As many of you know, the Johnson Valley OHV Recreation Area
in southern California
is in jeopardy. While there has been a small reprieve, the struggle for the
The U.S. Marine Corps is seeking to use the area for live
fire training for fewer than 30 days per year. However, that use would close
the area to OHV recreation forever. Since the White House has pledged to
respond to any petition which gathers over 25,000 signatures, the NOHVCC is
asking off-roaders everywhere to help out.
First, go to this website and sign the petition. Save Johnson Valley Petition
Second, send this message along to all of your clubs,
associations and OHV contacts asking them to sign the petition as well.
Across the country, we are losing more and more areas for
OHV recreation. We need to stand together as recreationists to show that we
also deserve the ability to recreate on public lands, as does every other type
of outdoor recreationist.
Don't make the mistake of thinking that something happening
doesn't affect you, because we are truly all in this fight together.
Signatures are needed by Feb. 14 so make sure you sign the
petition and forward this today so that we can meet the number and time
requirement for this petition.