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About the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative

The Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative is dedicated to those who work and play outdoors including, but not limited to, those who rely on off-highway vehicles (OHVs) to ride, camp, hunt, fish or farm. Supporting the outdoor enthusiast, the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative’s mission is to provide pract...

BLM to hold public mining claim workshop June 16

Reno, Nev.—The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Nevada, will be holding a free workshop to provide guidance and tips on public mining claims, June 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Nugget Casino Resort, 1100 Nugget Ave., Sparks, NV. The workshop will cover topics including locating, mapping and...

A Citizens' Guide to Forest Planning Released

  Forest Service has released "A Citizens' Guide to Forest Planning".  The document was prepared by the Committee for Implementation of the Forest Service Planning Rule. The Forest Service, an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), is currently revising many of its land management pl...

BLM Special Recreation Permit Handbook Available

BLM has released a national handbook outlining their Special Recreation Permit process.  If you apply for a permit for a permit for an activity on BLM managed public lands, this is the guide every field office in the nation uses as the reference.  If you are a vendor, there is a section covering the...

NHTSA Provides Defective or Noncompliant Products Info Direct to Public

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has provided guidance on the requirement that manufacturers provide NHTSA with any communications to dealers, owners or purchasers about a product defect or noncompliance. NHTSA is required to post these communications, including technical s...

BLM to host additional webinar on Planning 2.0

We're pleased to announce that the Bureau of Land Management will host a second informational webinar on its proposed planning rule, which is part of the ongoing Planning 2.0 initiative aimed at improving the planning process. This second webinar will give the public an additional opportunity to lea...

Coconino NF lifting seasonal road closures

Flagstaff, Ariz., March 21, 2016, For Immediate Release — Forest roads across Coconino National Forest are opening as warmer weather approaches and the roads are becoming suitable for motorized travel.             The vast majority of forest roads across each district are currently open, but there ...

501(c)(3) and Lobbying - The Basics

The basic tenet is 501(c)(3) organizations have a strict prohibition against lobbying activities. The premise of 501(c)(3) organizations is they must serve a public purpose and social activities must be "insubstantial". However, there are two sets of rules that apply to lobbying by 501(c)(3) organiz...

WHAT IS A SPECIAL RECREATION PERMIT?

WHAT IS A SPECIAL RECREATION PERMIT? Types of permits: Special Recreation Permits are authorizations which allow specified recreational uses of the public lands and related waters. They are issued as a means to manage visitor use, protect natural and cultural resources, and provide a mechanism to...


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