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Newsroom Articles (2011)

New OHV Training Course Launched at Prairie City SVRA

October 25-28, 2011, the OHMVR Division and the Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association (ROHVA) teamed up to pilot a new off-highway vehicle training course at Prairie City SVRA.  [11/7/11] [Read more...]

Prairie City SVRA Visitor Appreciation Day

Prairie City SVRA's second annual Visitor Appreciation Day was held on October 16, 2011. The event showcased the wide variety of recreational opportunities offered at the park and coincided with the opening of the new 4x4 obstacle course. [10/24/11] [Read more...]

Monarch Butterfly Grove Opening Day

Pismo State Beach Monarch Butterfly Grove welcomes back the monarch butterflies. Opening Day celebration will be Saturday, October 29, 2011, with festivities taking place between Noon and 2pm. The event will be opened with remarks from State Park officials, and follow with fun activities for the whole family. [10/19/11] [Read more...] (Download Press Release)

The 25th International Women On Wheels® Ride-In

Attendees at the 25th International Women On Wheels® Ride-In held on July 5-7 had the opportunity to participate in OHV training activities including ATV and dirt bike training classes conducted in cooperation with Hollister Hills SVRA and Santa Clara's Motorcyle County Park. [9/1/11] [Read more...]

CASSP Workshop at Hollister Hills SVRA

April 30 through May 1, 2011, the California Archaeological Stewardship Program (CASSP) and the OHMVR Division held a workshop at Hollister Hills SVRA to train new site stewards and begin a site monitoring program at Hollister Hills SVRA. [8/23/11] [Read more...]

OHMVR Division Helps Out at 2011 Jeepers Jamboree

Photo of the Jeepers JamboreeThursday, July 28th, the OHMVR Division helped kick-off the 59th Annual Jeepers Jamboree at the Loon Lake entrance to the world-renown Rubicon Trail. Division staff were there to hand out educational material and spread the word about safe and responsible trail use. [7/29/11]

OHMVR Division Participates in 'Pride of the Mountains' Car Show

Photo of the Pride of the Mountains Car ShowSaturday, July 16th, the OHMVR Division participated in Georgetown’s first annual 'Pride of the Mountains' car show. Georgetown is one of the gateways to the famous Rubicon Trail and Division staff were there to spread the word about safe and responsible trail use and the economic value of the Rubicon Trail to local communities. The event was well attended by both car show participants and attendees. The overall impression of the OHMVR Division’s participation was positive and area residents were grateful for this outreach effort on behalf of their community and the fantastic recreation opportunities nearby. [7-19-11]

Radio Rock-otillo Is On The Air

Ocotillo Wells SVRA audibly unwrapped its new public information radio station just in time for the Holidays.  Located on AM 1620, “Radio Rock-otillo” will broadcast interpretive program advertising, natural resource messages, visitor information, and safety advice. [2-23-11]