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The Three Wise Men of Leadership, Landuse and Life
A Formula for a Successful Volunteer To begin with, there is no gender-bias in this article. I am referring to the Biblical reference of the scholarly Kings bearing gifts (Christmas). But here we are talking about YOUR three wise “men” – the ones who will bring you gifts of... Read more
3 Phases of Breaking in Noobs to Wheel Right and Save Trails
There are many ways you can help a newbie… Keeping our Jeeping and four-wheeling sports alive means we all have to wheel smart, pay attention to our line, put on a good show, hold up a positive image and make sure the newbies do the same – among other... Read more
Land Use and the “Love Month”
We like to bring back this article as the year kicks off because the message is critical to saving trails and keeping our sports alive. All of us at ModernJeeper encourage you to look into what we love about Jeeping and backcountry exploring, and do your part to help... Read more
Moab the Mecca, and a ModernJeeper Adventure
This story has two purposes…  First, to let you know that we still have a few slots left in our upcoming May trip to Moab with the elite ModernJeeper Adventures crew; and second, to thank the Red Rock 4Wheelers and all their supporters for helping us keep Moab the... Read more
More Tips on the Art and Process of Facilitation (Part 2)
Special 2-Part series about the art and science of facilitation and how it can help retain volunteers and produce better meetings 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
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] 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] 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
Update!  Oceano Dunes — Pismo — A Tale of Two Parks
Special to ModernJeeper by Amy Granat of the California Off-Road Vehicle Association (CORVA) with some history and facts about the politically motivated attacks against this great recreation area.  All of us at ModernJeeper believe firmly that our battles for access for motorized recreation must be from a united voice;... Read more