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In this Issue: Midterm Elections; Public Lands Legislation; Executive Appointments; and Lame-Duck Session
In This Issue: Fiscal Year 2019; Wildfires; Congressional Schedule; and Short Legislative Updates
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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!
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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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.
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.
Learn about the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) which is a coalition of America’s leading outdoor recreation trade associations
Once again ARRA is participating in the Coalition for Recreational Trails annual awards for stellar projects that utilized Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funding.
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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Take the ARRA Quiz to test your knowledge! Then, share it with friends and family to test their familiarity with the Recreational Trails Program, too.
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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