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[pics] It’s Time! Step Up and Lead Volunteers
Inspire, Motivate, Facilitate – and Organize In our Jeeping, volunteer world there’s a trick to leading volunteers. We do not wear rank and cannot scream orders like we’re in the military.  We need to learn to be more nurturing and coaching, while still getting things done.  Here’s some magical... Read more
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
4 Steps to Forming State Level Motorized Councils/Groups
SAVE THE DAY WITH A STATEWIDE MOTORIZED RECREATION COUNCIL/GROUP! Overview The solution to a positive future for motorized recreation lies in more unity among users. Statewide cooperation and coordination between different modalities (like dirt bikes, 4×4, atv, utv, etc.) are key to ending the dauntless onslaught of anti-access propaganda... 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
5 Tips for Dealing with Compromise in Land Use
They Wouldn’t Compromise. Why Would You? Our forefathers did not want to compromise with our liberties. They didn’t want our country founded on compromise. To compromise means to give up something. In their case, they were building something, not giving up something (other than oppression). But if you’re new... Read more
What Makes a Good Day in the Land Use World?
A Bit of Philosophy to Help You Choose and Allow How Your Day Goes In the fight for access to public lands, it’s not always easy to have a good day. It seems we’re always in an uphill struggle or arguing objectively with someone who lives on emotional pleas.... Read more
Danger!  Sleepy Meetings Ahead — NOT!
Running Better Meetings has a Magic Formula that Works! Running better meetings (meeting management) is not a hard skill to learn. It can be done. Whether it be for land use and access, CEO’s of major corporations, or a government body. This formula works. ********************* Are you attending more... Read more
[pics & vid] Declaration of Battle! From Jarbidge, Nevada Shovels to the Future of the Rubicon Trail
“FOURTH BRANCH” OF GOVERNMENT – THE UN-ELECTED TAKE BACK A TRAIL In this story and further history of the Rubicon Trail, we must bring forth some more little known facts about our trail in the last couple decades — and how these facts impact all other trails and roads... Read more
The Ride Along — Taking Elected Officials on the Trail to Save Trails
Land use on the ground, users taking politicians on the trail… Getting to know our politicians so that we can get them on our side is probably the biggest challenge we face as off pavement recreationists in the upcoming years; and especially as we move into the future. Without... Read more