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March 1, 2000 1:00 AM
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The BlueRibbon Coalition had over 200 attendees for their second annual "BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS," Sunday, Feb 20 at the Indianapolis Powersports Dealer Expo. The event was co-sponsored by AXO, Cycle News, Mikuni Corp., Moose off-road, Motion Pro, Motorcycle Stuff, Pirelli Tires, Progressive Suspension, Tucker Rocky Distributing, and Works Enduro...
February 1, 2000 1:00 AM
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Idaho Attorney General Al Lance announced that the State of Idaho and Governor Kempthorne have filed suit against the United States Forest Service (USFS) for failing to provide sufficient time for the state to comment on the Forest Service's proposal to close all road development on the roadless areas. The Attorney General also filed suit over the...
February 1, 2000 1:00 AM
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(BRC Board of Directors)
The latest in a series of new Forest Service regulations with potential effects on motorized recreation has just come into view! The title of the regulation is "Special-Use Permit Cost Recovery Regulation Proposal." According to the Forest Service's news release, this proposed regulation has broad effects on permitted activities on Forest Service...
February 1, 2000 1:00 AM
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It has been suggested numerous times by Green advocates and many members of the media that the wise-use movement is "anti-environmental." Nothing could be further from the truth.
February 1, 2000 1:00 AM
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(BRC Board of Directors)
Almost every one is familiar with the fairy tale about the emperor who was so vain that he wore a new robe every hour. He was hoodwinked by some unscrupulous charlatans who convinced him they could weave a fabric of such quality it would be visible only to "The Right Kind of People". It took the simple honesty of a child to point out that he was...
February 1, 2000 1:00 AM
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The Tierra Del Sol Four Wheel Drive Club donated scores of toys for the U.S. Marine Corps' Toys for Tots program in December, as part of the San Diego-based club's entry to the Escondido Junior Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade. The club's entry to the annual parade featured a dozen four-wheel drive rigs decked-out in the holiday spirit, as...
February 1, 2000 1:00 AM
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(BRC Senior Policy Advisor)
Since 1972, motorized recreationists have been held to a higher standard. In that year, an executive order (E.O. 11644) was issued establishing a federal policy that required the use of off-road vehicles on federal lands be controlled and directed to protect the resource, promote safety, and minimize conflicts among uses. In 1977, these executive...
January 1, 2000 1:00 AM
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(BRC Board of Directors)
The just completed National Congress on Recreation and Resource Capacity was a very successful major event! The attendance reached 551 at the Congress Site of Snowmass Village at Aspen, Colorado. The BlueRibbon Coalition was very proud to be a MAJOR sponsor of this historic Congress. Why a Congress on Capacity?
January 1, 2000 1:00 AM
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The recent 9th annual desert clean up at the popular Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Area (SVRA) produced more than a ton of garbage and was a huge success, according to John Ruddley, a park ranger who organizes the event each year. “This is truly a great project because it involves not only members of our staff, but also more than 50...
January 1, 2000 1:00 AM
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(Assistant Editor, BlueRibbon Magazine)
A federal judge ruled the National Park Service’s plan to block snowmobiling in Denali National Park, illegal. The Park Service’s temporary ban violated two federal laws: one governing motorized access in the park and another requiring environmental studies before significant land-use debate. On February 3, the Park Service issued an interim...

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