BCHA Offers Mule Packing & Wilderness Skills Scholarship
If you submitted a packing scholarship form between January and March of 2017 please resubmit your application. We may have lost some of them and want to make sure we receive your application. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused you
Back Country Horsemen of America and Bob Marshall Wilderness Outfitters are pleased to announce another opportunity for a BCHA Equine Packing Scholarship. Our winner will spend 5 days learning traditional equine packing skills, Leave No Trace camping principles & more. Learn More
BCHA Board amends 2015 resolution Opposing Sale or Transfer of Public Lands
In April 2016, BCHA’s National Board of Directors amended their 2015 resolution opposing any transfer of public lands. The amendment includes the transfer of management of public lands as well as ownership.
National Forest System Trails Stewardship Act Signed into Law
BCHA strongly supported the National Forest “trails bill”. It was introduced in bipartisan fashion in the U.S. Senate by Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Michael Enzi (R-WY). Senate Bill 1110 (S.1110), the National Forest System Trails Stewardship Act, is a companion bill to one we announced in February that is currently before the House of Representatives (H.R. 845), BCHA and our partners promoted the bill.
BCHA $5.00 A Month Club introduced at 2016 BOD meeting
BCHA introduced the $5.00 A Month Club as a way for members, and non-members, to donate to our mission of keeping trails open. The program allows anyone who cares about trails on our public lands to donate. For the price of a fast food lunch, participants can support BCHA programs and activities and the BCHA Education Foundation. All donations are tax deductible to participants.