Action Alert Archive

ARRA frequently calls on its supporters to contact state and federal officials or their Members of Congress about issues that affect access to public lands. Below is a list of ARRA’s past Action Alerts. Be sure to submit your comments on alerts that are marked “active” as your help is still needed on these issues! Please bear in mind that this is a comprehensive list of alerts, meaning that some alerts may only be commented on by people who live in a particular state or district. Please join ARRA to receive emails allowing you to timely comment to state and federal officials or your Members of Congress and help secure public lands access!

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Support National Monument Designation Reform
October 30, 2017

Ask Congress to support H.R. 3990, the “National Monument Creation and Protection Act.”

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Support Designation of an OHV Recreation Area in CA
October 19, 2017

ARRA members in California are being asked to email their Senators to support the “Clear Creek National Recreation Area and Conservation Act.”

Immediate Action Required! Oppose CA Legislation to Gut the CA OHV Program
June 1, 2017

ARRA members in California are being asked to send an email to their Senator.

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Forest Service Calls For Public to Identify Trails That Should Receive Expedited Maintenance
March 23, 2017

ARRA members from across the country are being asked to weigh in.

Oppose CA Legislation to Gut the CA OHV Program
March 20, 2017

ARRA members in California are being asked to contact their state senator to help prevent this devastating bill from moving forward.

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Ask Congress to Oppose Prohibitive Tariffs on Certain European Motorcycles
February 6, 2017

ARRA members are being asked to contact their Members of Congress to oppose prohibitive tariffs on certain European motorcycles.

U.S. Trade Action Could Lead to Prohibitive Tariffs on Certain European Motorcycles
January 24, 2017

The U.S. Trade Representative is (Again) Considering Tariffs on Agricultural Products that Could Inappropriately Impact a Segment of Motorcycles Imported from Europe

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Support Legislation to Limit the President’s Authority to Designate Massive National Monuments
January 9, 2017

ARRA Members are being asked to email their Senators in support of S. 33, the Improved National Monument Designation Process Act

Email the President to Oppose Massive New National Monument Designations in the Waning Days of His Administration
November 30, 2016

ARRA members are being asked to send an email to the President opposing any unilateral decision to move forward with massive, inappropriate National Monument designations in the final days of his Administration.

House to Consider Legislation to Remove Barriers to Congressional Oversight of Last-Minute Rulemaking
November 16, 2016

ARRA members are being asked to support H.R. 5982, the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2016, which would allow Congress to have more efficient oversight of last minute rules and regulations finalized by the Administration.

Tell Your Members of Congress to Support the Outdoor Recreation’s Economic Contributions Act
July 11, 2016

ARRA members are being asked to send a letter to their Members of Congress in support of the Outdoor REC (Recreation’s Economic Contributions) Act and highlighting the importance of motorized recreation.

Urge Governor to Line-Item Veto Raid of OHV Fund
February 18, 2016

ARRA members in New Mexico are being asked to send an email to Governor Martinez to line-item veto the transfer of funding out of the OHV Trail Safety Fund.

California National Monument Designations May Be Imminent
February 4, 2016

ARRA members are being asked to send an email urging the President NOT to move forward with National Monument designations in the California desert.

ACT NOW! Senate to Vote TODAY on Amendment to Limit National Monument Designations
February 2, 2016

ARRA members are being asked to support Senator Mike Lee’s amendment to energy legislation that would require National Monument designations to sunset after three years unless Congress and the home State’s legislature enact laws upholding the designation

Urge Your State Senator to Oppose Raid of OHV Fund
January 29, 2016

ARRA members in New Mexico are being asked to send an email to urge their State Senator to oppose this provision and restore dedicated funding to the Trail Safety Fund.

Support Collaboratively Developed Public Lands Legislation Instead of Top Down National Monument Designations
January 26, 2016

ARRA members are being asked to send an email to the President and the Interior Secretary.

Support Gosar/Hardy Amendment to Prohibit National Monument Designations
November 17, 2015

Support the Gosar/Hardy amendment to Interior appropriations legislation that prohibits Presidential designations of a National Monument in specified counties.

Support Legislation to Prohibit National Monument Designations that are Not Supported by Affected Local Communities
November 9, 2015

Representative Paul Gosar introduced legislation on November 5 that would require concurrence from affected local communities and the State before any future declarations can be made under the Antiquities Act. Please send an email urging your Representative to support this important legislation

Oppose Inappropriate Designation of Massive National Monument in CA
October 7, 2015

ARRA members are being asked to send an email to the President and the Interior Secretary.

Oppose Massive National Monument in NV
June 8, 2015

ARRA members in Nevada are being asked to send an email urging President Obama and Interior Secretary Sally Jewel NOT to move forward with this massive inappropriate designation

Send an email urging your Senators to cosponsor S. 1040 The ROV In-Depth Examination Act
April 30, 2015

ARRA members are being asked to send an email to their Senators to Cosponsor S. 1040 The ROV In-Depth Examination Act.

Urge Senator Murray to Support Third-Party Examination of CPSC’s Proposed Side-by-Side Rulemaking
April 21, 2015

ARRA members in Washington State are being asked to contact Senator Murray.

Send an Email Urging Your Representative to Cosponsor H.R. 999 — The ROV In-Depth Examination Act
February 19, 2015

ARRA members are being asked to send an email to their Representative to cosponsor H.R. 999.

Support the Recreational Trails Program
February 10, 2015

Send a Tweet to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman, and the U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary in support of RTP.

Send an Email to Senators Who Support Designation Urging Them to Focus on Their Home States
August 4, 2014

ARRA members in UT are asked to send an email to the 14 Senators from outside of Utah who feel they know best how to manage the lands where you live.

Fight Massive, Unilateral National Monument Designations in Colorado
July 11, 2014

ARRA members in Colorado are asked to send an email to Secretary Jewell opposing any unilateral decision to move forward with massive, inappropriate National Monument designations in Colorado.

Make Side-by-Sides Legal in New York State
June 26, 2014

ARRA supporters in New York State are being asked to contact their state officials.

Urge Your Senators to Support the Recreational Trails Program
April 1, 2014

Send an email to your Senators encouraging them to sign the letter in support of the Recreational Trails Program (RTP).

Thank Your Senator for Supporting the Recreational Trails Program
April 1, 2014

ARRA members in specific states are asked to send an email to their Senator thanking them for supporting the Recreational Trails Program (RTP).

Thank Your Representative for Cosponsoring H.R. 1459
March 25, 2014

ARRA members in specific Congressional Districts are asked to send an email thanking their Representative for supporting legislation that would require the Administration to apply NEPA to National Monument Designations.

Oppose Massive New National Monument Designations
February 4, 2014

All ARRA supporters are being asked to contact President Obama and Sec. Jewell.

Continue to Oppose Massive New National Monument Designation in New Mexico
January 20, 2014

ARRA supporters in New Mexico are being asked to send a letter to Sec. Jewell.

Utah Public Lands Initiative Status Report Released Urge Interior Secretary to Respect Local Process
November 20, 2013

ARRA supporters in Utah are being asked to contact Sec. Jewell.

Urge Senator Feinstein to Support Representative Cook’s Approach on Johnson Valley
November 19, 2013

ARRA supporters in CA are being asked to contact Senator Feinstein.

Support Members of Congress who are Pushing Back Against Inappropriate National Monument Designations
November 15, 2013

Send a Message to Lawmakers that Signed a Letter Urging Secretary Jewell to Provide a List of Sites Being Targeted for National Monument Designation.

Oppose Massive New National Monument Designation in New Mexico
November 11, 2013

Send an email to Secretary Jewell opposing such a designation and in support of legislation introduced by Representative Steve Pearce (R-NM) that would make a much smaller, and more appropriate, designation.

Send an Email to Secretary Jewell Opposing Massive New National Monument Designations
November 1, 2013

Send an Email to Secretary Jewell Opposing Massive New National Monument Designations

Fish and Wildlife Service Withdraws Proposed Species Listing that Would Have Impacted OHV Access!
October 4, 2013

Fish and Wildlife Service Withdraws Proposed Species Listing that Would Have Impacted OHV Access!

Urge Your U.S. Representative to Oppose De Facto Wilderness Designations
September 27, 2013

Forest Plans for Kootenai and Idaho Panhandle National Forests Would Effectively Create More than 250,000 Acres of Wilderness without Congressional Approval

Continue the Fight Against Inappropriate National Monument Designations
September 9, 2013

Continue the Fight Against Inappropriate National Monument Designations

Weigh in to Urge Governor Scott NOT to Opt Out of RTP!
August 20, 2013

Click Take Action to urge Governor Scott NOT to opt out of the Recreational Trails Program (RTP).

RTP Again Faces Fight!
July 24, 2013

Contact your Senators and Urge Them to Protect RTP!

Urge your Representative to Cosponsor Legislation to Limit the Ability of Anti-Access Groups to Sue and Settle
June 25, 2013

Legislation Introduced by Representative Collins would Require Public Involvement in Settlement Cases

Thank Representative Collins for Introducing H.R. 1493
June 25, 2013

Send an email thanking Representative Collins for introducing H.R. 1493

Need Your Action Again! Cape Hatteras Access Bill to be Voted on by Full Committee
June 17, 2013

Need Your Action Again! Cape Hatteras Access Bill to be Voted on by Full Committee

House Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on Another National Monument Reform Bill
June 3, 2013

House Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on Another National Monument Reform Bill.

About ARRA

Americans for Responsible Recreational Access (ARRA) was formed to ensure that Americans are not arbitrarily denied the right to responsibly experience and enjoy the public lands that belong to the citizens of the United States. The members of ARRA, which include horseback riders, personal watercraft users, off-highway vehicle and snowmobile riders, and vacationing families, have joined together to provide input on decisions regarding land use designation, recreation opportunities, and preservation. Its members seek responsible consideration of competing activities, which are based on sound environmental principles.

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