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WHO IS COHVCO?

 
The mission of the Colorado Off-Highway Vehicle Coalition (COHVCO) is to represent, assist, educate, and empower OHV recreationists in the protection and promotion of off-highway motorized recreation throughout Colorado. COHVCO is an environmental organization that advocates and promotes the responsible use and conservation of our public lands and natural resources to preserve their aesthetic and recreational qualities for future generations.

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Donate to SOS - display the sticker proudly on you off road vehicle - post a picture on COHVCO's Facebook page - help us save our sport!!!  (1 sticker for each $25 donation, other gifts for donations $100 or greater.)

COHVCO is a strong voice for motorized recreation

JOIN NOW now to be a part of that voice!
You can also DOWNLOAD FORM and mail it in
 
Membership in COHVCO gives you the advantage of staying current on issues that really affect your access to public lands and will often give you the opportunity to let your individual voice be heard.
 
Don't ride the fence - we need you NOW!
 
(If you are a current member of COHVCO and need to renew, please login and click the renewal button at the top right of the page that appears when the cursor is on your name)
 
COHVCO is looking for committed individuals to help throughout the year

COHVCO is looking for volunteers to enhance the work of the COHVCO Board of Directors.  Specifically, the Board is in immediate need of a Secretary to the Board.  Additionally, there is always a need for volunteers to help with the COHVCO News, website information, raffle operations and so much more.  If you are interested in helping with any of COHVCO's projects please contact Jerry Abboud via email, g.abboud@comcast.com.   Thanks in advance for your help.

 

 
  

 

TENDERFOOT MOUNTAIN MOTORCYCLE TRAIL SYSTEM

The Tenderfoot Project is a long term construction project that is just outside Silverthorne which has been the basis of several OHV grants.  COHVCO and local clubs were very involved in the process and were able to get the trails constructed despite many misconceptions about the proposal.  The list of 2015 Accomplishments on this trail system can be found by here.

We need your input for the next COHVCO economic contribution study!!!!

 

This study is our best tool for preserving access.  COHVCO and its partners are undertaking a complete review of its economic contribution study for motorized recreation in Colorado that was originally prepared in 2001. As many of you know, the economic contributions from our sport are critically important in the fight against Wilderness proposals, development of plans for the management of federal public lands and insuring that motorized access remains on public lands.


As part of this study, we are asking for the public to fill out a short questionnaire about spending on their most recent motorized trips. Simply click the link below for the appropriate category of study(atv/sidebyside/motorcycle or 4x4 fullsize or snowmobile). Filing out this questionnaire will only take a couple of minutes but it is critically important!!! If you have multiple types of vehicles please fill out each appropriate category with the appropriate information and if you frequently go out of state for motorized opportunities please note that as well!


Motorcycle, Side by Side and ATV users
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DNNJY9T

 

4x4/Jeep questionnaire
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LBK2XZK

 

Snowmobile
in the works right now


We hope to have the study completed in approximately one year. We are also asking you to share this request with all your friends.


ISSUES AT A GLANCE

This section is designed to highlight various issues where CSA, COHVCO and TPA and their partners and local clubs are defending public access to public lands. This glance at the issues is not an exhaustive list of the issues we are involved with, but rather is highlighting issues of statewide importance or interest. We have identified the user groups most directly impacted by each issue with a logo next to each issue. (updated 10/10/2014)

Recent Wins

 
1.  Legislation to release WSA designation of Molas Pass riding area clears US House Committee and BLM extends deadline. - NEW!!!Details...
        
 
2.  EPA proposal to increase ethanol in gasoline on hold for at least a year. - Details...
        
  
3.  143 miles of routes reopened to OHV usage on the Eagle/Holy Cross Ranger District. - Details...
        
  
4.  New Lynx management documents have been published that clearly state trail usage and snow compaction are not a significant issue in lynx habitat  - Details...  
        
 
5.  The US Fish and Wildlife Service recently determined there should be no changes in forest management as the result of a wolverine in the planning area - UPDATED!Details...  
      
 
6.  The proposed expansion of parking facilities on Rabbit Ears Pass is moving forward - UPDATED! -Details...  
 
7.  Dillon Ranger District allows construction of over 20 miles of new single track motorcycle trail outside Silverthorne - Details... 
 
8.  COHVCO and partners succeeded in obtaining passage of legislation allowing the titling of off-highway and over the snow vehicles in the state of Colorado - Details...        
 
9.  COHVCO and partners were able to insure that fines were not increased for a variety of OHV related issues with the re-authorization of House Bill 1069 - Details...  
        
 
10.  Riding in the Red and White area preserved going forward - NEW!!!Details...  

Lawsuits

 
1. BLM Kremmling Field Office RMP appealed -  Details...
        
 
2.  BLM Colorado River Valley RMP appealed - Details...
         
 
3. BLM Tres Rios Field Office plan has been appealed - Details... 
      
 
4.  Winter Wildlands Legislation - Details...  
 
5.  Bear Creek Trail - Details...  
 
6.  Pike/San Isabel MVUM challenge - Details...          
 
7.  Rico/West Dolores - Details 
        

Recreational Usage Issues and Concerns

1.  BLM Planning 2.0 collaboration - NEW!!! - Details...         
 
2.  Front Range Flooding closures - NEW!!! - Details...         
 
3.  USFS has released a new proposed winter travel management rule - NEW!!! - Details... 
 
4.  Hermosa Watershed Legislation - UPDATED! - Details...         
 
5.  Bear Creek Trail Watershed - Details... 
        
 
6.  Burn Canyon Trail development - Details... 

7.  Basalt to Gypsum Trail development - Details...

8.  Expanded definitions of Navigable Waters - Details...         
 
9.  Sage Grouse Habitat/Planning - UPDATED! Details...          
 
10.  Grand Junction BLM Resource Plan - Details...        
 
11.  Dominguez-Escalante National Conversation Area (DENCA) Plan - Details...  
      
 
12.  Wilderness Proposals - UPDATED! - Details...        
 
13.  OHV permits on plated vehicles Details...          
 
14.  OHV registration number size increase - Details...          


 
  • OHV AREAS are DISAPPEARING & we NEED your HELP
  • Click on the logo on the left to become a FRIEND OF COHVCO and choose your donation level ($25, $50, $75, !00, or $250) You will receive a sticker as appreciation for your generosity.
  • Then take a picture of the sticker on your OHV and post it on COHVCO's Facebook page to show your support
  • SPREAD THE WORD TO SAVE OUR SPORT

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