Tag: National

Snow Cruiser Built to Explore the Antarctic

Built in 1939 for $150,000 ($2.5 million in 2015 dollars) the Snow Cruiser was designed to explore the Antarctic under the command of U.S. Rear-Admiral Richard E. Byrd. Designed by Dr. Thomas C. Poulter, Director of the Armour Institute in ...Read more

Published on July 6, 2015 in News & Updates, Vintage
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Committee To Plan National Forest Designation

The Franklin Regional Council of Governments has contacted 20 communities, requesting that the town Select Boards appoint a representative to the Mohawk Trail Woodlands Partnership Advisory Committee to study the National Forest Designation. The deadline is July 25, 2014. There are ...Read more

Published on June 29, 2014 in Environment, National, News & Updates
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National Forest Designation Public Meetings

Do you support or oppose land being designated as National Forest in Massachusetts? There is a proposal by the state and the U.S. Forest Service that would provide federal funds to expand forestry activities on privately owned land. Those lands ...Read more

Published on February 10, 2014 in General Announcements, National, News & Updates
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EPA Considers Lowering Ethanol E-15 Production

An earlier post concerning E-15 ethanol fuel outlined that the EPA had not approved the blended gas for use in Snowmobiles. This followed concerns by the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association requesting proper scientific testing of E-15 before being introduced into ...Read more

Published on January 28, 2014 in Environment, In The News, News & Updates
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Yellowstone National Park snowmobile access

Snowmobile Winter Access To Yellowstone National Park Announced

The BlueRibbon Coalition reports: The National Park Service (NPS) has announced the release of a final Rule/Regulation for Winter Use of Yellowstone. The publishing of the final Rule officially completes the Winter Use Plan/Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) process. The ...Read more

Published on October 24, 2013 in General Announcements, National, News & Updates
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Snowmobiles at Yellowstone National Park

Access to Yellowstone by Snowmobiles (Jack Welch)

The National Park Service (NPS) has announced the signing of the Yellowstone Winter Use Plan Record of Decision by Intermountain Regional Director John Wessels. The ROD officially completes the Winter Use Plan/Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) process. The ROD assures ...Read more

Published on September 15, 2013 in Guest Columns, Legislative Affairs, National, News & Updates
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Senate Amendment Would Remove RTP Funds From Trails

The Coalition for Recreational Trails and The Blue Ribbon Coalition are asking that you contact your U.S. Senators in regards to Recreational Trails Program (RTP) money being diverted away from trail use.  UPDATE 08/04/13 Thanks to everyone who took action. ...Read more

Published on July 25, 2013 in In The News, Legislative Affairs, National, News & Updates
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Comment on Yellowstone Proposed Rule for Winter Use

SITUATION The National Park Service (NPS) has announced the release of a Proposed Rule concerning winter use inYellowstone National Park for public review and comment. This rulemaking process is in addition to the Final Winter Use Plan/Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement ...Read more

Published on June 14, 2013 in Legislative Affairs, National, News & Updates, Snowmobile Travel
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Teenage Skier Rescued by Snowmobiler (video)

Nicholas Joy, age 17, from Medford Massachusetts, was last seen Sunday March 3 at 12:40 PM on the Sugarloaf Mountain Timberline Chairlift by his father. He and his father had been skiing together all morning. High winds and poor visibility ...Read more

Published on March 6, 2013 in In The News, News & Updates
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ISC 2012

The Alphabet Soup of Organized Snowmobiling (Randy Toth)

The organized snowmobile food-chain starts with you, an individual club member. You and your club belong to a state association. Your state association, in turn, belongs to the American Council of Snowmobile Associations (ACSA) and they are part of the ...Read more

Published on April 5, 2012 in International Snowmobile Congress, News & Updates
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