Tag: DCR

Urgent Action Needed to Fund Recreational Trails Program!

SAM members need to contact their U.S. Congressman and ask that they support the Recreational Trail Program (RTP). Losing RTP would be disastrous to the clubs that use the program to purchase grooming equipment and fund other projects that improve ...Read more

Published on Monday, April 11, 2011 in General Announcements, Legislative Affairs, News & Updates
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SAM Visits Washington D.C.

Henry Burton, Legislative Correspondent for Congressman John Olver, meets with Randy Toth, Legislative Committee Chair for the Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts, during a visit to Washington D.C. on March 29, 2011. Randy was discussing the importance of the Recreation Trails ...Read more

Published on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 in General Announcements, Legislative Affairs, National, News & Updates
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DCR Posts Public Comments

DCR has posted all of the written public comments the agency received regarding the Landscape Designation criteria and management guidelines, as part of this fall’s public process. SAM has been encouraging it’s members to keep informed and take part in the ...Read more

Published on Thursday, February 24, 2011 in General Announcements, Legislative Affairs, News & Updates
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DCR’s Forest Plan: Get Involved (Dan Gould)

It is time to comment on the future of our public lands. Don’t wait! Late this past fall the Department of Conservation and Recreation held several public meetings across the state. The Forest Futures Visioning Process workshops were designed to ...Read more

Published on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 in News & Updates, President's Message
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DCR Parks & Forests: Selection Criteria and Management Guidelines

The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation has posted a draft document, Landscape Designations for DCR Parks & Forests: Selection Criteria and Management Guidelines.  SAM members should take the time to review the document and understand how it will effect ...Read more

Published on Sunday, December 12, 2010 in General Announcements, News & Updates
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Recreational Trails Program – Trails Education Grants

The Department of Conservation and Recreation has Announced an educational Grant Program. “Through the federally-funded Recreational Trails Program, a state may elect to set aside 5% of its apportionment to be allocated to educational projects which benefit all trail user groups. ...Read more

Published on Friday, December 3, 2010 in General Announcements, News & Updates, Safety
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Please Attend DCR’s Forest Futures Visioning Meetings

SAM members and clubs are urged to attend and participate in the DCR’s Forest Futures Visioning Process which will outline the future of recreation opportunities on public land in MA (see schedule below). It’s important that the DCR is aware ...Read more

Published on Sunday, November 7, 2010 in General Announcements, News & Updates
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