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I want to go this year (ejs)

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by CK5, Dec 4, 2000.

  1. CK5

    CK5 In my underwear Administrator Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    Greetings:
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    > The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is in the process of deciding
    > whether or not to re-issue the 5-year permit for the Easter Jeep Safari
    > (EJS) in Moab Utah. The BLM will complete a Determination of NEPA
    > Adequacy (DNA). A DNA is a review of any existing National Environmental
    >
    > Policy Act (NEPA) documents to determine if the analysis contained
    > therein is adequate for the approval of a related project. A NEPA
    > document (in this case, an Environmental Assessment or "EA") is an
    > analysis of the environmental impacts of a certain project or event,
    > such as the Safari. An EA for the Safari was completed in 1995, which
    > supplemented an extensive analysis completed in 1990.
    >
    > The BLM has announced a public comment period for the purpose of
    > inviting the public and other interested parties to express concerns on
    > any issues NOT covered in the previous EA's. The comment period ends
    > December 15, 2000.
    >
    > Suggested Comments:
    >
    > After reviewing both EA's, it's clear that the BLM has done an excellent
    >
    > job of analyzing the impacts of the Safari. We do not believe that there
    >
    > are any additional environmental concerns not covered in these
    > documents.
    >
    > However, Wilderness Advocacy Groups (WAGS) in Utah have already
    > expressed concerns to the BLM. Clearly, they do not like the fact that
    > the Red Rock 4-Wheelers host one of the most well managed and successful
    >
    > OHV events in the nation. It flies in the face of their claim that any
    > and all OHV use is abuse. Additionally, photos of the EJS have appeared
    > in several media presentations about OHV abuse on public lands. Mike
    > Matz, a national WAG operative and former Southern Utah Wilderness
    > Alliance (SUWA) Director has been quoted in the press as saying
    > "Wilderness is the best way to deal with the ORV problem". We expect
    > them to raise a fuss.
    >
    > There are 2 important points you may want to make to the BLM if you wish
    >
    > to comment. Here are some suggestions:
    > · Remind the BLM that the effort to add additional Wilderness Study
    > Areas (WSA)* is the subject of a lawsuit by the State of Utah, Utah
    > Association of Counties and others. This highly controversial action on
    > the part of the agency should not affect the permit of the EJS.
    > · The Red Rock 4-Wheelers have spent over 30 years developing a trail
    > system for the EJS that has eliminated unacceptable environmental
    > impacts. The Red Rockers have championed responsible vehicle use of
    > Utah's backcountry and taught "Tread Lightly" and "Minimum Impact
    > Practices" to countless OHV enthusiasts.
    > The Address is:
    > Bill Stringer
    > Bureau of Land Management
    > 82 East Dogwood
    > Moab UT 84532
    >
    > Thanks,
    > We'll keep you updated on the progress of permit approval process.
    > Brian Hawthorne
    > Utah Shared Access Alliance
    >
    > *The BLM is in a process of designating an additional 2.6 million acres
    > of WSA's in Utah. Information is available at:
    > http://www.usa-all.com/orig/toc.htm (click the "URGENT" button).
    >
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  2. Emmettology 101

    Emmettology 101 3/4 ton status

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    That would be nice to have a Group of K5's show up for the trail ride! :) LOL

    Mike [​IMG]
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  3. realsquash

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  4. CK5

    CK5 In my underwear Administrator Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    Nope, not yet.

    Steve
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  5. realsquash

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  6. CK5

    CK5 In my underwear Administrator Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    We do belong to United, I need to stick there logo on the site though.

    Steve
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  7. BurbinOR

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    Speaking of United, are we supposed to get any info on our membership, or stickers, etc.?

    <font color=black>'79 - 406 TPI -<font color=orange> K5#5 - <font color=blue>See it at---&gt;http://www.blazzinor.coloradok5.com
     
  8. CK5

    CK5 In my underwear Administrator Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    For some reason they sent all the stickers to me last week, I will try and get them out tonight while I watch MNF.

    Steve
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  9. blazer72

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    Can we join now!!!

    I understand the jeep thing I drive a BLAZER!!

    Ken
     
  10. mudfanatic

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    If you missed the group sign up and would like to join now please do it individually.
    Individual sign up rates are the same as individuals in a group, $8.00 per person per year.
    Thank you for the interest.

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