The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is now coordinating with California State Parks to prepare a joint General Plan/Recreation Area Management Plan/California Desert Conservation Area Land Use Plan Amendment (General Plan/RAMP/Plan Amendment) and EIR/EIS. The next step for the Ocotillo Wells SVRA Plan is to prepare a Preliminary General Plan/RAMP/Plan Amendment. A joint Draft EIR/EIS will also be prepared to evaluate the potential environmental effects of the project and to meet the requirements of CEQA and NEPA. The Draft EIR/EIS will be released for public review upon completion. Once this review period ends, a revised version of the Ocotillo Wells
On June 21, 2010, Past President Dan Elkerton presented a $1,000.00 donation to the ‘Friends of the High Lakes’ from the San Diego 4 Wheelers.
Ken Knull accepted the donation with several members present. ‘Friends of the High Lakes’ is a grass-roots organization comprised of individuals, local businesses, recreational clubs, and user groups who love to enjoy the High Lakes OHV Area in the Lassen National Forest. This enthusiastic group, working in partnership with land management agencies, has balanced the need to protect the environment with responsible recreational opportunities. As a result,
For those who go to Superstition and camp near Huff Road.( The name changes to Imler at Wheeler Road or at the bend)
Superstition Mt is Navy property administered by the BLM. The Navy has the right to revoke usage at any time. PLEASE RESPECT THE BOUNDRY SIGNS!!!
Presidents Day Weekend at the Superstition Mountains
by Steve Chaney, San Diego Off-Road Coalition
On the 16th of February San Diego Off-Road Coalition received an e-mail from the Naval Air Facility El Centro Public Affairs Office. Over Presidents Day Weekend approximately 70 people were found to be camped inside of an active bombing range just east
Dear Fellow ASA Member (and friends):
The Union Pacific Railroad has indicated that they will close the Wash Road along the eastern border of the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area to public travel on May 31, 2009.
While the road is on Union Pacific property, it has been used to gain access to popular camping areas for many decades. It is the ASA’s position that the publics’ use of Wash Road on Union Pacific property for more than 45 years establishes a public easement. We have informed UP that we are willing to take legal action as necessary.
Civil Code section 1009 prevents
Reposted from email received by Anne Carey, Recreation planner Cleveland National Forest.
The Cleveland Travel Management Environmental Assessment (EA) is posted on our website for 30 day review and comment period. The link is:
The EA consists of 3 chapters and maps for 3 alternatives.
Although the comment period closed on August 13, please familiarize yourself with all the proposed plans.
At a Dedication Ceremony held in the Superstition Mountain OHVA on October 25, 2008, the San Diego 4 Wheelers turned over a new Information Kiosk to the BLM. The four wheel drive Club replaced the aging BLM Kiosk with funds provided in a grant from BF Goodrich Tires.
Last May, BF Goodrich Tires honored Superstition by naming it as one of the “Outstanding Trails 2008” in recognition of the area and the conservation work done by the San Diego 4 Wheelers.
Club President Richard Jackson presented
In continuation of its Outstanding Trails program, BFGoodrich® Tires announced six new trails for 2008. Over the past two years, the Outstanding Trails program has recognized 11 off-road trails in 10 states and one in Canada. Launched in 2006, the Outstanding Trails program is dedicated to the responsible use, and preservation of, off-road trails while providing aid in the trails’ conservation efforts.
In 2007, the BLM required the San Diego 4 Wheelers to obtain an