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A Few Questions on Power Saw Use in the Wilderness
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What does it take for the Forest Service change their ingrained culture of disdain for the use of power saws for wilderness trail maintenance? Hands of Forest Service employees for wilderness trail maintenance has been allowed repeatedly. Powered rock drills and portable generators are permissible. Power saw use in the … Read More

Metolius-Windigo Trail is designated an Oregon Scenic Trail
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Central Oregon Oregon Equestrian Trails and East Cascades Back Country Horsemen (ECBCH) are very pleased to announce that the Metolius-Windigo Trail has been awarded the designation as an official Oregon Scenic Trail. OET has been working on obtaining this designation for the past two years, and it’s great to see our … Read More

Territorial Riders Annual Poker Ride was a Resounding Success
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The Territorial Riders Annual Poker Ride last Sunday (July 6th) was a resounding success. We had over 160 riders take part in the fundraiser out at the Horning Seed Orchard, 27004 S Sheckley Rd., Colton, OR 97017. The ride took  place on the Horning Seed Orchard and the surrounding BLM land. A … Read More

Celebrating 50 Years of American Wilderness
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Back Country Horsemen of Oregon Celebrate 50 Year Anniversary of the American Wilderness Act. Each chapter is planning Work-parties and Events through out the year to help celebrate the 50 Year Anniversary of the American Wilderness Act. For more details on how you can get involved visit Celebrating 50 Years of American … Read More

BCHA Gets the Job Done with Low Impact on the Land
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 17, 2013 Peg Greiwe, peg@backcountryhorse.com Back Country Horsemen of America Gets the Job Done with Low Impact on the Land by Sarah Wynne Jackson Back Country Horsemen of America cherishes our wild lands and they make sure that everything they do has the lowest impact possible on … Read More

BCHA Gives Youth a Leg Up on Tomorrow
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Across the nation, Back Country Horsemen of America leads the campaign of saving trails for horse use. They cherish America’s equestrian heritage and seek to preserve our right to ride horses on public lands for many generations to come. The next generation is here with us now; children of all … Read More