Category Archives: ORV

JAN 16, 2016: WORKSHOP TO HALT SPREAD OF ORV ROUTES ACROSS JOSHUA TREE

This is a workshop to help us write letters to the Bureau of Land Management about keeping off-road vehicle (ORV) routes off BLM and other land in our Joshua Tree neighborhoods. If you don’t want a fleet of ORVs driving … Continue reading

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STOP BLM’S PLAN TO RADICALLY INCREASE ORV TRAFFIC IN JOSHUA TREE

Above: a wild desert tortoise walking in BLM land in North Joshua Tree. Photo by Stephanie Smith, April 29, 2015. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing to radically increase the amount of land in Joshua Tree (and the … Continue reading

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[Wed., APRIL 15, 2015 6-9pm] FIGHT THE BLM’S PROPOSAL TO RADICALLY EXPAND OFF-ROAD VEHICLE USE IN JOSHUA TREE

Above: crushed desert tortoise The Bureau of Land Management [BLM] is proposing to radically expand the use of BLM land in the Joshua Tree area (and beyond) by Off-Road Vehicle [ORV] riders. We all know how bad illegal ORV activity … Continue reading

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LAST MINUTE: Today’s MAC committee meeting re ALTA MIRA, ORVs

Last-minute reminder, fwiw, fyi: The Land Use Study Committee of the Morongo Basin MAC (Municipal Advisory Committee) will meet in open session today, Thursday, April 9 2pm at the Joshua Tree Community Center, 6151 Sunburst. Discussion topics: 1) The tabled … Continue reading

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It’s a holiday weekend, which means calling the sheriff re illegal offroad vehicle activity

Loud electric tricycles in the wash, where they’re not allowed. Caravans of non-license plated quads, dirt bikes, dune buggies (see above) and other assorted electric toys driving brazenly on County roads, where they’re not allowed. Yes, it’s another holiday weekend … Continue reading

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Klasky on illegal offroading

Strong, necessary piece by Philip M. Klasky of Community ORV Watch in the Hi-Desert Star. Complete text: Off-roaders are out of control, in violation (Dec 9, 2011) Excerpts: This last Thanksgiving holiday was a nightmare for Morongo Basin residents dealing … Continue reading

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