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by Crowdog
Sun Oct 30, 2005 8:05 pm
Forum: Dumont Dunes
Topic: #622...Did you ever stop to see it???
Replies: 5
Views: 3163

We drove it last February. 8) Checked out Ibex Dunes and a few other spots over there: http://www.duneguide.com/closed_areas_ibex_dunes.htm http://www.duneguide.com/TripReport-Dumont_2005_sand_drags.htm Your picture is better than mine though. It was getting dark when we came out of Death Valley. ht...
by Crowdog
Sun Oct 30, 2005 7:37 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Rep. Bono supports ESA Reform
Replies: 0
Views: 394

Rep. Bono supports ESA Reform

http://www.thedesertsun.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20051030/COLUMNS26/510300325/1215 Recovery Act offers viable alternative to Endangered Species bill Rep. Mary Bono Special to The Desert Sun October 30, 2005 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Someti...
by Crowdog
Wed Oct 19, 2005 6:35 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Rice Valley Dunes - Open?
Replies: 5
Views: 1296

Rice Valley Dunes - Open?

I thought that BLM closed Rice Valey Dunes a few years back.... Places to safely ride ATVs include: Rice Valley Dunes Located 5 miles south of Rice Valley, off Highway 62. Access is Santa Fe Road. Sand dunes. Designated "Open Area" consisting of 3,770 acres. Area of little use. Danger: Contaminated ...
by Crowdog
Sat Oct 15, 2005 4:04 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: New Dumpsters
Replies: 25
Views: 3731

I think it says "RamJet" on the side. BLM in Carson City, NV manages Sand Mountain. And Walker River Disposal hauls it away.

I've seen the same type of bins at a recycling drop off center.
by Crowdog
Sat Oct 15, 2005 2:52 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: New Dumpsters
Replies: 25
Views: 3731

Here is what they use at Sand Mountain. :idea:

Image
by Crowdog
Wed Oct 12, 2005 8:22 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: 2006 ASA Tatum giveaway
Replies: 2
Views: 628

Great ad!

I used it on DuneGuide.com. Just had to shrink the size down a bit. :shock:
by Crowdog
Tue Oct 11, 2005 7:31 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Places to park and camp
Replies: 6
Views: 1323

by Crowdog
Sun Oct 09, 2005 6:43 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: End nearer for off-road site near Cathedral City
Replies: 5
Views: 895

End nearer for off-road site near Cathedral City

Online at: http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_D_offroad18.41ae64a.html End nearer for off-road site Cathedral City wants to restrict off-roading within the city 12:58 AM PDT on Sunday, September 18, 2005 By HENRI BRICKEY / The Press-Enterprise CATHEDRAL CITY - It's one of the m...
by Crowdog
Thu Oct 06, 2005 6:42 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Choice for Head of Wildlife Agency Provokes Dissent
Replies: 3
Views: 596

Choice for Head of Wildlife Agency Provokes Dissent

Choice for Head of Wildlife Agency Provokes Dissent By Juliet Eilperin Washington Post Staff Writer Thursday, October 6, 2005; A25 This morning, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee is likely to easily approve the nomination of Dale Hall, a regional director in the U.S. Fish and Wildlif...
by Crowdog
Tue Oct 04, 2005 7:38 pm
Forum: Dumont Dunes
Topic: Baker to Dumont?
Replies: 8
Views: 3572

- Motel Will's Fargo - (760) 733-4477
- Bun Boy Motel - (760) 733-4363
- Royal Hawaiian Motel - (760) 733-4326

Steve, don't you remember where to look for this kind of info.....
by Crowdog
Tue Oct 04, 2005 5:35 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Will the Senate hold up ESA Reform bill
Replies: 6
Views: 1411

Now we should let Senator Chafee know we want the ESA changed.I bet a flood of e-mails and letters will help. http://www.duneguide.com/sand_dune_action_esa_reform_chafee.htm This web site got it all set up for us.They made it easy. Wow. Someone actually reads the stuff I put together. Thanks for ta...
by Crowdog
Tue Oct 04, 2005 6:27 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Hurricane Otis may affect ISDRA?
Replies: 13
Views: 2292

I would've loved to have had that ranger explain to me his reasoning. :roll: I have a friend I was talking to this weekend that told me he got a ticket for going off trail in an area listed as open in arizona by a ranger. He paid $150 and didn't fight it. Told him he made a mistake letting it go. T...
by Crowdog
Mon Oct 03, 2005 8:27 pm
Forum: Sand Mountain
Topic: USFWS faces possible lawsuit on blue butterfly petition
Replies: 5
Views: 4209

TEMPORARY INSANITY wrote:Does the CBD REALLY even care about the effin' Blue Butterfly :?:
Larry, you already know that answer. :wink:
by Crowdog
Mon Oct 03, 2005 1:08 pm
Forum: Sand Mountain
Topic: USFWS faces possible lawsuit on blue butterfly petition
Replies: 5
Views: 4209

USFWS faces possible lawsuit on blue butterfly petition

http://www.lahontanvalleynews.com/article/20051003/News/110030006 Fish & Wildlife faces possible lawsuit on blue butterfly petition BURKE WASSON BURKE WASSON, bwasson@lahontanvalleynews.com October 3, 2005 More than 17 months after submitting a petition to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to name th...
by Crowdog
Thu Sep 29, 2005 2:43 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: House Passes ESA Reform!
Replies: 10
Views: 1276

House Passes ESA Reform!

For Immediate Release: September 29, 2005 Contact: Brian Kennedy at (202) 226-9019 House Passes Historic Endangered Species Act Improvement Bill Threatened and Endangered Species Recovery Act passes by a vote of 229-193 Washington, DC - For the first time in more than a decade, the House of Represen...
by Crowdog
Wed Sep 21, 2005 9:20 pm
Forum: Dumont Dunes
Topic: First Trip????????????
Replies: 13
Views: 4707

I am working on the family to be there for T-Day.
by Crowdog
Tue Sep 20, 2005 5:00 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: 2005 JRS Award Winner---Jim Colln
Replies: 18
Views: 2017

You are tireless Jim. Congrats!
by Crowdog
Tue Sep 20, 2005 4:57 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: FWS agrees to status review for 194 species
Replies: 0
Views: 415

FWS agrees to status review for 194 species

NEWS RELEASE Contact: Dawn Collier Media Director Pacific Legal Foundation (916) 718-8572 Cell FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE AGREES TO PERFORM STATUS REVIEWS FOR 194 SPECIES IN CALIFORNIA SACRAMENTO, CA; September 20, 2005: The United States Fish and Wildlife Service has agreed to perform status reviews...
by Crowdog
Mon Sep 19, 2005 6:02 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: SSSS Giveaway
Replies: 13
Views: 1770

Hat's off to Tatum (and lots of others) who all made next year's giveaway car happen. Great looking car.
by Crowdog
Thu Sep 15, 2005 8:39 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Any good Sand Rail accessory web sites???
Replies: 5
Views: 830

Don't forget Roger over at FunRunner:
http://www.funrunr.com/

And I've got more listed here. Scroll down to "Sand Rail Parts & Accessories Shops"
by Crowdog
Thu Sep 08, 2005 7:51 pm
Forum: Oregon Dunes
Topic: New Campsites at Winchester Bay
Replies: 5
Views: 6674

Glamisbound wrote:
Winchester Bay?
Where is this?? Is it a dune area??
Winchester Bay Info
by Crowdog
Tue Sep 06, 2005 7:00 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Congress has the ESA in its sights this Fall
Replies: 3
Views: 818

Congress has the ESA in its sights this Fall

SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/239496_endangered06.html Congress has the Endangered Species Act in its sights this fall Tuesday, September 6, 2005 By ROBERT MCCLURE SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER REPORTER Joy West kneels amid alder trees and snowberry bushes near the bank...
by Crowdog
Tue Aug 30, 2005 7:18 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Rejected park service changes could have been OHV boon
Replies: 1
Views: 448

Rejected park service changes could have been OHV boon

Rejected park service changes could have been OHV boon Draft revisions: A Bush administration appointee aimed to ease restrictions on motorized vehicles By Felicity Barringer The New York Times WASHINGTON - A high-ranking appointee at the Interior Department proposed fundamentally changing the way n...
by Crowdog
Mon Aug 29, 2005 6:56 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Environmental group focused a little to narrowly
Replies: 0
Views: 530

Environmental group focused a little to narrowly

Environmental group focused a little to narrowly Doug MacEachern Republic columnist Aug. 28, 2005 12:00 AM It isn't tough making a case that the Center for Biological Diversity, a lawsuit-prone group of environmental activists based in Tucson, is a powerful bunch. Mainly through adroit applications ...
by Crowdog
Thu Aug 25, 2005 5:59 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: You must be kidding Diane Feinstein
Replies: 13
Views: 1223

LoBuck wrote:Good for you Steve. You won
a Waldhiem twinkie
. Whatever that is. :?

Maybe you should share it with Jon since he answered just 5 minutes after you. :D
Steve can take that one for himself.... :shock:

And it probably was S7. S11 was introduced in 1989, not 1986.
by Crowdog
Wed Aug 24, 2005 9:57 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: You must be kidding Diane Feinstein
Replies: 13
Views: 1223

Senator Alan Cranston. He introduced the first version of the California Desert Protection Act on February 6, 1986, and in every subsequent Congress until his retirement. Was it S11?
by Crowdog
Wed Aug 24, 2005 8:37 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: You must be kidding Diane Feinstein
Replies: 13
Views: 1223

Re: Feinstein

lm34 wrote:Needed more people to vote to get her OUT!!!!!!!!!!!!
Good luck! We couldn't even muster up enough people to get rid of Boxer in 2004. Now we've got her until 2010. :shock:
by Crowdog
Wed Aug 24, 2005 7:41 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: You must be kidding Diane Feinstein
Replies: 13
Views: 1223

Don't you remember S21? The Desert Protection Act was authored by Feinstein and closed millions of acres of So. Cal desert. :evil:
by Crowdog
Wed Aug 24, 2005 8:49 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: BLM to restrict off-highway vehicle noise in Bangs Canyon
Replies: 1
Views: 396

BLM to restrict off-highway vehicle noise in Bangs Canyon

BLM to restrict off-highway vehicle noise in Bangs Canyon Wednesday, August 24, 2005 By The Daily Sentinel The Environmental Assessment released earlier this week by the Bureau of Land Management Grand Junction Field Office for the Bangs Canyon Recreation Area includes the most stringent noise regul...
by Crowdog
Mon Aug 22, 2005 6:23 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Why is corva against the audit?
Replies: 10
Views: 1517

I'm not speaking for Ed, but I have spoken to Ed directly about this. He explained that his remark was directed at the Commission's responses to the audit, not the audit itself. Several people have informed him how bad his quote sounds to the OHV community, and he was very distressed by the misunde...
by Crowdog
Sun Aug 21, 2005 7:17 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: ATV park proposed to preserve land
Replies: 0
Views: 421

ATV park proposed to preserve land

Sun, Aug. 21, 2005 ATV park proposed to preserve land By BILL GRAHAM The Kansas City Star The woods were quiet Wednesday as Michael Herron walked under ancient oaks in Hidden Valley Park. But engines had roared there. Proof showed in ruts and eroded trails cut by motorcycles and four-wheel, all-terr...
by Crowdog
Sun Aug 21, 2005 7:14 pm
Forum: Oregon Dunes
Topic: Biologists kill predators to protect plover
Replies: 0
Views: 3107

Biologists kill predators to protect plover

Biologists kill predators to protect plover By JEFF BARNARD Associated Press writer COOS BAY, Ore. -- Biologists Dave Lauten and Kathy Castelein were thrilled this spring to find four new western snowy plover nests on a stretch of bulldozed sand where they had spread countless buckets of oyster shel...
by Crowdog
Thu Aug 18, 2005 6:28 am
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: CA O.H.V. Fund Audit Released
Replies: 35
Views: 12397

http://www.sacbee.com/content/politics/story/13433752p-14274912c.html Audit blasts oversight of off-road parks State says the problem is being corrected By Alexa H. Bluth -- Bee Capitol Bureau Published 2:15 am PDT Thursday, August 18, 2005 Story appeared on Page A3 of The Bee The program in charge ...
by Crowdog
Thu Aug 18, 2005 6:23 am
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: CA O.H.V. Fund Audit Released
Replies: 35
Views: 12397

http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/news/12413229.htm Aug. 18, 2005 Off-road-vehicle funds managed poorly, audit says By Don Thompson ASSOCIATED PRESS SACRAMENTO - The California Department of Parks and Recreation spent off-highway-vehicle money on questionable purchases that included charte...
by Crowdog
Wed Aug 17, 2005 7:09 pm
Forum: Welding and Fabrication
Topic: It only took 3 seasons...
Replies: 11
Views: 6436

Nice Bush/Cheney yard sign. 8)

Frame looks good Jim.
by Crowdog
Wed Aug 17, 2005 6:27 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Officials weigh opening beaches on habitat list - SnowPlover
Replies: 11
Views: 1363

Officials weigh opening beaches on habitat list - SnowPlover

http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/news/nation/12403282.htm Officials weigh opening beaches on habitat list By Jeff Barnard ASSOCIATED PRESS Setting aside 17,000 acres of West Coast beaches as critical habitat for the western snowy plover, a threatened species, will cost coastal economies $...
by Crowdog
Sun Aug 14, 2005 9:12 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Tracy, California Do U Know anything?
Replies: 18
Views: 2119

Tracey, CA is home to one kick ***** Congressman. 8)
by Crowdog
Sun Aug 14, 2005 7:18 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Sand Hollow Utah AKA Hurricane
Replies: 5
Views: 785

I only had my wife's Yukon with me, so we didn't get too far into the dunes. :roll:
by Crowdog
Sun Aug 14, 2005 6:26 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Sand Hollow Utah AKA Hurricane
Replies: 5
Views: 785

Official name is Sand Hollow , but they are near Hurricane and have been known by that name for a long time.... Utah State Parks put in the Reservoir a few years back. We stayed at the brand new campground (no ATVs from the camp to the dunes) last Spring. Very nice camp area. The is camping availabl...
by Crowdog
Sun Aug 14, 2005 3:27 pm
Forum: Sand Mountain
Topic: Treading on a Shrine - Two Month Closure?
Replies: 0
Views: 2810

Treading on a Shrine - Two Month Closure?

http://www.coloradoan.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050814/ENTERTAINMENT06/508140301/1053 Treading on a Shrine Sacred site now an ATV playground Maxim Kniazkov For the Coloradoan Rochanne Downs, a member of the council of the local Paiute-Shoshone tribe, says that for tribal members, the mountain...
by Crowdog
Sat Aug 06, 2005 5:46 pm
Forum: St. Anthony Dunes
Topic: Living in St. Anthony? Idaho in General?
Replies: 130
Views: 67630

Julie,

Where South of SLC? Provo, Spanish Fork?

What is so great about the area?

I love Southern UT. Tons of recreational opportunities within 4 hours. Need to explore Hwy 89 from Mt. Carmel Junction to Sevier.

Jon
by Crowdog
Wed Aug 03, 2005 8:10 am
Forum: Sand Mountain
Topic: BLM approves new OHV routes at Sand Mt.
Replies: 0
Views: 2527

BLM approves new OHV routes at Sand Mt.

BLM approves new OHV routes at Sand Mt. By BURKE WASSON LVN Staff Writer In the near future, off-highway vehicle riders will have to follow designated routes at Sand Mountain. If not, for the first time, they'll pay the price. As part of an effort to preserve the habitat of plants and a rare butterf...
by Crowdog
Tue Aug 02, 2005 4:15 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Too young, too fast, too furious
Replies: 14
Views: 1742

Too young, too fast, too furious

Too young, too fast, too furious Too young, too fast, too furious A doctor says young ATV riders shouldn't be allowed on public lands By Tracy Wilson, Special to The Times Dr. Larry Foreman was nearing the end of a long shift at Arroyo Grande Community Hospital when a bloodied 12-year-old boy in lea...
by Crowdog
Mon Aug 01, 2005 7:49 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Spider Lake area closed to vehicles - Rubicon Trail
Replies: 0
Views: 393

Spider Lake area closed to vehicles - Rubicon Trail

http://www.sacbee.com/content/news/courts_legal/story/13334964p-14176983c.html Spider Lake area closed to vehicles Forest Service says a court order is likely to result in more limits. By Cathy Locke -- Bee Staff Writer Published 2:15 am PDT Monday, August 1, 2005 Off-road vehicle users blame poor m...
by Crowdog
Mon Aug 01, 2005 7:17 am
Forum: Sand Mountain
Topic: BLM to remove all monuments from Sand Mountain Oct. 1
Replies: 1
Views: 2838

BLM to remove all monuments from Sand Mountain Oct. 1

BLM to remove all monuments from Sand Mountain Oct. 1 By BURKE WASSON LVN Staff Writer While some see them as tributes to lost friends at Sand Mountain, the Bureau of Land Management views them as something else - illegal. BLM officials recently announced that all monuments on top of Sand Mountain w...
by Crowdog
Fri Jul 22, 2005 7:09 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: ORBA in DC - July 2005
Replies: 6
Views: 711

Roy did a great job. He stuffed a ton of info into 5 minutes.... Full Testimony: http://resourcescommittee.house.gov/archiv...5/roydenner.pdf Other Testimony: http://resourcescommittee.house.gov/archiv...prpl/071305.htm MOTORIZED RECREATIONAL USE ON PUBLIC LANDS TEXT OF VERBAL TESTIMONY BY: Roy Denn...
by Crowdog
Thu Jul 21, 2005 6:49 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: ‘Wildlife Extinction Bill’ threatens endangered species
Replies: 0
Views: 380

‘Wildlife Extinction Bill’ threatens endangered species

:roll: ‘Wildlife Extinction Bill’ threatens endangered species Author: Bushgreenwatch.org People's Weekly World Newspaper, 07/21/05 11:27 Rep. Richard Pombo (R-Calif.), a longtime foe of the Endangered Species Act (ESA), is about to introduce a bill that will dramatically alter the reach of the ...
by Crowdog
Thu Jul 21, 2005 6:45 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Environmentalists oppose nomination of Hall to FWS
Replies: 6
Views: 936

Mixed Reviews for Bush's Choice to Lead Fish and Wildlife Service 7/18/2005 5:45:00 PM Copyright 2005 E&E Publishing. All Rights Reserved. Allison A. Freeman, Greenwire reporter President Bush's choice to head the Fish and Wildlife Service -- a career employee who serves currently as its Southwest r...
by Crowdog
Tue Jul 19, 2005 8:55 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Hyundai moved heaven, earth, tortoises to build test facilit
Replies: 3
Views: 679

Hyundai moved heaven, earth, tortoises to build test facilit

http://www.bakersfield.com/local/story/5586474p-5559394c.html Hyundai moved heaven, earth, tortoises to build test facility By JOE MULLIN, Californian staff writer e-mail: jmullin@bakersfield.com Posted: Monday July 18th, 2005, 9:35 PM Last Updated: Monday July 18th, 2005, 11:06 PM To build a test t...
by Crowdog
Tue Jul 19, 2005 8:24 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Environmentalists oppose nomination of Hall to FWS
Replies: 6
Views: 936

Environmentalists oppose nomination of Hall to FWS

Environmentalists oppose nomination of Hall Associated Press July 19, 2005 ALBUQUERQUE (AP) - Some environmentalists are angry over President Bush's selection of H. Dale Hall as director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The nomination was sent to the Senate on Monday. Hall has been director of...

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