WILDFIRE RECOVERY ORGANIZATION SIGNS MASTER AGREEMENT WITH FOREST SERVICE OAKLEY, CA (Feb. 17) – The Post Wildfire OHV Recovery Alliance (PWORA) is proud to announce that it was successful in completing its Master Participating Agreement (MPA) with the USDA, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region (R5) located in Vallejo, California. The purpose of this agreement […]
Over the last couple of months while the Covid-19 virus was in its early stage in the USA, PWORA has been continuing its work to build capacity to help restore and recovery OHV recreation facilities impacted by natural disasters. Many of those efforts include submitting CA OHV grant applications, working on our FS Master Agreement, […]
OAKLEY, CA (March 2) – On March 2, 2020, the Post Wildfire OHV Recovery Alliance (PWORA) submitted OHV grant proposals to the California State Parks Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Division for areas on the Mendocino National Forest that were impacted by the 2018 Ranch Fire. PWORA submitted the following two grant applications; a restoration […]
OAKLEY, CA (Feb. 18) – The Post Wildfire OHV Recovery Alliance (PWORA) is asking for public input for potential OHV grants proposals to the California State Parks Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Division for areas on the Mendocino National Forest that were impacted by the 2018 Ranch Fire. PWORA is considering applying for the following grants; a restoration […]
OAKLEY, CA – Oct. 21 – The Post Wildfire OHV Recovery Alliance (PWORA) is pleased to announce it has received a Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative (OAI) grant of $15,000 dollars to purchase and outfit a post natural disaster Rapid Response Trailer. The grant was awarded as part of Yamaha’s OAI to promote responsible riding and […]
The recent post and cable armoring project at Summit Valley is a great example of how non-profit partners and volunteers can bring much needed resources to assist the Forest Service in their long-term post-wildfire rehabilitation program. READ THE FULL ARTICLE ON THE PWORA BLOG.
OAKLEY, CA (May 29) – The Post Wildfire OHV Recovery Alliance (PWORA) received notification late last week from the IRS that it is a public charity and is therefore exempt from federal income tax under the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 501 (c) (3). That classification allows donors to deduct contributions by make under IRC […]
The Post Wildfire OHV Recovery Alliance (PWORA), formed to orchestrate and organize volunteers to bring back OHV, 4×4, dirt bike, and all recreational access trails after terrible fire seasons, held its first ever work weekend recovering infrastructure on the Chappie-Shasta OHV Area on BLM managed lands in Northern California. Read the full article on nohvcc.org.
Though the group of Jeepers and off-roaders dedicated to rebuilding off-highway vehicle trails in the wake of devastating wildfires only formed a few months ago, it has already contributed to the reopening of one such trail and aims to have several more back in operation in the coming months. Read the full article on hemmings.com.