COHVO sponsoring 10th Annual OHV Management Workshop in June


April 22, 2010 (announcement date)
June 17 – 20, 2010 (event date)

  10th Annual OHV Management Workshop
“Making It Work: Where Do We Go From Here?”
June 17-20, 2010 in Gunnison, Colorado

This Special Workshop is FREE For Enthusiasts with FREE Lodging for qualified club reps.

Sponsored by the Colorado Off Highway Vehicle Coalition (COHVCO) with assistance from: NOHVCC, BRC, US Forest Service, BLM and Colorado State Parks.

The purpose of this workshop is to assist the US Forest Service, BLM and other stakeholders in gaining knowledge and developing skills and partnerships that will result in long-term sustainability and improvement of trail systems.

The workshop is an educational forum with a combined audience of off-highway vehicle recreation land management decision makers, recreation planners, resource specialists and leadership representatives from Volunteer Recreational Enthusiasts Organizations.

This collaborative effort helps to build camaraderie and a sense of understanding among agencies and different user groups.

Land Management Agency personnel and can sit down one on one in a relaxed, educational forum and discuss local issues, and develop the needed contacts to interact closely on the status and implementation of designated OHV Routes with
Travel and Resource Management Planning.

Included will be educational discussions of OHV Management Techniques, Volunteer Stewardship, issues and general principles:

  • To develop the strategies and skills necessary to implement decisions made under the US Forest Service Travel Management Rule and BLM Resource Management Plans.
  • To improve working relationships and increase partnerships and resources between the US Forest Service, state and local agencies, the OHV industry, OHV enthusiasts, and other stakeholders to maintain and improve the designated route system on public lands.
  • To facilitate efforts to improve volunteer effectiveness, organization, and enthusiast involvement in trail system management by examining a variety of techniques to achieve required trail maintenance, monitoring and OHV trail signing protocols and principles.
  • To better understand the NEPA process and how to work effectively with land managers and make comments during the agency process.
  • A focused approach with an emphasis on sustainability of existing designated trail systems and building toward a future where the design, planning, and implementation of reviewed principles can help to create a successful trail system.

Check In and evening VIP Welcome Reception

  • Hors d’oeuvres and Cash Bar provided

OPTIONAL Thursday Sessions:

  • Trail Crew Leader, Maintenance and Construction Skills Training.
  • Certification in ATV and Dirt Bike Safety. 
  • OHV Sound Emissions Public Education and Awareness Training.


  • Agency & Enthusiast Classroom Sessions
  • Continental Breakfast and Lunch provided with planned Networking Dinner on own


  • Agency & Enthusiast Classroom Sessions and Location Rides with Field Discussions
  • Continental Breakfast and Box Lunch provided
  • Club Sponsored BBQ Donation Dinner


  • Enthusiast Tailgate Sessions and Location Rides with Field Discussions
  • Continental Breakfast and Box Lunch provided

Please mark this on your calendars and REGISTER NOW to attend.


For a more information, please contact:

Corey Corbett
Click Here to download a Registration Form