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Old 09-25-2007, 08:13 AM
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Default Grand Junction Route Workshop - FREE FOOD

This is free and continental breakfast, lunches and breaks are included. This is information you need to know if you want to help keep 4x4 roads open in the future.

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ARRA Adds New Feature!

Get ARRA and our partners involved in your local Forest decision-making process.

ARRA is collaborating with the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council, the American Motorcyclist Association, the BlueRibbon Coalition and United Four Wheel Drive Associations to provide a website that you can use to let us know where our groups need to focus attention.
Please visit the new LAND Database to keep us abreast of all that is happening with regard to the OHV route designation rule on your local Forest.
For Immediate Release
September 20, 2007

CONTACT: Paul Slavik
PHONE: 310-717-9674
EMAIL paulslavik@nohvcc.org

Route Designation Workshop
For Land Managers, OHV Enthusiasts and Other Stakeholders
November 15 – 18, 2007
Courtyard by Marriott
765 Horizon Drive
Grand Junction, Colorado 81506
970-263-4414
800-935-4176
Agency Personnel - Thursday, November 15, 8AM - 5PM
- Friday, November 16, 8AM - 1PM

Public - Saturday, November 17, 8AM - 5PM
- Sunday, November 18, 8AM - 3:30PM

The National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC), in cooperation with the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre & Gunnison National Forests and the Colorado Off Highway Vehicle Coalition, is conducting a Motorized Route Designation Workshop in November for agency personnel and other stakeholders. The purpose of this workshop is to assist the Forest Service and other stakeholders in effective implementation of the USFS Travel Management Rule in their State. While the sessions on Thursday and Friday are designed primarily for Forest Service personnel and the sessions on Saturday and Sunday are designed primarily for the public, the sessions are open to all who want to attend and there is no charge. Continental breakfast will be served at 7:30 AM each day. Lunch and breaks will also be provided.

Registration is required on-line at:
https://conference.nohvcc.org/?EVENT&EVENTCODE=010193-37&PASSWORD=4718&template=11-07-rdwCO

Or you may visit www.nohvcc.org and click on the “Forest Service OHV Route Designation Workshops and Database” link to register.
The registration deadline is November 8, 2007. For questions about registration contact Ann Vance at 888-458-0131 or e-mail avance@nohvcc.org .
NOHVCC has secured a limited number of rooms at the Courtyard by Marriott, 765 Horizon Drive, Grand Junction, CO 81506, 970-263-4414, for reservations 800-935-4176. These rooms are on a first come basis at the rate of $81.00 + tax per night. Ask for the NOHVCC room block. Deadline for this rate is November 1st. After that date, call for price and availability.
This national workshop series is sponsored by the Americans for Responsible Recreational Access (ARRA), the Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC) and the Specialty Vehicle Institute of America (SVIA). Coordination of the workshops is provided by the NOHVCC. Design of the workshop sessions was a collaborative effort by professional trail consultants, ARRA, MIC, SVIA, American Motorcyclist Association (AMA), Blue Ribbon Coalition (BRC), United Four Wheel Drive Associations (UFWDA), and NOHVCC, with input from USFS trail managers.
The Agency Workshop objectives are:
  • To develop a better understanding of the needs and concerns of OHV enthusiasts and other stakeholders in implementation of the USFS Travel Management Rule
  • To improve the quality and the sustainability of trails, trail systems and areas through the implementation process
  • To improve OHV enthusiast and other stakeholder input and support for the implementation process
  • To increase partnerships between the USFS, the OHV industry, OHV enthusiasts and other stakeholders
  • To facilitate better communication between the USFS, OHV enthusiasts and other stakeholders
OHV Enthusiasts and Other Stakeholders Workshop objectives are:
  • To develop an understanding of the FS Travel Management Rule
  • To help OHV enthusiasts and other stakeholders become more active in route designation decisions
  • To help OHV enthusiasts and other stakeholders understand how to improve the quality and sustainability of trails, trails systems and areas through the implementation process
  • To increase partnerships between the USFS, the OHV industry, OHV enthusiasts and other stakeholders
  • To facilitate better communication between the USFS, OHV enthusiasts and other stakeholders
The National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council is a non-profit educational foundation. For information regarding NOHVCC and its workshop programs visit its website at www.nohvcc.org.
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