Registration for the 2022 NOHVCC Annual Conference in Knoxville, TN August 18-20 for general attendees is now open. The conference will follow a somewhat typical schedule that will be familiar to many of you. A mobile field workshop for attendees will be held on Thursday, August 18, with indoor sessions following on Friday, August 19 and Saturday, August 20. Finally, the NOHVCC conference will conclude with a banquet on Saturday

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Thanks to a generous grant from the Fox Factory Trail Trust program and the support of the Alabama State Parks Division, the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council will host a Great Trails Workshop at Buck’s Pocket State Park in Grove Oak, Alabama. This workshop will focus on the development of sustainable OHV trails and trail partnerships. Limited slots for participants remain!  Register today if you wish to attend! When: December 7-8,

The Colorado Off-Highway Vehicle Coalition (COHVCO), in conjunction with National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC), Colorado State Parks and Wildlife (CPW), the US Forest Service (USFS), and the US Bureau of Land Management (BLM), hosted a training and workshop in Montrose, Colorado September 23-25.  Participants included representatives from COHVCO, enthusiasts, CPW, BLM, USFS, and Colorado OHV Trail Crew personnel. This series of events was made possible by a grant from

See press release from BLM below: BLM Seeks Applicants for Alaska Resource Advisory Council Bureau seeks diverse membership to help advise public land management  ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Bureau of Land Management announced a 30-day call for public applicants to the Alaska Resource Advisory Council (RAC). To be considered, all application documents must be emailed to RAC Coordinator, Melinda Bolton, mbolton@blm.gov, no later than Nov. 4, 2022.  Individuals may apply

Please see information about an OHV employment opportunity from Conservation Corps of Minnesota and Iowa below: About Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa: Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa, a nonprofit organization and AmeriCorps grantee, engages hundreds of youth and young adults each year in meaningful service, leadership development, and environmental stewardship. Our vision is a world in which everyone has equitable access to nature, is equipped to succeed in career and

NOHVCC staff travelled to Carson City on October 15 to celebrate the Grand (re)Opening of the Prison Hill OHV Recreation Area.  As many of you will recall, NOHVCC has been working with Partners from Carson City, RecConnect, and local OHV clubs and enthusiasts for several years to help provide managed, sustainable OHV recreation at the site.  In attendance was Gregg Berggren, Trails Coordinator, Carson City Parks, Recreation and Open Space. 

The Utah Department of Natural Resources is seeking a Division of Outdoor Recreation Director.  Some info from UT DNR is below.   Job Description This is an executive level job which exercises considerable discretion and judgment in providing direction and leadership to the Division of Outdoor Recreation statewide programs including acquisition, planning, protection, development, operation, use and maintenance of state recreation programs and facilities. The incumbent in this job reports to

Anyone in the NOHVCC community understands just how important the Ehnes family has been to our organization and off-highway vehicle recreation generally.  Russ Ehnes served as Executive Director of NOHVCC for nearly 20 years and his mother, Mona, served as Executive Assistant.  Russ’ father, Vic, a long-time motorcycle enthusiast, was ever present during their tenure and was vitally important to the growth and success of NOHVCC.  Unfortunately, Russ announced the

2022 NOHVCC Annual Conference participants will know that Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative (OAI) served as title sponsor of this year’s Mobile Workshop held outside of Knoxville, TN.  Now, your organization has an opportunity to avail itself of grant funding for critical OHV education and projects.  OAI operates on a quarterly schedule and is currently accepting applications for its latest round of awards.  Submission deadline is December 15, 2022. From the

From our partners at American Trails: Legacy Trails Grant Program Synopsis American Trails is pleased to partner with the U.S. Forest Service in announcing that applications are now being accepted by the Legacy Trails Grant Program through December 15, 2022. The goal of the program is to support projects that restore, protect, and maintain watersheds on our national forests and grasslands. American Trails is administering this grant program, funded by

Many long-time members of the NOHVCC family will already be aware of Americans For Responsible Recreational Access (ARRA). Representatives from ARRA routinely participate in NOHVCC’s Annual Conferences, and ARRA was heavily engaged in many recent battles on Capitol Hill in support of safe and responsible OHV recreation (RTP reauthorization, lead ban, ROV standards, potential Wilderness and National Monument designations, etc.). Newcomers to NOHVCC (or those who changed email addresses or