SB1393 | Reallocating the OHV fund to establish County Sheriff OHV Safety Fund
Republican Senator Sine Kerr has introduced a bill that will reallocate the Arizona Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) fund. As it is, 30% of the OHV fund goes to the Arizona Highway User Revenue Fund administered by the Arizona Department of Transportation. The new bill will add ARS 28-1182 to reallocate this 30% and establish the Off Highway Vehicle Law Enforcement Safety Fund.
Arizona Backcountry Explorers files FOIA request seeking information on USFS & BLM Employees
We have filed a Freedom of Information Act request seeking information on U.S. Forest Service employees in Arizona. We are requesting the first and last name, year hired, professional title, position of employment, job description, yearly salary including bonuses and tips, Forest Service employee phone number, and Forest Service employee email address.
ACTION ALERT | SB1100 increases OHV weight limit to 3,500 lbs
Republican Senator Frank Carroll from district 23 has introduced a Bill that will increase the OHV weight limit requiring motorized vehicles under 3,500 lbs to acquire an Arizona Off Highway Vehicle sticker. The bill simply amends Arizona Revised Statutes 28.101, 28.1177, and 28.5801 to change the weight limits from 2,500 to 3,500 lbs.
Yuma County Sheriff speaks about the Arizona Border Crisis
The incredible Peter Santenello rides along with the Yuma County Sheriff Wilmot and gives us an inside look at the southern border crisis.
SPECIAL REPORT | Desalination: A monopoly on western water
Lake Powell and Mead are at the lowest point since their construction. The water, too many folks in the west, especially the farmers, is a serious concern. Now a resolution is starting to emerge in the mainstream that, on the surface, appears will provide us with an abundance of water and forever secure Arizona’s water future. According to politicians, government institutions, and environmental groups, desalination in the Sea Of Cortez and Porto Libertad, Mexico will provide abundant water and is the cure-all solution to our current water issues.
Bureau of Land Management Road Closures | How it all started
Prior to the 1970s, motorized public land users mainly consisted of Motorcycles, Jeeps, snowmobiles, minibikes, go-carts, and Volkswagons. At this time, public land users were granted the fundamental right to construct “highways” under Section 8 of the Mining Act of 1866, otherwise known as Revised Statute 2477. Motorized users could travel across virgin soil, in […]
23,000 miles of roads on public land will undergo Travel Mgmt in the next 3 years.
23,000 miles of roads are on the chopping block in the next three years on Bureau of Land Management Land in Arizona.
Black Canyon TMP Final Decision | Approx 260 MI of existing roads CLOSED
The Bureau of Land Management has released their final decision on the Black Canyon Corridor Travel Management Plan.
ACTION ALERT | Bouse & Cactus Plain Final Decision | 1,049 mi of roads CLOSED
The Bureau of Land Management Havasu Field Office has quietly released a finial decision on the Bouse and Cactus Plain Travel Management Plan that includes 1,049 miles of roads closed or restricted to the public.
ACTION ALERT | Proposal calls for diversion tunnels around Glen Canyon Dam
The Bureau of Reclamation is seeking public comment on Post-2026 Colorado River Reservoir Operational Strategies for Lake Powell and Lake Mead.