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Coaching and Keeping Your Volunteers — the Art of Facilitation (Part 1)
Special 2-Part series about the art and science of facilitation and how it can help retain volunteers and produce better meeting while resolving conflicts. It covers how we pretty much dislike sitting in meetings but how specialized facilitation can save the day.  Facilitation can also resolve the conflict that... Read more
[pics] How to Win More Access with Our Jeeping on a Teeter Totter (Part 3)
Part 3 of a special 3-part series in landuse and environmental science providing a greater understanding of how these cannot be separated if we want to save trails and keep our motorized recreation sports alive and well.  The Editors  Environmental Science, Part 3; Recreation Opportunity Spectrum (ROS) A crucial thing... Read more
[pics] The World’s Longest Art Gallery Seen from a Jeep
Flashback Friday from 2015 as we revisit a very special place you can see from your Jeep — Nine Mile Canyon of Utah.  Take your binoculars, hiking boots, and a camera as you will be amazed. The Editors A Jeep Trip to Nine Mile Canyon, Utah The red canyon... Read more
[pics] If a Tree Falls in the Forest…? (Part 2)
Part 2 of a special 3-part series in landuse and environmental science providing a greater understanding of how these cannot be separated if we want to save trails and keep our motorized recreation sports alive and well. The Editors Environmental Science, Part 2: Cumulative Impacts As we discussed in... Read more
[pics] The Magic and Mystery of Death Valley with Modern Jeepers
It’s not too late to join us for our second ModernJeeper Adventures to Death Valley in March 2020.   The canyons are full of the echos of the old mining days and gold exploration gone by.  Tales of deadmen, wagons burned, gunsights lost, parched and mummified bodies await you –... Read more
[pics] Old Homemade Brush Buggy Launches Land Use Career
Wheels of Time – the Tale of the “Lobster” We called it “The Lobster” because I guess you could say it looked like one. With two bug eyes (headlights) peeking out from alongside an exposed radiator, and a tail that swished around plenty in the sand washes of southern... Read more
[pics] Who Invented the Ecosystem and Why Care? (Part 1)
Part 1 of a special 3-part series in landuse and environmental science providing a greater understanding of how these cannot be separated if we want to save trails and keep our motorized recreation sports alive and well. The Editors Environmental Science, Part 1; Ecosystem Management To be an effective... Read more
7 Shortcuts and Life Saving Tips for Talking to the Press/Media
Tips on Speaking to the Media/Press About Your Club or Event One of the best ways to keep off-road motorsports alive is to talk it up!   Letting people know what we do, why we love it, and what it means to our families is the gateway to keeping our... Read more
Don’t Be Afraid! Give that Speech; Save that Trail
PUBLIC SPEAKING MADE EASY AND FEARLESS Having to give a speech in public is a scary thought to most people. In fact, recent polls by ModernJeeper and landuse advocacy groups rank public speaking as the number one fear for volunteers. But as leaders of volunteers, access advocates, or club... Read more
News! The Ford Bronco to One-Up the Jeep Wrangler?
Ford Bronco to One-Up Jeep with a Removable Roll Cage Modern Jeepers who live in sunny states from Florida to California knows how much fun it is to drive open-air, top-down, flying free in our Jeeps.  How about driving without a roll cage on those sunny pavement days? We... Read more