Conference Presentations

New NOHVCC Website Unveil

Learn about NOHVCC’s new website!                                    

Duane Taylor, NOHVCC – James Freeman, Trailhead Consultants


Meet NOHVCC’s Newest Addition – Geoff Chain

Geoff boasts an extensive background in trail design, analysis, construction, and maintenance. Personally, Geoff is a diehard OHV enthusiast, and has experience operating dirt-bikes, ATVs, ROVs and 4×4 vehicles, and competes in motorcycle trials and enduro competitions. Meet him and hear what he has been up to!


Adventure Trail Update

Update on all things Adventure Trail by the Artist/Designer himself.

Robert Van Nood, Adventure Trail Artist


Recreational Trails Program Update

Annual update on the status of the Recreational Trails Program and discussion of current issues, hurdles and areas of focus.

Christopher Douwes, FHWA Community Planner – Transportation Alternatives / Recreational Trails Program


Kids and Adults on Snowmobiles – KAOS (kids snowmobile club)

Youth representatives in Wisconsin have formed KAOS – learn about this exciting and unique program.


Michigan OHV Access – A Success Story

Overview of OHV access in Michigan from the beginning – including a discussion of the economic benefits of competition on public lands, and how partnerships amongst MI DNR, the Forest Service and enthusiasts has led to success.

Thomas Dunn, Michigan ORV Advisory Board – Lew Shuler, NOHVCC Officer, Cycle Conservation Club of Michigan – Jessica Holley, MI DNR


BLM National Motorized Recreation Action Plan

NOHVCC and the BLM have partnered to develop a National Motorized Recreation Action Strategy that will help the BLM develop individual state strategies for providing high quality OHV opportunities and develop partnerships to help maintain those opportunities.

Brad Colin, BLM – Marc Hildesheim, NOHVCC


National Youth Project Using Minibikes (NYPUM)Part 2

The National Youth Project Utilizing Minibikes (NYPUM) pairs the Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s Dirtbike School with a program that mentors troubled youth.  This session will focus on NYPUM’s program and the new agreement with CA State Parks.

Mark Speller, NYPUM


Designing and Constructing an ATV Trail in a Sensitive AreaPart 2Part 3

Presentation on placing an ATV trail through a state scientific and natural area in Minnesota.

Kevin Johnson – MN DNR


Iowa Veterans Ride

“Thank You for Your Service Ride.”  This presentation is about the Iowa OHV Association’s ride at the Iowa Veterans Home. It is also a challenge for other groups to host similar events in their area.

Dan Kleen, NOHVCC Chairman of the Board


Silver Lake State Park

Silver Lake State Park is a 450-acre area that is mostly an open sand dune style environment used by over 500,000 riders annually.  OHVs of all types are allowed to operate in this unique area that is classified as Critical Dunes, a highly regulated land mass in Michigan.  There are some specific rules and regulations in place at this location for ORV use.

Jody Johnson, MI DNR – Jessica Holley, MI DNR


Tread Lightly! Update

Update on current TL! activities across the country, including opportunities to collaborate on education, outreach and stewardship projects.

Danielle Fowles, Tread Lightly!


Outdoor Recreation Roundtable

Update on the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable, which consists of trade associations that represent a diverse cross-section of the broad recreation industry.

Callie Hoyt, Motorcycle Industry Council


Update on Great Trails Activities

Learn about updates to the Great Trails Workshop curriculum as well as some of the results that have been achieved as a result of Workshops in the last year.

Marc Hildesheim, NOHVCC – Jack Terrell, NOHVCC


Border to Border Project (MN)

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, in conjunction with Minnesota Four-Wheel Drive Association (MN4WDA), contracted with NOHVCC to plan and implement a “Border to Border Touring Route.”

Mary Straka, MN DNR – Ron Potter, NOHVCC Management Solutions


Web Marketing for Clubs

How to make your website a hub for club activity. Also includes a brief RideTrails Project update.

James Freeman, Trailhead Consultants


Youth Corps Presentation

Presentation to focus on restoration and visitor use projects hosted by Great Basin Institute and the NV OHV program. Also included are grant funding opportunities through US DOT, Recreational Trails Program.

Nikhil Narkhede and Chelsea Nielsen, Great Basin Institute


NOHVCC in Nevada – Ongoing Projects and 2019 Annual Conference

Discover all the great work NOHVCC has been doing in Nevada and get ready for the 2019 NOHVCC Annual Conference in Reno.

Jenny Scanland, NV OHV Commission – Marc Hildesheim, NOHVCC


California OHV Program Then and Now

The full story of California’s OHV program – from inception through trials to recent success.

Paul Slavik – CA OHV Commission