Archive for the ‘News’ Category

COVID-19 Updates

Please see the link below for guidelines from the CDC for parks and recreational facilities.  This is really good information – from which you can build your own customized operating plans for your campgrounds, resorts, marinas, pack stations and other facilities you may have.

CDC resources for parks and recreational facilities-

We are very fortunate to have our vendor member InterWest Insurance providing some helpful documents for you to use in your planning for operating this summer.  Please see Dante’s […]

Federal Register Notices

Proposed New Campground and Boat Launch fees at Kisatchie National Forest

The Forest Service recently issued a notice
that it is proposing new fees to be charged at the Kisatchie National
Forest.  The fees include a new $5 per day fee for the local boat launch
and new $10 camping fees at two campgrounds that have amenities.  The
full details are available here. If you are […]

Ranger of the Year – Press Releases

NFRA is very proud to honor recreation professionals who go ‘above and beyond’ to exemplify the partnerships that are so critical to the success of recreation services on public lands.

These individuals truly ‘walk the talk’ and each of them are very deserving of their awards.

The following press releases tell the stories of our ‘Rangers of the Year.’

2010 – Rhonda Bishop and Kathy Moore

2011 – John Cameron

2012 – Hern Crane

2014 – Karen Finlayson and Molly Fuller

2015 […]

Going Outdoors is Good for the Economy

Your Next Trip to the Great Outdoors Helps the Economy

NFRA Board


News Clips

Federal judge tosses lawsuit against three southwest Montana timber projects

Here is a very good article discussing a recent judge’s ruling to dismiss 3 lawsuits that were originally filed to stop Forest Health projects. It shows the planning efforts since 2011 – and the subsequent delays to get this work competed on the ground.

Lawsuit seeks to stop Idaho forest project

Unfortunately, lawsuits to block forest management to improve conditions for wildlife continue to bog down the Forest […]