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Code Red! Oceano Dunes (Pismo) “Death by a Thousand Fence Posts.”  Action Needed
Oceano Dunes Under Attack – Closures Imminent According to the Friends of Oceano Dunes, the famous, long-term beach OHV recreation area known as Oceano Dunes (in the past called Pismo Dunes), are under heavy attack for more restrictions and even closures. The “Friends” were formed in 2001 and have... Read more
Rational Apathy!  Could It Be the Slow Death of Outdoor Recreation?
Special to ModernJeeper by Del & Stacie Albright, confirmed patriots and landuse warriors dedicated to keeping outdoor sports and Jeeping alive and well. The Editors PASS ON YOUR PASSION America has become a society of media hype, slanted education and brain washing, starting with kids in daycare school learning... Read more
[pics] Story Told! Land Use Guy from the Navy
We asked ModernJeeper contributor, author and land use advocate Todd Ockert to tell his story.  We featured him a while back as one of our veteran heroes, but his land use tale is worth hearing.  Like some others, he served our country to maintain our freedoms and now he... Read more
[pics] Rock Zombie Bikini Rig Wash – Saving Trails One Wash at a Time
WASHING YOUR RIG HAS NEVER BEEN SO MUCH FUN! Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 10 AM – 5 PM VFW 8990 Kruitof Way Fair Oaks, California 95628 ModernJeepers support landuse and keeping trails open — and this unique way created by the Rock Zombies 4×4 Club of Orangevale, CA... Read more
Vital Actions to Save Your Trails
Kurt Schneider wrote this for ModernJeeper last year, but as we approach four-wheeling/Jeeping season, we can’t help but flashback on his message that will help ensure we all keep to keep doing what we love to do in the great outdoors.  Please find a way to take his suggestions... Read more
Beware! The Wilderness Train is Rolling Your Way
SIZE DOES MATTER AND BEWARE OF TURTLES Imagine a huge diesel-powered locomotive lumbering steadily down the railroad tracks with that big headlight beam pointed right in your eyes as you watch it coming closer and closer. You can feel the ground shaking from the sheer weight of this behemoth.... Read more
Caution! Managing Our Public Lands; Sometimes a Crying Shame
Getting ready for another fire season in the West, our staff wildfire professional Del Albright paints a realistic picture for ModernJeepers of  how we got to where we are on public lands with our Jeeping access and living conditions, what our future might look like, and what we can... Read more
Winch Out; Don’t Spin Out; and Help Keep Jeepin’ Alive
HOW YOUR WINCH HELPS KEEP PUBLIC LANDS PUBLIC   A couple weeks ago on my 4×4 club’s annual spring run, we were traveling down a trail that was mostly snow covered. The trail had occasional patches of dirt where the snow had melted, and mud where runoff was crossing... Read more
Less Debate; More Decisions; and More Access to Our Lands
SOME TIPS ON GETTING RESULTS IN THE OFF-ROAD JEEPING WORLD Do you ever get the feeling that our government is drowning in debates with few outcomes or decisions being made? Do you think there can be a time when groups of people gathered together for a similar cause can... Read more
Life and Land Use — It’s All About Choices
How the Choices We Make Sneak Up on Us Choices. We make tons of them every day. Sometimes you don’t even know when you’re making one that just changed your life. Bureaucrats make them; elected officials make them; family members make plenty of them; we all make choices. The... Read more