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John Stewart

Message from Sharetrails/BRC New Executive Director

I’m excited to introduce myself to each of you! In early July I was welcomed by the Board of the BlueRibbon Coalition as the new Executive Director of the Sharetrails.Org/BlueRibbon Coalition (ST/BRC) (PRESS RELEASE HERE). It’s easy to talk about yourself but I want my first introduction to you to be about YOU!! I want to talk about how WE as an organization can fight for what matters most to you and why. This movement, our initiatives are about fighting VIGOROUSLY for your access rights!

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Short primer on how to be a very effective advocate for OHV access

 Be an effective advocate for OHV access! Click here to learn how and here to make it happen.

We are kicking off 2017 with a legal fundraiser - all proceeds going directly to our legal fund. I'd like to take this opportunity to let you know why now, more than ever, a robust legal fund is so important.

Like many of you we are still trying to come to grips with the recent upheaval in national politics. For some, bold predictions are the order of this new day. We have navigated these waters before, and can provide a dose of experience and reality in guaranteeing: (1) whatever the predictions are, they will not match reality; (2) our anti-access opponents will return, particularly to the courts, with even greater zeal fueled by already brimming coffers growing at a record pace.

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You are the solution to saving trails

DO NOT LEAVE IT TO SOMEONE ELSE!

JOIN, DONATE and VOLUNTEER are the key words in this message, and quite honestly, they are THE solution to stopping trail closures.

We must stop waiting to get involved until a "gate" is in our back yard or on our favorite spot.  I know it is easier to get riled up when their is an "enemy" looking us in the face, but the tide of closure moves slowly and moves even without a face attached to it.  It is insidious -- sneaky.

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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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John Stewart

The General's Recreation HQ

The General (aka Don Amador):  Don is a recreation consultant and serves as the Western Representative for the BlueRibbon Coalition. He has spent the over 19 years successfully advocating environmentally sound multiple-use recreation on, and access to, public lands. Don has been a featured speaker on the topic of off-road recreation, public land access and travel management at many media events including the Annual Outdoor Writers Association of America Conference, Western Outdoor Writers Annual Conference, the Common Wealth Club of San Francisco, and the Society of Environmental Journalists Annual Conference.

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