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It Is Time to Cross the Rubicon NOW!
LET THE DIE BE CAST! Julius Caesar had just delivered a major ass-whupping. He had been fighting in the Gallic wars against 3 million Gauls who were just as strong as the Romans militarily. Even so, Caesar managed to annihilate 1 million Gauls, enslave another million, subjugate 300 different... Read more
Important! The “Top 10” In Land Use and Access
Take this Nationwide Survey to Help Save Trails By Del Albright and Todd Ockert The room was packed with wheelers as the speaker up front tried to calm folks down. There was a gate being proposed on a significant trail and people were unhappy. “Why does anyone care about... Read more
Caution!  Never Underestimate Your Opponents
Learning to not underestimate your opponents is one of the best ways to preserve our land use and access interests. All motorized recreation organizations are fighting daily to do this, but we must do our individual part also. Never assume our opponents will understand the variety of our motorized... Read more
Caution! My First Real Wacko Encounter
HOW ABOUT A FIST FIGHT IN A GAS STATION? About 15 years ago, when I had only a couple decades of land use and access involvement, I finally met my first real “wacko.” I don’t mean the harmless, dress up a like an owl and parade around town kind,... Read more
Del Albright’s One for One Proposal to Save Trails
LAND USE AND THE “ONE FOR ONE” PROPOSAL Let’s talk about some choices in life. Go Jeeping or write a letter? Tackle some rock crawling or attend a meeting?  Take the fam overlanding or hit a Scoping Session? Go fishing or fight with the feds? You get the picture.... Read more
Keeping the Jeeping Fun Alive Through Better Land Use
The Four E’s of Enlightenment and How to Keep the Fun Alive (Flashback to 2015) ModernJeepers and all back country explorers know the importance of doing “something” to keep our sports alive.  It really boils down to the four E’s of Enlightenment– Engineering, Education, Enlisting and Enforcement.  Here’s the... Read more
Danger!  Public Lands in Trouble — Stop the Stink!
HELP IS ON THE WAY — WE NEED ACTION; NOT WORDS It stinks! – some of the things happening to our country these days. It just plain stinks! – especially what some people are trying to do to our public lands. There is a “smell” to the undercurrent that... Read more
22 Years of Nationally Saving Trails — NAMRC is on Today!
NATIONAL LAND USE ALLIANCE CELEBRATES 22 YEARS OF SUCCESS Today, Monday October 29, 2018  in Las Vegas, NV in conjunction with the SEMA Show, a historically significant organization meets for the 22nd year in a row.  In my 35 years of land use experience and 50 years of jeeping... Read more
Secrets Revealed to Leading Volunteers
Leadership “Triangle” Reveals the Secrets of Becoming a Volunteer Leader Do you yearn to be a better leader of volunteers? Are you looking for that magical formula that will keep members from dropping out of your club or not showing up to your events? Do you want to do... Read more
Shakin’ Hands and Makin’ Plans Keeps Us Jeepin’
NETWORKING PARTNERSHIPS IN LAND USE ELIMINATES OBSTACLES TO SAVING TRAILS We all have partnerships, whether it is in our personal life, our business relationships, or our land use organizational management.  One definition of partnership says it’s a mutually beneficial relationship involving close cooperation and joint objectives. As the Past... Read more