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  • June 24, 2017 9:00 AM | CORVA Administrator (Administrator)

    Object to SB249

    Find your Legislator and Assembly Information in the Documents Below:

    Please let your Legislator know that you:

    1. Strongly object to SB249
    2. Request an extension of the existing OHMVR program. 
    3. Remove the sunset of the OHMVR Program and permanently authorize the program. 
    4. Any changes to the program should take place through the OHMVR Commission.
  • June 07, 2017 12:35 PM | CORVA Administrator (Administrator)

    CORVA's Southern Regional Board is working on bringing back the Truckhaven Challenge.  It will be held in Ocotillo Wells and is tentatively set for January 20, 2018.  We will keep you posted, but please save the date and plan now to support the CORVA Truckhaven Challenge.  Volunteers will be needed and sign-up information will follow.  Check the CORVA website often for updates!

  • June 07, 2017 12:31 PM | CORVA Administrator (Administrator)

    George Thomas Memorial Off-Roader of the Year (2016) – Neil Hamada

    Past President’s Award - Kathy Lynch

    American Buggy Association’s Edward H. Waldheim Political Action Award - Ed Stovin

    Los Aventureros Conservation Award - Friends of Frank Raines

    Looney Duners Charity Award - Orange County Dualies

    Northern Club of the Year - Bay Area Riders Forum (BARF)

    Southern Club of the Year - Trail Crew 4x4

  • June 07, 2017 12:30 PM | CORVA Administrator (Administrator)

    The California Off-Road Vehicle Association (CORVA) held its annual elections and awards meeting in Bakersfield, CA on May 20, 2017. Ken Clarke was elected to serve as president and Bruce Whitcher was elected to serve as vice president land use. After the meeting, Ken Clarke appointed Roberta Woods to serve as secretary and Diana Mead was appointed as assistant northern regional director of legislation. The position of vice president of sales and marketing is currently vacant.

  • June 01, 2017 12:38 PM | CORVA Administrator (Administrator)

    ALERT –  SB 249 (ALLEN) Off-highway motor vehicle recreation – OPPOSE

    SB 249 is on the Senate Floor TODAY, Item #33.  Please call your senator NOW, and tell him/her you oppose this bill and ask for a “NO” vote on the bill.    


    DON’T KNOW WHO YOUR SENATOR IS?


    Go to: http://findyourrep.legislature.ca.gov/
    • Enter your address, city and zip code.
    • Click on “Locate.”  
    • Your Senator will appear to the right of the map along with their contact information.   
    Attached is a copy of the California State Senate social media list for Facebook and Twitter.


    CA State Senate Social Media List Document
  • April 22, 2017 11:05 AM | CORVA Administrator (Administrator)

     News Release

    California Desert District

    For Immediate Release: April 14, 2017                                                                                 CA-CDD-17-13

    Contact: Stephen Razo, 951-697-5217, srazo@blm.gov

    BLM seeks public input on proposed route designations in San Bernardino County

    MORENO VALLEY, Calif. - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Barstow Field Office, has scheduled two public open house meetings to gather public input on a route designation proposal affecting 148 miles of routes located on BLM public lands currently maintained by the County of San Bernardino Public Works Department. Segments of these routes are under county maintenance and are limited to street legal only vehicles, as defined by the California Department of Motor Vehicles. 

    This route designation proposal will allow the BLM to analyze and determine if the consistent management of these routes across the two jurisdictions is in the public interest. This process is temporary until a final decision on the West Mojave (WEMO) Route Network Project is issued.

    The open house meetings will allow the public an opportunity to learn how the proposed actions may affect the use of these routes, as well as the overall recreational experience on public lands. The three currently scheduled meetings will be held on:


    Wednesday, April 19, 2017 (5:30 to 6:30 p.m.)

    Yucca Valley Community Center

    (Yucca Conference Room)

    57090 Twentynine Palms Highway

    Yucca Valley, CA 92284

    Thursday, April 20, 2017 (5:30 to 6:30 p.m.)

    Barstow Field Office

    (Main Conference Room)

    2601 Barstow Rd, Barstow, CA 92311


     

    Wednesday, May 3, 2017 (5:30 to 6:30 p.m.)

    Barstow Field Office

    (Main Conference Room)

    2601 Barstow Rd, Barstow, CA 92311

     

    Representatives from the BLM will be available to answer questions regarding location of routes, and maps will be available for viewing.  Representatives will also explain the process involved in proposing the route designations and how the public can formally participate.

    This initial public review and comment period closes May 12, 2017, and written comments can be submitted at the meeting or via email to Matt Toedtli at mtoedtli@blm.gov

    This proposed action stems from the January 19, 2017 stipulation for additional interim remedies related to the 2006 WEMO litigation. In the stipulation, the BLM agreed to initiate a process to determine whether a temporary public land order should be issued for the 148 miles of routes pending a final decision in the WEMO Route Network Project.

    A list of the proposed street-legal only routes under consideration can be obtained at the Barstow Field Office or at https://www.blm.gov/office/barstow-field-office. For more information, to submit your input through other means, or if you have special needs for accommodation to participate in the open-house meetings, please contact Barstow Field Office, Planning and Environmental Coordinator Matt Toedtli at (760) 979-7564, or email mtoedtli@blm.gov.    

       --BLM—

    2835 Calle San Juan De Los Lagos, Moreno Valley, CA 92553

     

  • April 15, 2017 11:36 AM | Bruce Brazil (Administrator)

    An ongoing legislative attempt to reopen the Clear Creek Management Area has taken place.  H.R.1913 was introduced in the House by Rep. J. Panetta on April 5th.  The text of the bill can be read here:

    https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/1913/text

    It has been referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources. 


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