Utah Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Management Workshop
June 23-26, 2008
Weber State University, Davis Campus
2750 North University Park Blvd., Layton, UT 84041-9099
ONLINE REGISTRATION IS OPEN NOW!
The National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council in cooperation with Davis County, Utah State Parks, US Forest Service Region 4 and the Bureau of Land Management Utah State Office will conduct an Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Management Workshop in Layton on June 23-26, 2008.
The purpose of the 2008 workshop is to conduct an educational forum on OHV recreation management for land management agencies and local government with the specific objectives of:
Defining Utah public land management, public, and industry stakeholder issues;
Sharing the current status of local, state and federal planning efforts;
Building a better understanding of laws and regulations governing the use of OHVs;
Improving education information and the distribution of educational materials to the OHV recreation public;
Improving the planning, design, construction, maintenance, and management of OHV facilities, areas, trails and trail systems in order to:
o Minimize impacts to natural and cultural resources;
o Reduce conflict between recreation and other public land stakeholders; and
o Better meet the needs and desires of the OHV recreation public; and
Improving working relationships between local, state, and federal land management agencies and the OHV community.
The Workshop will consist of classroom instruction and field exercises. In addition, optional ATV Safety Institute(r) ATV RiderCourse(tm), Motorcycle Safety Foundation Dirt Bike School(tm) , and Tread Lightly!(r) Tread Trainers(tm) Course classes will be offered on Monday, June 23.
Please register on-line using the link provided above. Advance registration is required. Registration is required and limited to 80. Registration closes June 17th. Registration fee is $100.00.
The National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council is a non-profit educational foundation. For information regarding NOHVCC and its workshop programs visit its website at www.nohvcc.org.
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