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BCH of Kansas Saves Honeybee Hive

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Back Country Horsemen of America preserves our right to ride horses on public lands, and seeks to inspire respect and appreciation for the wild lands that are fast disappearing. Those untouched landscapes and everything in them are a valuable resource, even the insects. Honeybees are responsible for the pollination of around a third of our country’s crop varieties, such as … Read More

Meet Our Person of the Day – Jason Ridlon Washington

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Hi, my name is Jason Ridlon BCHA Director, BCHW Rendezvous Co-Chair, BCHW Special Projects Coordinator, BCHW Independent Member and it’s an honor to work with such great members from Washington and across the country. The last two attached photos are from our State Wide work parties here in Washington State. And here is a brief background of  how these photos … Read More

Back Country Horsemen of Utah Southwest Chapter Celibrates the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act

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In recognition of the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act, BLM-Utah’s intrepid adventure crew recently set out on a unique backpacking trip into Red Mountain Wilderness in Southwestern Utah. Supported by the Back Country Horsemen of Utah Southwest Chapter and the Snow Canyon State Park Trail Rides, the group sought to gain vital perspective and knowledge, interviewing a broad range … Read More

Back Country Horsemen of America Helps Restore Trail after Forest Fire

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Every trail has a history, and Back Country Horsemen of America defends our right to be a part of it from the back of a horse, the way our ancestors were. The Duckabush Trail tells a story of sustained hard work, needless calamity, and the progress that can be accomplished when people from different walks of life work together toward … Read More

Back Country Horsemen help Girl Scouts Earn Merit Badges

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Back Country Horsemen of America protects our right to ride horses on public lands through a wide range of projects across the nation. Some of their favorites include passing on their hard-earned equestrian and wilderness skills to others, especially young people. BCH folks understand that our children will continue our quest to keep trails open for horse use while practicing … Read More

2013 Winner of the Double Diamond Award

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The winner of the 2013 Double Diamond Award is the Black Hills Back Country Horsemen of South Dakota. The Black Hills Back Country Horsemen of South Dakota (BH BCH SD) members  won the the award for their efforts in assisting USFS – Region 2 Packstring packing in equipment for the Harney Lookout Tower Preservation project during September 9 – 13, 2013. … Read More

Notch Mountain Trail – Mirror Lake, Utah

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Through the use of a State of Utah, RTP grant, the Heber-Kamas Ranger District has made significant improvements to the Notch Mountain Trail in the first year of the multi-year grant. This trail is one of the most popular trails within the state of Utah. It is not uncommon to see over 1,000 people a day on the lower sections … Read More

Eduation Foundation Grants Available

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 Education Foundation Grants Available The BCHA Education Foundation directors are pleased to announce the availability of three $ 1,000.00 grants and two $ 500.00 grants to BCH chapters for equipment, materials and supplies for trail or trailhead building, maintenance and/or repair. These grants are a result of a DEW Foundation donation. Projects are encouraged which involve partnerships with public land … Read More

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