Spring Newsletter 2020

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Click here to Open the Spring Newsletter 2020 Inside… What Are we Doing to Increase Membership 2 Create a Lasting Legacy 2 View from the Chairman 3 Public Lands Update 4 Words Matter 5 Creating Next Generation Back Country Horsemen 8 Non-Equestrians Occupying Camp Sites 10-11 A Tribute to Mylon Filkins 12

Winter Newsletter 2020

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Click here to Open the Winter Newsletter 2020 Inside… Economic benefit of the Trail 2 Leaving Your Personal Legacy 2 View from the Chairman’s Saddle 3 BCH California MLU Seeks Youth Packers 3 Rocky Mountain BCH Reopens Trails 4 Mammoth Cave BCH Kentucky Summer Projects Report 5 Kendrick Mountain Arizona BCH Supports Lookout 6 Buffalo River BCH Arkansas Silver Celebration … Read More

BCHA, BCH California and Others File Litigation Challenging Tahoe National Forest’s Approval of Motorized Electric Bikes on Non-motorized Trails

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SACRAMENTO, October 23, 2019 – Backcountry trail and forest groups in California joined together in a suit filed today that challenges the U.S. Forest Service decision to allow motorized bikes to operate on non-motorized trails in the Tahoe National Forest. Plaintiffs in the suit include the Gold Country Trails Council, Backcountry Horsemen of California, Back Country Horsemen of America, the Forest … Read More

A Motor is a Motor. Um Right

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A Motor is a Motor. Um, Right? When is a motor on a mountain bike not considered a motor? When the Secretary of Interior commands it. Nothing could be more crazy, but here we are. Electric bikes (e-Bikes) soon could be sharing multiple-use trails with horsemen. On August 29th, Secretary of the Department of Interior (DOI), David Bernhardt, issued Secretarial … Read More

2018 Winner of the Double Diamond Award

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2018 Double Diamond Award Pony Express trail Project Pony Express Trail Project Earns MLU the 2018 Double Diamond Award by Lucy Badenhoop 2018 marked the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act, so BCHC-MLU partnered with the US Forest Service (Eldorado National Forest) and the California Division of the National Pony Express Association to restore 47 miles of alpine … Read More

Summer Newsletter 2019

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Click here to Open the Summer Newsletter 2019 Inside this Issue View from the Chairman’s Saddle 3 Vice Chairman’s Comments 3 Finding Artifacts in the Back Country 4 Woods and Watersheds 5 National Board Meeting Reports 6 MLU Packing Clinic Expands Topics 7 Have You Heard? Keeping Trails Open for Future Generations   8

Mother Load Unit (BCHC) Earns 2018 Double Diamond Award

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2018 Double Diamond Award Pony Express trail Project Pony Express Trail Project Earns MLU the 2018 Double Diamond Award by Lucy Badenhoop 2018 marked the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act, so BCHC-MLU partnered with the US Forest Service (Eldorado National Forest) and the California Division of the National Pony Express Association to restore 47 miles of alpine … Read More

Spring Newsletter 2019

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Click here to Open the Spring News letter 2019 Inside this Issue Public Lands Report 2 From the Chairman’s Saddle 3 When The Wind Blows 4 Advocate-Educate-Populate 5 BCH of Missouri Trail’s End Receives Award 6 Changes to BCHA Public Lands Committee 6 Legacy Fund Off to a Roaring Start 7 Tips to Makes Expos a Better Place to Gain … Read More

Winter News Letter 2019

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Click here to Open the Winter News letter 2019 Inside this Issue 4H Youth Wilderness Experience 2 Chapter Cents 2 View from the Chairman’s Saddle 3 Public Lands report:Horsemen to Accept Restrictions in Five Wilderness Areas? 4 What Will Your Legacy Be 5 Catch Pen 6-8 BCHC Supports Historic Pony Express Trail 10 Zack Wenzel Thinks Packing is a Great … Read More

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