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Coastal Commission decides fate of OHV use at Oceano Dunes

CCC votes to phase out OHV in three years

Coastal Commission decides fate of OHV use at Oceano Dunes

Reprinted from The Sacramento Bee, March 18, 2021

Update, 9 p.m.

In a historic vote, the California Coastal Commission unanimously voted to revise the coastal development permit for Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area to prohibit off-highway vehicle use in the park by 2026.

Read more here: https://www.sacbee.com/news/california/article250028929.html

OHMVR Commission unscheduled meeting February 18, 2021

Zoom meeting February 18 at 8:30AM PST

OHMVR Commission unscheduled meeting February 18, 2021

The Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Commission will hold a meeting, on February 18, 2021. This is an additional meeting to the four regularly scheduled commission meetings. Among regular reports, the Commission may desire to send a comment to the California Coastal Commission regarding the approval of the Pismo State Beach and Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area Draft Public Works Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Report (PWP) (December 2020). The public can offer comments to inform the Commission’s comments on the PWP. The Commission may consider writing a letter as a group or the Commissioners may send in comments as individuals who are commissioners. If the Commission decides to write a letter, it may be drafted at the meeting or a draft copy may be brought back before the Commission at the February 26, 2021 Commission meeting. The comments made by the public at the meeting will not be considered actual PWP public comments. If the public has comments on the PWP, those comments shall submitted to the PWP per the instructions on the website https://www.oceanodunespwp.com/en/meetings.

California Outdoor Recreation Foundation formed

Celebrating 50 years of word class recreation and environmental stewardship

Formed in 2020 to help commemorate the California State Park’s Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Program’s 50th anniversary (1971-2021), the California Outdoor Recreation Foundation (CORF) will serve as a central clearing house for individuals and organizations seeking to collaborate with State Parks to celebrate this important recreation milestone throughout 2021.

New legislation introduced on Carnegie SVRA

Sign at entrance to Carnegie SVRA in California.

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 aggressively trying to keep the expansion and the SVRA tied up in the Legislature and the courts.

BLM seeks comments on 2020 Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation proposals

Reprinted from https://www.blm.gov/press-release/blm-seeks-comments-2020-highway-vehicle-recreation-proposals

The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comments on the California State Parks, Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division, off-highway vehicle recreation proposals, which are available for review from March 3 to May 4 at www.ohv.parks.ca.gov

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