Note from the USFS: Greetings, Forest Service Partners! The Washington Office Trails Team is working with a graduate student at the University of Colorado Denver to conduct a survey to provide insights into the experiences and perceptions of trail volunteers and partners working with the Forest Service. Survey results will help inform implementation of the Forest Service’s 10-Year Trail Shared Stewardship Challenge (Trail Challenge) which is focused on working in

The Board of Directors of the Coalition for Recreational Trails (CRT) have selected award winners for the 2021 Annual Tom Petri CRT Awards that honor outstanding projects that utilized Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funding.  Despite the ongoing pandemic, there were a record number of projects nominated, and the quality of projects represented was outstanding.  The Awards Committee had a tough time making final decisions and the entire Board of Directors

The following article was written by Olivia Ann McGreevy Hildeshiem – NOHVCC’s own Marc Hildeshiem is her Dad.  Olivia is a 15-year-old sophomore from Eastern Washington and a lover of animals who hopes to pursue zoology or animal science as a career path in the future. She lives with her parents, two siblings, two dogs, and a cat. When not attending school, participating in after school sports, or tending to

NOHVCC hosted its first ever Virtual Conference October 15-16. We were thrilled to have so many join us and participate live – so a special thanks to those of you who joined us. Recordings of most of the Conference are below for anyone who missed it. We had an outstanding slate of presenters and the information they provide is extremely valuable and can be used by anyone who shares NOHVCC’s

Nearly ten years ago the federal government sought to turn management of the decommissioned Badger Army Ammunition Plant that operated during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War over to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (among other agencies) for management.  The DNR along with all sorts of recreationists saw an opportunity to utilize the area for hiking, hunting, birdwatching and other activities.  At first it seemed

Click here to sign up for the NOHVCC Annual Conference sessions on October 15-16. Registration is now open for NOHVCC’s free Virtual Annual Conference.  The NOHVCC staff and Board of Directors are excited to invite you to participate in the Conference.  The sessions and times are detailed below.  We encourage all State Partners and friends of NOHVCC to log-in and weigh in!  As we previously reported, the NOHVCC Board of

Please see the below press release from Can-Am recognizing October 8 as “International Off-Road Day.”  Can-Am encourages any OHV enthusiasts who hits the trails on Friday to take pictures and share them on social media using the hashtag #InternationalOffRoadDay.  NOHVCC urges everyone in the OHV community to participate if you can.  Please keep in mind that the best way to enjoy OHV recreation is to practice safe and responsible use. 

Minnesota State Parks and Trails is seeking qualified applicants to apply for a Regional Off-Highway Vehicle Acquisition & Development Specialist position.  Use the link below to view the full posting. Who May Apply: Open to all qualified applicants Date Posted: 09/21/2021 Closing Date: 10/12/2021 Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Natural Resources Dept / Natural Resources-MAPE Division/Unit: DNR Parks & Trails Reg 2 / PAT-NERegion-StrategicPrograms Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift Days of Work:

NOHVCC is well situated for the future as current Directors have stepped up to fill the pivotal Chairman and Secretary positions as a part of this year’s election process.  Current Public Lands Issue Area Representative Barrett Brown was nominated for Chairman, while existing Youth and Education Issue Area Representative Tasha Nielsen chose to run for Secretary.  With current Treasurer Wayne Briske not up for reelection this year all Officer position

Please see job announcement from Minnesota Department of Natural Resources below: Job ID: 48736 – Off-Highway Vehicle Principal Planner- Planner Principal State Location: St. Paul Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Tempory: Unlimited Job Class: Planner Principal State Working Title: Off-Highway Vehicle Principal Planner Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers Date Posted: 09/10/2021 Closing Date: 10/07/2021 Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Department of Natural Resources Division/Unit: Parks and Trails / Research Planning