Land Use

NO GRAIN OF SAND! BILL INTRODUCED INTO CONGRESS THAT WILL ESTABLISH JOHNSON VALLEY AS NATIONAL OHV AREA.

Today marks an historic day for the OHV community. The attached bill is the language that will be noticed this morning with the Natural Resources Committee for a hearing next Friday. The intent of the bill is to protect all of Johnson Valley for recreational use, particularly off-highway vehicles, and provide the Marine Corps with …
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Marines Continue to Pursue Costly Land Grab Despite Public Outcry

JOHNSON VALLEY, CA – FEBRUARY 28th, 2013: With just under a week until federal sequestration cuts are set to go into effect, the Secretary of the Navy is curiously seeking Congressional approval to move forward with base expansion at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, California[1]. Spanning nearly 600,000 acres[2], the …
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Johnson Valley OHV Area Final Environmental Impact Statement has been released.

ORBA is reviewing the FEIS and working with the California Motorized Recreation Council, and Ecologic Partners on comments. The Long awaited Johnson Valley OHV area Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) was released last Friday in Washington, D.C. View Document Here The nearly 1200 page document will be reviewed by ORBA legal council at Ecologic Partners …
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California Motorized Recreation Council Generates Big Congressional Impact in Attempt to Save 160,000 acre Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Area

The California Motorized Recreation Council (CMRC), an umbrella group of the eight largest Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) associations in California, has organized a national effort to help save the world-renowned Johnson Valley OHV area in California. Mobilizing enthusiasts from across the country, and utilizing its relationship with the Livingston Group of Washington DC, CMRC has succeeded …
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California Motorized Recreational Council Hires Livingston Group to help save Johnson Valley OHV area

April 18, 2012 – Washington, DC –  The California Motorized Recreation Council (CMRC), an umbrella group of the eight largest OHV access groups in California, has agreed to contract terms with the Livingston Group, LLC in Washington, DC to help stave off the expansion of the 29 Palms Marine Base. The move comes on the heels …