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How do off-road and backcountry recreation groups coordinate their efforts better at the State level? In states like California where there are probably two dozen or more “friends” type groups, two multiple use organizations, a couple hundred local clubs, and national representation from at least four associations, it would seem a daunting task. But there are solutions.
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY of STEPS:
Develop common communications.
Meet face to face.
Conduct leadership calls frequently.
Use Executive or Oversight Committees.
Publish results and actions.
Dear Trail Voter,
Now that it is likely we will see a short-term budget deal signed into law later today, TPAC believes that it is incumbent upon OHV voters to communicate with their contacts in the land agencies about "going-back-to-work" guidelines from the Office of Personnel Management.
It appears the same outdated mandates from the Anti-Deficiency Act (ADA) that forbids federal staff from any non-emergency intra-agency staff communications or public outreach may hamper the expedited return to work by furloughed employees.
An open letter sent to my Senators: Senator Feinstein and Senator Boxer concerning the government shutdown...
I am writing as a constituent and to inform you that your actions during this “government shutdown” are not representing my interests and your actions have shown a blatant disregard for the constituents you were elected to represent.
Let me explain. According to the Constitution, the Congress is required to pass annual appropriations bills that provide funding for the federal government daily operations. You, and your colleagues in the Senate, have failed on that simple task.
Let me remind you, passing a “continuing resolution” IS NOT passing an appropriations bill to fund the government programs run by the Executive Branch of the U.S. Government.
So, the running score is: Democrats - 0, Republicans - 1
But, once you’re started your journey, do you still think about safety and survival? Specifically, if you’re traveling from a base camp, have you given much thought to what if?
Cruise vs. base campOnce off-road, trips tend to fall into one of two categories, cruise and base camp.