Washington Newsletter

Past Issues

ARRA’s Washington Newsletter is published monthly with a summary of the critical issues that affect your access to public lands. Sign up today if you’d like to receive the newsletter in your e-mail box!

In this issue: MIC, SVIA, and ROHVA Continue to Advocate to Keep Oceano Dunes Open; Outdoor Recreation Satellite Account Data Released; 2020 Election Results and Outlook on Key Committees (As Reported by Scott Schloegel); States Continue to Increase Recreational Access

In this issue: ROV Noise Concerns Prompt New Restrictions in Moab, UT; ARRA Requests Partners Identify LWCF-Eligible OHV Projects; 2020 Tom Petri Annual Achievement Awards; States Continue to Increase Recreational Access

In this issue: Sec. Bernhardt Discusses BLM Partnership Benefitting OHVs; Unprecedented Fires Close California’s National Forests and State Parks; One-Year Extension for the RTP Included in Stopgap Spending Measure; States Continue to Increase Recreational Access

In this issue: BLM’s Move to Grand Junction is Official; Secretary Bernhardt Establishes Task Force to Implement GAOA; SDNR Seeks Input On Proposed ATV/UTV Route in Wisconsin; NOHVCC’s Webinars Available Online; States Continue to Increase Recreational Access

In this issue: The Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA); SOAR Act Passed Out of Committee in the House; RTP Award Nomination Deadline Extended; NOHVCC Webinar Series Will Discuss State of the Industry; California Appoints Deputy Director of the Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division; 2020 Race Season to Commence at Bonneville Salt Flats; States Continue to Increase Recreational Access

In this issue: Senate-Passed Great American Outdoors Act Heads to the House; RTP Included in House-Passed $1.5T Infrastructure Bill; Nominate 2020 Recreational Trails Program Awards; States Continue to Increase Recreational Access

In this issue: Maintenance Backlog Addressed in Great American Outdoors Act; Oceano Dunes Holds Public Meeting to Receive Comments on HCP Draft EIR; States Increasing Recreational Access; House Passes Fifth Coronavirus Stimulus Bill with No Future in the Senate

In this issue: ARRA Members Continue to Take Action on RTP; Get the Latest Industry Developments and the Impact COVID-19 Has on the Powersports Industry; Congress Passes Fourth Coronavirus Stimulus Bill

In this issue: Help Restart Recreation Economy After COVID-19 Lock-Down Ends!; Congress Passes $2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Bill; Amid COVID-19 Concerns, Land Managers Close Recreational Areas; ARRA Files Comments on Proposed Rule Making to Modernize NEPA; and BLM Move to Colorado Still Under Investigation

In this issue: Take Action to Increase Trail Funding Nearly 3x; Implementation of John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management and Recreation Act; Council on Environmental Quality to Modernize NEPA; BLM Seeking Input for California OHV Grant Proposals; Federal Legislation to Revise Labeling of E15 Fuel

In this issue: Fuel Study for Recreational Trails Program (RTP) Included in FY 2020 Spending Bill; Minnesota to Create Outdoor Recreation Task Force; NOHVCC Moving Forward with State OHV Action Plan in Colorado; NOHVCC Announces Webinar Series

In this issue: House Holds Hearing on Removing Alaska’s Tongass National Forest Roadless Protections; Senate Committee Passes Bill to Address USFS Maintenance Backlog; BLM to Seek Comments on Winnemucca Sand Dunes Recreation Area Management Plan; Senate Holds Hearings on Recreational Bills; Congress Passes Stopgap Funding Bill

In this issue: Recreational Trails Program (RTP); Robert Adler named Acting Chairman of the CPSC; Appropriators Assert Authority over Proposed BLM Move; BEA Releases Economic Impact of Outdoor Recreation; New Department of the Interior Deputy Secretary Nominee; Senate to Hold Hearings on Outdoor Recreation Bills; USFS Maintenance Backlog; Department of Interior Annual Designation Program; USFS Proposes Exemption of Tongass National Forest from Roadless Rule

In this issue: BLM Gets Ready to Move West; Recreational Trails Program (RTP); Oceano Dunes State Park; FY2020/2021 Budget Agreement; Thank you and Farewell

In this issue: OHV Riding at Oceano Dunes State Park Threatened!; U.S. Forest Service NEPA Reform; Support Recreational Trails Program; Legislative Update on H.R. 1225 and H.R. 3195

In this issue: Transportation Infrastructure; Reform on Life Support; Recreation Funding on the Decline; DOI Reorganization in Trouble; New Recreation Opportunities, Lower Blackfoot River Region

In this issue: Bernhardt Confirmation; Land and Water Conservation Fund; Steens Mountain, Oregon; DOI Reorganization

In this issue: CRT Awards; Bernhardt Nomination; Secretarial Order on Recreational Access; FY 2020 Budget Submission

In this issue: Omnibus Public Lands Legislation, S. 47; David Bernhardt Nominated as Interior Secretary; Public Lands Maintenance Backlog; and RTP Transparency Act

In This Issue: Federal Government Shutdown; Good Works by the OHV Community; 116th Congress; and Omnibus Public Lands Legislation

In This Issue: Happy New Year!, Lame Duck Session, Public Lands Omnibus Bill,House of Representatives – Under New Management

In This Issue: Lame Duck Session; Omnibus Public Lands Bill, Changes in the President’s Cabinet; and 2019

In this Issue: Midterm Elections; Public Lands Legislation; Executive Appointments; and Lame-Duck Session

In This Issue: Fiscal Year 2019; Wildfires; Congressional Schedule; and Short Legislative Updates

In this issue: John McCain (1937-2018); Capitol Hill; NOHVCC National Conference; Fall Semester; and A Note of Gratitude.

In this issue: Summer; Maintenance Backlog; BLM to Head West; Interior Appropriations for FY 2019; and Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee

In this Issue: Summer; California Off-Road Recreation and Conservation Act, H. R. 857; ARRA Federal Legislative Page; Forest Fires; and Family Times

In this issue: California Off-Road Recreation and Conservation Act; Rescission Package; FY 2019 Appropriations; Recreational Trails Program (RTP); and Summer Season.

In this issue: Secretarial Orders; R. 3400, Recreation Not Red Tape Act; and A Rollback in NPS Fees

In this issue: Need to Confirm CPSC Nominees; The Wildfire Fix; New Management at the Forest Service; Maintenance Backlog; and New Recreation Advisory Committee

In This Issue: Department of the Interior Reorganization 2.0; New Recreation Group in Town; CRT Awards; Federal Budget and ARRA Alerts

In this Issue: State of the Union, 2018; Continuing Resolution; Department of Interior Reorganization; Public Lands Updates

In this issue: Happy New Year!; BLM – Heading West?; Utah Part Two; and 2018.

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