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  • Four-wheelin' for fee

    Four-wheel-drive recreationists protest the Forest Service's new $5 per vehicle fee to enter Canyon Creek near Ouray, Colorado.

  • Mud-boggers get mud in their eye

    Twenty Sheridan, Wyo., four-wheelers have been fined for destroying national forest land last June during their annual "Spring Run" across the Bighorn National Forest.

  • Agency will try to track trails

    The BLM has released a new plan for managing off-highway vehicle use on public lands across the country.

  • Coalition finds harmony in the backcountry

    In Idaho, the Winter Coalition has brought together snowmobilers and Nordic skiers to zone winter recreation uses in the Sawtooth National Forest.

  • Mudfest debacle muddies off-roaders' future

    When two Boulder, Colo., disc jockeys invited four-wheelers to an impromptu rally at nearby Caribou Flats, the resulting "Mudfest" wrecked private land and alpine wetlands and stained the reputation of the state's ORVers.

  • ORVs named one of top threats

    A Wilderness Society report says that off-road vehicle use is one of the most serious threats to wild places.

  • A gutsy activist challenges a powerful industry

    California homeowner Karen Schambach puts together a report documenting the abuses of off-highway vehicles and the lack of enforcement of environmental regulations.

  • Will bears get a break?

    As ATV and snowmobile use increases in the backcountry, Montana wildlife advocates are worried that the machines and the roads they make will harm grizzly bears.

  • Off-road riders told to stay on the road

    Throughout the West, off-road vehicles of all sorts are facing new regulations about where they can and can't go on public lands.

  • ORVs run wild and free in Utah

    In Utah, off-road vehicle recreation is exploding on the public lands, and beleaguered BLM officials are having trouble keeping up.

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