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Washington Newsletter

ARRA’s Washington Newsletter is published monthly with a summary of the critical issues that affect your access to public lands. Sign up today if you’d like to receive the newsletter in your e-mail box!

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Washington Newsletter – December 2018
December 1, 2018

In This Issue: Lame Duck Session; Omnibus Public Lands Bill, Changes in the President’s Cabinet; and 2019

Washington Newsletter – November 2018
November 1, 2018

In this Issue: Midterm Elections; Public Lands Legislation; Executive Appointments; and Lame-Duck Session

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Recent Action Alerts

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 recent 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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Urge Your Senators to Confirm New CPSC Chair
March 6, 2018

ARRA members are being asked to contact their Senators and urge the prompt confirmation of Buerkle and Baiocco.

Support Legislation to Improve Access to Outdoor Recreation Opportunities
February 13, 2018

ARRA members in Wyoming are asked to urge Congresswoman Liz Cheney (R-WY) to support H.R. 3400, the “Recreation Not Red-Tape Act” (RNR Act).

Restore Dedicated Funding to the OHV Trail Safety Fund
January 31, 2018

ARRA members in New Mexico are being asked to urge their State Senator to restore dedicated funding to the Trail Safety Fund. 

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Other News

Calling on OHV Enthusiasts to Attend Wolf Den Run Open House!
October 2, 2018

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources will hold an open house to discuss the future planning of “Wolf Den Run,” Maryland’s newest state park.

Celebrate Great Outdoors Month® with ARRA
June 15, 2018

Great Outdoors Month® is in full swing! We invite you to celebrate with ARRA by sharing your favorite photos and stories of recreating on public lands.

Outdoor Recreation Roundtable
March 5, 2018

Learn about the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) which is a coalition of America’s leading outdoor recreation trade associations

It’s That Time of Year Again – Nominate Outstanding RTP Projects for a CRT Award!
February 12, 2018

Once again ARRA is participating in the Coalition for Recreational Trails annual awards for stellar projects that utilized Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funding.

2018 Fee Free Days on Federal Public Lands Announced!
January 3, 2018

We wanted to give you a reminder about the 2018 fee free days offered for recreation sites under the management of the National Park Service and the U.S. Forest Service.

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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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