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Check out the Salmon-Challis National Forest Mobile Phone App!

In its first iteration (released 2018), the Salmon-Challis National Forest (SCNF) App focuses on historical and interpretive sites in the Yankee Fork drainage: Bonanza, the Yankee Fork Gold Dredge, Custer and the Custer Motorway.  IInformation provided includes: Background of sites with historic...

How To Know If Your Child Is Ready To Ride An ATV

OHV recreation equals family recreation.  There are more options than ever to get outdoors and ride with family members both young and not so young.  But these options make it imperative that parents make sure that their children are of an appropriate age and maturity level to operate a motorized ve...

Drop the drone during fire season

Flying a drone can be a lot of fun—but it can be downright dangerous during a wildfire, according to the Department of Natural Resources. “Most people wouldn’t dream of driving their car in front of a fire engine that’s responding to a fire,” said Casey McCoy, the DNR’s fire prevention supervisor. ...

Life jackets a safety necessity when boating on cold water

Men 20-60 years old least likely to wear life jacket, most likely to drown With waterways across the state clearing of ice, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds anxious boaters that wearing a life jacket is a critical safety necessity during the spring “cold water” season. While b...

Lawmakers Could Create NV Office of Outdoor Recreation

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Nevada soon could become the 13th state to establish a state Division of Outdoor Recreation, the subject of a public hearing Thursday in the state Assembly's Government Affairs Committee. The office would promote tourism, but also advocate for protection of Nevada's public lands....

ORV fans, get ready to ride!

Off-road engines are being revved up across the state as Michigan’s transition to spring ORV riding is near. New-year licenses and permits went on sale March 1. The 2018 permits expire in just a few days, March 31. An ORV license costs $26.25 and is required to ride eligible county roads, state for...

DNR seeks input on Timber Riders ATV trail proposal

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources invites public review and written comments on a proposal by Beltrami County to obtain grant-in-aid funding for additions to the all-terrain vehicle trail system.   The new trail, known as the Timber Trail, will provide a 128-mile ATV trail system. The t...

Volunteers sought for public lands clean up event

Santa Fe, N.M. – The Bureau of Land Management New Mexico, in partnership with Santa Fe County,  is seeking volunteers for an upcoming public lands clean up event in the Santa Fe, N.M. area. The event will be held on April 13, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Camel Tracks Shooting Range area near County Ro...

Local, state, and federal government officials encourage public to use safe target shooting practices on West Mountain

SALT LAKE CITY — To improve public safety in the communities around West Mountain, the Bureau of Land Management, Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA), Utah County Sheriff’s Department, and Santaquin City Police Department remind the public to use safe target shooting pra...

BLM approves maintenance and improvements for the Sand Mountain Recreation Area

The Bureau of Land Management, Carson City District, Stillwater Field Office has approved the Sand Mountain Recreation Area [SMRA] Campground Improvement and Maintenance project.   This action will enhance public access and safety by improving and maintaining the 50-acre primitive campground at SM...


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