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2020 Johnson Valley closure dates announced

| Suzy Johnson | Access Issues
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...

US Marine Corps

| Suzy Johnson | Access Issues
California State Parks fences off 48 acres at Oceano Dunes SVRA to meet January 1, 2020 air quality requirement

California State Parks fences off 48 acres at Oceano Dunes SVRA to meet January 1, 2020 air quality requirement

| Suzy Johnson | Access Issues
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...
Friends of Oceano write letter in opposition to Oceano SVRA foredunes closure

Friends of Oceano write letter in opposition to Oceano SVRA foredunes closure

| Suzy Johnson | Access Issues
The California Coastal Commission has issued an emergency permit requiring California State Parks to immediately close 48 acres of camping area ahead of the Christmas and New Year's holidays, resulting in a 50% loss of camping spaces on the dunes....
Good news on Carnegie SVRA lawsuit

Good news on Carnegie SVRA lawsuit

| Suzy Johnson | Access Issues
On November 21, 2019, the Superior Court of the State of California, County of San Joaquin, Stockton Branch, rendered a jury verdict in favor of managed OHV recreation at the Carnegie State Vehicular Recreation Area (SVRA).The jury’s verdict found...

Red Rock General Plan comments submitted

| Suzy Johnson | Access Issues
Comments have been submitted to California State Parks regarding Red Rock Canyon State Park's general plan. Download the comments at this link
Governor vetoes Carnegie bill in a win for OHV users

Governor vetoes Carnegie bill in a win for OHV users

| Suzy Johnson | Access Issues
From Don Amador GOV. NEWSOM VETOES CARNEGIE BILL – Big victory last night for everyone associated with OHV recreation. Congrats to all of the activist men and women who attended hearings, sent letters, made phone calls, or provided insight while ...

Comments submitted on Sequoia-Sierra National Forest Plan Revisions

| Suzy Johnson | Access Issues
Comments submitted on Cal4Wheel regarding the Sequoia-Sierra National Forest Plan Revision Update. Download copy of letter TEXT OF THE LETTER: September 25, 2019 Plan Revision Team Lead
 323 Club Drive
 Vallejo CA 94592 Subject: Sequoia and S...

What is standing?

| Suzy Johnson | Access Issues
Many people are voicing complaints about the pending loss of their favorite trail and are threatening to file a lawsuit. Sounds simple. But, is it that simple? Keep in mind, to file a lawsuit, you must have “standing” and prove that you are “...

Contact Governor to oppose Carnegie legislation

| Suzy Johnson | Access Issues
OPPOSE: AB 1086 Carnegie State Vehicular Recreation Area: Alameda-Tesla Expansion Area (As Amended September 6, 2019) Senate Bill 767 died in the Assembly Appropriations Committee last week. ...

OHMVR bill signed - program is permanent

| Suzy Johnson | Access Issues
For months, a coalition of off-highway vehicle recreation associations (Coalition) representing off-road recreation enthusiasts throughout the state of California, have worked on legislation to provide reauthorization of the highly successful O...

What NEPA is and is not

| Suzy Johnson | Access Issues
I recently received an email from a county supervisor outlining a situation where the county believed that the Forest Service was in violation of a county law when they closed close to 400 miles of routes in the forest that spanned two countie...
Epic decision portends new balance for reopening dunes in Glamis

Epic decision portends new balance for reopening dunes in Glamis

| David Hubbard/Paul Turcke | Access Issues
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Recreational visitors observing a fine flaky substance this morning at the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area (ISDRA) will be pleased to hear it is not snow but judicial manna. Barely a month following argument, U.S. District ...
Open gates

Open gates

| Suzy Johnson | Access Issues
All of us love an open gate. Sometimes we see them on our morning commute, or way out in the desert as we head out with our toys. What lies beyond it? Is the public allowed? We make a note to check it out someday. That day finally comes and you...
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