Newsletter, Fall of 2017 Issue

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Click here to Open the Fall 2017 Newsletter Inside This Issue Public Lands Report 1-2 From the Chairman’s Saddle 3 I Ride for the brand 3 Membership recruitment 4 The Trails Forever Fund 5 Catch Pen 6-9,12

Hung-up Tree Awareness

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Here is an older presentation on how to assess a tree the is hang-up, leaning into another tree that may come down on the trail. It discusses complex situations you could be confronted with and what you should safely mitigate the most complex situations there is today when volunteering in your public forest keeping trails open. This helps you to … Read More

Saw Program Myths

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Take the quiz and test your Chain saw knowledge.

Hot weather chain saw starting

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Have you ever had this problem ? here are a few tips that might help

Fuel Geysering

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Fuel Geysering is the forceful expulsion of fuel in vapor and liquid form due to the rapid depressurization of the fuel tank. It is similar to a Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapor Explosion spewing from lid after opening. Fule Geysering has caused burn injuries. To report a event please use this link

BCHA 2016 Volunteer Hours

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In 2016, Back Country Horsemen of America from 31 different states logged over 341,502 volunteer hours with just over 13.4 million dollars worth of volunteer value. In the process, 11,461 stock were used and volunteers traveled over 1.9 million miles. That adds up to an amazing 4,773,583 hours donated over the last 21 years, for a total donated value of $139,805,692. As … Read More

BCHA Elections 2017

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  Election results from the 2017 Convention were Chairman – Freddy Dunn -Utah Vice Chair – Darryl Wallace – Washington Treasure – Sherry Copeland – Missouri Executive Board – Yvette Rollins – Indiana Executive Board – Rebecca Krueger – Missouri  

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