Note: This is not an official NOHVCC event – See information in bold text below The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is offering a tour of the Silver Lake State Park ORV Area on August 13, 2018. The event will kick off with a tour of the area on machines provided by the Michigan DNR or machines that you bring for the ride. The tour will be followed by lunch

By Marc Hildesheim, Project Manager for NOHVCC Building new OHV trail can be a daunting and difficult task. Regulations, costs, and staff capacity are all challenges that can keep new projects from coming to fruition. Luckily, there are creative and enthusiastic land managers like Josh Lattin of the Lincoln Ranger District of the Helena National Forest in Montana, who work to find new ways to build fun and sustainable OHV

By Dave Halsey, NOHVCC Contributing Writer “A destination members can be proud to see and enjoy.” That’s how an ATV club in Pennsylvania describes a project it completed last year. But it’s not a clubhouse, or a picnic area at a scenic overlook. It’s a bridge.  A bridge built with ingenuity in its design, resourcefulness in its funding, and a great sense of pride by club members. Al Sain, president

By Dave Halsey, NOHVCC Contributing Writer The Hatfield-McCoy Trail System in West Virginia is one of the preeminent success stories in off-highway vehicle (OHV) recreation. No other OHV trail system surpasses it in terms of 1) the scope of its partnership between government and private landowners, 2) the length, quality and variety of riding opportunities it created for the public, 3) its adherence to safety and 4) the economic impact and

By Geoff Chain, NOHVCC Project Coordinator Hi there, I’m Geoff Chain, an OHV and outdoors enthusiast and the newest member of the NOHVCC team! They asked me to write a little blurb about myself so here’s what I came up with. I was born and raised outside of Phoenix, Arizona when there used to still be farm fields and citrus groves. When I was around nine years old, my dad

By Marc Hildesheim, NOHVCC Project Manager There are a lot of great things happening in OHV recreation in Nevada, and fortunately NOHVCC gets to tag along for the ride. The dedicated Commissioners and staff of the Nevada Commission on Off-Highway Vehicles spent much of 2017 recruiting worthy grant applicants to best utilize the funds that the Commission manages for the public. These funds are collected from OHV registration fees and

The National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC) today announced that Geoff Chain has been hired as Project Coordinator and Communications Associate. Chain said, “I’m excited to have the opportunity to work for NOHVCC and utilize my experience and passion for OHV’s to promote positive OHV recreation. Being able to do what I love for a job is a dream come true. I can’t wait to start working with the team, agencies,

The National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC) today announced the appointment of Duane Taylor as its executive director, effective June 1. Taylor replaces Russ Ehnes, who is retiring from that position after nearly two decades. “I am excited about this new opportunity,” said Taylor. “I have worked extensively with NOHVCC over the past 12 years while representing the powersports industry, and I have a great deal of passion for its