Restoring outdoor majesty: new law to reduce maintenance backlog on federal lands
Congress passed and President Trump signed into law the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA). This SAN-supported law will dedicate $9.5 billion over the next five years to address the maintenance backlog on federal lands by creating a national parks...
Jeff Blewett appointed to Northern California RAC
Cal4Wheel's Northern Natural Resource Consultant Jeff Blewett was recently informed that he has been appointed to the Northern California District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) for three years. This council is composed of citizens from diverse b...
Friends of Oceano win lawsuit
In late 2017, the California Coastal Commission approved a large expansion of dust control measures at the Oceano Dunes State Vehicle Recreation Area without complying with the California Environmental Policy Act (CEQA). Friends of Oceano Dunes su...
Oceano fight continues
Your next chance to help Oceano Dunes is this week. The OHV Commission will be holding their next meeting via Zoom on August 6, 2020 beginning at 8:30 am. Meeting details, agenda, and how to sign up to speak can be found in the link below. ...
ACTION ALERT: Critical meeting on Oceano Dunes SVRA
We have a very critical California Coastal Commission (CCC) meeting coming up on July 8,9 and 10. There is no doubt that many of these public agencies and environmental groups have one goal and that is to close Oceano Dunes SVRA down to OHV r...
Update on Carnegie legislation
Here is a quick update on both the bills regarding Carnegie SVRA. AB 2551- Alameda/Tesla Carnegie SVRA Expansion – As of April 30, 2020 the bill had been cancelled at the request of the author. SB 1147- Carnegie SVRA – The bill has been referr...
Public meeting on Oceano Dunes Habitat Conservation Plan May 13
Public Meeting Purpose: The purpose of the public meeting is to receive comment on the Oceano Dunes HCP Draft EIR. This is an opportunity for the pubic to provide verbal comment on the environmental analysis contained in the Draft EIR. Anyone wis...
BLM seeks public comment on off-highway vehicle routes in the Vinagre Wash Special Management Area
The Bureau of Land Management El Centro Field Office invites the public to provide written comments on additional off-highway vehicle (OHV) routes in the Vinagre Wash Special Management Area, near Palo Verde, Imperial County. The public com...
New legislation proposed for Carnegie SVRA
Here we go again with more legislation to stop the Alameda/Tesla Expansion at the Carnegie SVRA. Similar legislation was shot down by both Gov. Brown and Gov. Newsom in the past few years. But they are back again, this time even more aggressiv...
US Fish & Wildlife withdraws proposed Endangered Species Act designation for bi-state Sage Grouse
The US Fish and Wildlife Service announce plans to withdraw a propose rule to extend Endangered Species Act protections to a distinct population of greater sage grouse found only along the California-Nevada border. After a yearlong review of the ...
Friends of Jawbone seeks comments on OHMVR grant applications
On March 2, 2020, the Friends of Jawbone, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, submitted grant proposals for the 2019/2020 Grants and Cooperative Agreements grants cycle through the California State Parks, Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR)...
Cal4Wheel attends California OHV Commission meeting February 27
This meeting was like most meetings, long and dry, with comments from CORVA, Friends of Oceano, AMA District 36, Cal4 Wheel and more. Topic for the meeting was about the Transformation of the OHV Division into the Parks and Rec. Further topics bro...
2020 Johnson Valley closure dates announced
The Marine Corps will temporarily close the Johnson Valley Shared Use Area to the public beginning Thursday 30 April through Monday 11 May 2020 in order to conduct military training. The closure period will include the necessary time required to c...
California State Parks fences off 48 acres at Oceano Dunes SVRA to meet January 1, 2020 air quality requirement
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Department of Parks and Recreation (State Parks) has taken an important step at Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area (SVRA) to improve air quality conditions for nearby communities. On Monday, Dec. 16, 2...
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