Written by John Stewart on . Posted in Access and Land Use

MUIRNet Land Use Resources Updated

Ever wonder what that acronym means??  When reading the various news reports about issues affecting motorized recreation and public lands, a number of terms and letter combinations are used.  If you need to know the meaning of ACEC, NEPA, or WSA, MUIRNet Glossaries is now on-line and provides a definition of those and many other terms.

With each congressional session, many bills are introduced that have an impact on recreation.  A list of select legislation being considered by the 112th Congress is now available for on-line review.  The NRC-legislation list is updated monthly.

And, the economic impact of recreation is often mentioned.  Recreation is viewed as a growth industry and a significant contributor to public lands and local communities.  A collection of economic impact studies is now available for download and review.