2004 United Land Use
The 2004 United Land Use
sponsored by the United
Four Wheel Drive Associations (UFWDA), will be held at the
Harrisburg Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Center in Hershey, PA. on
July 7. The hotel is located at the intersection of I-83 and the
The featured conference
presentation will be from the U.S. Forest
Service National OHV Policy Team. Representatives from the OHV Policy
Team will provide a briefing on the new proposed rules that will apply
to National Forest System lands to address management issues related to
motor vehicle use.
The proposed rule change
will integrate motor vehicle use with
regulations for the Forest transportation system and provide a
consistent national framework for designation of motor vehicles in the
National Forest system. Another major element will require Forests to
designate roads, trails, and areas available for motor vehicle use. This briefing will be one of many
conducted by the policy
team to inform the recreation public of pending rule changes.
The tentative conference agenda is:
8:00 - Introductions
8:30 - Roundtable: What concerns you about access to public lands?
9:30 - Lobbying -
Presentation will cover "How to Lobby Your Elected
Representative" and include letter writing and public speaking tips.
12-3:00 US Forest Service - National OHV Policy briefing; including
question and answer session
3-4:00 - Roundtable: What concerns you about access to public lands?
4-5:00 - OHV Lobby Day in Washington - Spring 2005
5:00 - Adjourn
All interested parties
are invited to attend. There will be a
Conference Registration Fee of $25 per person. For more information or
to confirm registration at the ULUC, please contact John Stewart,
Director of Environmental Affairs for UFWDA at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The one day ULUC will be
followed by the UFWDA Annual Convention.
Additional information for the convention is available on the UFWDA web
site at: http://www.ufwda.org/2004Convention/.