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Category Archives: ATV / ORV

Coal Hill Small Game Cooperative Area Formed

RUSSELLVILLE – Littering, illegal dumping and habitat destruction from off road vehicle traffic are prompting agencies responsible for the Dardanelle Wildlife Management Area to construct two gates to control unauthorized traffic just west of Black Point Island. Taking it a big step further, the agencies will form the Coal Hill…


2008-09 Off-Road Vehicle Grant Applications Available

Department of Natural Resources officials today announced that 2008-09 off-road vehicle (ORV) grant applications are available to public agencies, and nonprofit and incorporated clubs and organizations. Applications are available for grants to maintain existing designated ORV trails, routes and use areas; repair public lands damaged by inappropriate ORV use; and…


Mississippi Streams Get Greater Protection

The Mississippi Public Waterways law, Code Section 51-1-4, was amended in the 2008 Regular Legislative Session to better address the environmental damage to streams from those who ride certain prohibited vehicles such as ATVs, 4-wheel drive vehicles or other wheeled or tracked conveyances down the streambeds of public waterways, according…


Dry Weather Sends Riders to ATV Parks

Warm, dry weather is a welcome sight to Iowa’s All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) and Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) park users. The parks are drying out and opening for business which is attracting riders, including riders from outside of Iowa. All ATVs and dirt bikes must be registered in order to ride in…


Updated Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan Adopted

An updated off-road vehicle (ORV) management plan was approved by Department of Natural Resources Director Rebecca Humphries at the Natural Resources Commission meeting in Lansing late last week. The ORV plan was last updated in 1979, and the updated version is the result of nearly four years of work by…


KDWP Reveals 5-Year Trails Plan

Study examines wealth of information to improve existing trails and plan future ones PRATT — The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has announced guidelines for improvement of existing trails and development of more trails throughout the Sunflower State. Entitled Kansas State Trails Plan 2008 , the 103-page document…


Wayne National Forest Cracks Down on Illegal ATV Trail Riding

Nelsonville, OH (April 23, 2008) – More than 60 citations were written by eight U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement officers from three national forests over the weekend on the Wayne National Forest in southeastern Ohio. It was the first weekend trails were open for the 2008 season. The law enforcement…


ATV and Snowmobile Registration Renewals in the Mail

  MADISON – Owners of 117,000 all terrain vehicles (ATVs) and 95,000 snowmobiles whose Wisconsin registration will be expiring on June 30, 2008 will soon be receiving registration renewal coupons in the mail. The two year registration cycle begins April 1 of the year issued and ends on June 30…


Lightweight Utility Vehicles Temporary Allowed on ATV Trails

Five northern counties to host pilot program MADISON – Lightweight utility vehicles — also known as LUVs, UTVs or side by sides — are now temporarily allowed on certain all-terrain vehicle trails in northern Wisconsin. Lincoln, Washburn, Sawyer, Florence and Marinette counties have elected to enroll in the LUV Pilot…


Internet ATV Safety Course Now Available

  MADISON – Operators of all terrain vehicles (ATV) now have a convenient online method to receive ATV Safety Certification through an Internet Web page introduced by the state Department of Natural Resources. “This should prove very beneficial to young adult operators and out-of-state operators who need ATV Safety Certification,”…