amendment protects the right to carry a firearm outside the home for self-defense.  “This is a critical issue ...

McCarthy, Cook, and McClintock Lead Fight to Ensure OHV Access to Public Lands

“Americans should be free to utilize our public lands freely and fairly, while abiding with all regulations. Unfortunately, BLM’s current Cost Recovery policy denies many small and medium-sized OHV groups from being able to fully enjoy or to hold competitive events on BLM land because of exorbitant...

Mild AMS?

My group had succumbed to a mild version of acute mountain sickness. (I know it sounds odd that something called acute could be mild. But it was.) Symptoms tend to mimic a hangover: headache, fatigue, sluggishness, insomnia, lack of appetite and nausea. Mild AMS occurs when the body experiences thi...

Bishop Statement on Department of the Interior’s Proposed ESA Changes

July 19, 2018 – Today, House Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) issued the following statement in response to the Department of the Interior (DOI) releasing three proposed rules to modernize the Endangered Species Act: “It’s no secret that modernizing the Endangered Species Act is long ...

Kaibab NF temporarily closes Forest Road 149 near Kendrick Mountain on the Williams Ranger District

Williams, Ariz., July 16, 2018— The Kaibab National Forest has implemented a temporary closure of Forest Road 149 near Kendrick Mountain on the Williams Ranger District due to safety concerns related to the active monsoon season. Forest Road 149, which is located in the far northeastern corner of t...

Message from Sharetrails/BRC New Executive Director

Why do we care so much about OHV access? Some of my best moments have come from long trail rides to secluded areas impossible to reach by anything other than OHV. I want to preserve that right, the opportunity for my four children and their children, and their children to enjoy the greatness of th...

NSSF Reminds Shooters to Take Precautions Against Starting Wildfires

Being aware of restrictions on shooting and other activities in fire-prone areas. Not using tracer rounds, exploding targets and ammunition that is steel-jacketed or contains steel core components. Knowing that a vehicle’s hot exhaust systems can ignite dry vegetation. Making sure...

Fire Danger Prompts Increased Fire Restrictions in Southeastern Utah

Utah Interagency Fire www.utahfireinfobox.com Southeastern Utah is experiencing hazardous fire conditions due to prolonged drought and extremely dry vegetation.  Weather forecasts and wildland fire prediction models point to increased fire danger.  As a result, on Friday, June 15, 2018, all Bureau ...

Release of Northwest Forest Plan science synthesis and science forum

On June 26, the U.S. Forest Service’s Pacific Northwest and Pacific Southwest Research Stations will be hosting a science forum to share key findings of the Northwest Forest Plan (NWFP) science synthesis. The synthesis will inform the revision of land management plans for 17 national forests in west...

Daystar Hood Wrangler Install

{loadposition ads_in_article} Knowing the nut size is a good start.  After a few minutes of fumbling around, I determined it was a 13 mm nut. The challenge was getting a wrench fitted on the nut.  As noted, access is tight.  I was able to slip a 1/4 inch socket wrench between the f...


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