Winter Newsletter 2023

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Click here to Open the Winter Newsletter 2023 Inside… BCH Tri-Lake Chapter Grant Report 1 From the Chairman’s Saddle Podium 2 BCHA Mission Statement & National Board Meeting Info 2 BCH Redwood Chapter Grant Report 3 Time to Start Planning 4 Arkansas BCH Hosts First Chainsaw Certification Class 5 Arkansas BCH Rendezvous River Ride 6-7 FIsh Plant Burnout 8  RMBCH … Read More

Fall Newsletter 2022

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Click here to Open the Fall Newsletter 2022 Inside… BCHA Mission Statement 2 From the Chairman’s Saddle Podium 2-3 Tahoe Rim Trail Association Crews get BCH Pack Support 4 Time to Start Planning Your Youth Program for Next Year 5 Southern Appalachian BCH & Cherokee National Forest Join Forces to Repair Damaged Bridge 5 Wasatch Front Chapter of BCH Utah … Read More

Summer Newsletter 2022

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Click here to Open the Summer Newsletter 2022 Inside… National Board Meeting Highlights 1,4 From the Chairman’s Saddle Podium 2-3 NBM Welcome Wes Virginia 6 Black Hills BCH SD Host Youth Trail Challenge 7 East Slope BCH Tackle Weed Management 8 Public Lands Update 9-11 Status of the Continental Divide Scenic Trail in Wyoming 12 UCD Student Pack Team Wins … Read More

BCH of North Carolina, Uwharrie Chapter Receives BCHA Grant for Trail Project in Uwharrie National Forest

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Greetings from the BCH of North Carolina, Uwharrie Chapter. We give our sincere thanks and gratitude for the $1000 grant we received last year from BCHA. The grant was used to help offset project costs to repair a section of the River Trail located in the Uwharrie National Forest near the intersection of the River Trail (TR#713) and Forest Road … Read More

Spring Newsletter 2022

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Click here to Open the Spring Newsletter 2022 Inside… View from the Chairman’s Saddle 2 Public Lands Update 3-4 BCHA Legacy Fund 5 Shasta Trinity Unit Plants Fish 6 Will Horses Eat Mush? 7-9 Little Projects Count 11 Remember Mile Reedy 12-13    

BCHA Encourages Chapters to Review USFS Memo “Best Practices for Managing Stock Use Sites at Developed Campgrounds” & Discuss with Local USFS Staff

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U.S. Forest Service Guidance on Use of Equestrian Campsites At the prompting of BCHA and allies that include the American Horse Council, last month the Forest Service national office circulated a memo to all national forests and national grasslands titled “Recommended Best Practices for Managing Stock Use Sites at Developed Campgrounds“. We encourage BCHA chapters and volunteers to review this … Read More

BCHA 2023 National Board Meeting

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April 16 – 19, 2023 Click Here to Register The BCHA 2023 National Board Meeting is being held in Kalispell Montana, April 16 – 19, 2023 . Reserve your room online here.  ROOM BLOCK RESERVATIONS OR by  calling 1-406-751-5050, press #2 for front desk and use discount code “BACK0414”.  Do not use New Reservation #1   BCH Montana Convention, April … Read More

Winter Newsletter 2022

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Click here to Open the Winter Newsletter 2022 Inside… Public Lands Update 2 View from the Chairman’s Saddle 3 BCHA Legacy Fund 4 A New Trail Tool 5 MLU Shares Grant Writing Tips 6 Volunteer Hours Totals for 2020 7 SAVE THE DATE for the 50th Anniversary in 2023 8    

BCHA Grant Helps North Georgia BCH Maintain Campgrounds near Blue Ridge

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Through a National Grant from Back Country Horsemen of America, local fundraising efforts, and largely through a donation from a local concerned citizen, Todd Burkhalter from Drive Planning and the Burkhalter Ranch, Back Country Horsemen of North Georgia has purchased two new lawn mowers. One lawnmower replaces the current Jack’s River Fields Campground lawnmower near Blue Ridge, Georgia and the … Read More

Fall Newsletter 2021

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Click here to Open the Fall Newsletter 2021 Inside… Public Lands Update 2 View from the Chairman’s Saddle 3 To Picket or Not to Picket 4 Double Diamond Award 5 Leave No Trace Ethics for Stock Users 5 Fundraising Committee Report 6 BCHA Partnerships 7 Next-Gen Packers 8    

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