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Pirate 4x4.Com “Blue Star Club” Gets A Gold Star!

January 28, 2014 6:30 PM
Lance Clifford, founder of Pirate4x4.com.

Lance Clifford, founder of Pirate4x4.com.

POCATELLO, ID (January 28, 2014) -- Pirate4x4.com, the "largest off-roading website in the world," has heavily supported landuse and causes like saving the famous Rubicon Trail for over 15 years.  Founded by Lance Clifford, noted off-roader, racer, and access advocate, Pirate4x4.Com boasts a forum membership of nearly 260,000 subscribers.  In that membership, a lot of folks and businesses participate in the "Blue Star" program started by Lance.   For every subscription to the Blue Star Club, Pirate4x4 donates $10 to the BRC to help keep trails open and off-road sports alive.  This incredible support just brought BRC a generous donation of $18,740 from the Blue Star members!

Del Albright, BRC's Director of Operations and Pirate4x4 subscriber since 2001 commented: "I have participated, believed in, and learned from internet forums like Pirate4x4.com for nearly 14 years, and this generous donation just rocked my socks!  BRC can't do what it does for all trails and all sports without the support of great folks like the Blue Star Club of Pirate4x4."
 
"This is amazing support at a great time for BRC," said John Parrinello ("JP"), BlueRibbon Coalition Board of Directors President. "Partners like Pirate4x4.com help BRC ensure we have a place to do the sports we love."

Thank you, Pirate4x4.com for all you do and for your continued support of landuse and BRC.

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About Pirate4x4.com/AutoGuide.com Group
The AutoGuide.com Group is the largest and fastest growing division of VerticalScope, Inc. (www.verticalscope.com), a Toronto-based premium publisher with a wholly owned network of more than 800 professional content and social community sites. AutoGuide.com Group's 400 auto sites attract more than 35 million visitors each month. In business since 1999, VerticalScope is a leader in the many industry verticals in which it competes, including automotive, outdoor, powersports, power equipment, pets, and technology.

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The BlueRibbon Coalition is a national recreation group that champions responsible recreation, and encourages individual environmental stewardship. With members in all 50 states, BRC is focused on building enthusiast involvement with organizational efforts through membership, outreach, education, and collaboration among recreationists. 1-800-BLUERIB - http://archive.sharetrails.org.

May 31, 2016 3:24 PM
Some of the many historic OHV routes in the Pine Nut Mountains

BOISE, ID (May 31, 2016) -- Sharetrails.org/BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC), a national trail-based recreation group, today slammed recent decisions that would severely restrict off-highway vehicle (OHV) events and trail improvements in many areas in eastern California and Nevada.  The changes, in the name of sage grouse management, were demanded by a handful of preservationist special interest groups.

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November 23, 2015 3:16 PM
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MISSOULA, MT (November 23, 2015) --Various organizations, led by the Ten Lakes Snowmobile Club, have filed a lawsuit challenging U.S. Forest Service planning efforts on the Kootenai and Idaho Panhandle National Forests.  The complaint, filed on November 12, 2015, in federal court for the U.S.

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November 23, 2015 10:38 AM

POCATELLO, ID (November 23, 2015) – Early last week, the BlueRibbon Coalition/Sharetrails.org joined with other recreation groups in a letter sent to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in support of a balanced approach to managing public lands as part of the Moab Master Leasing Plan.

The letter addressed to BLM serves as formal comments from OHV stakeholders.  It also represents an effort between motorized and non-motorized recreation groups working together for the protection of outdoor recreation resources on public lands.

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