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Upcoming Events

AOHVA AGM

  • Date: Sunday, May 28th, 2017
  • Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Location: Best Western Premier
  • Freeport Inn and Suites
    86 Freeport Boulevard N.E.
    Calgary, AB

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*Please advise of your attendance so we can make the necessary refreshment and snack arrangements by May 24th, 2017.

Breaking News

Stewardship Days demonstrate OHV users’ care for the environment

Annual events dedicated to building and maintaining Alberta’s multi-use trail network

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Be Safe. Be Responsible. Be Respectful. Be Courteous

AOHVA Campaign promotes OHV rider etiquette while enjoying Alberta’s natural landscapes

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AOHVA reminds all OHV users that safety is a top priority

Information, Safety and Education Programs available to riders of all ages

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Alberta introduces OHV Helmet Law May 15, 2017

As of May 15, 2017, CSA-compliant helmets must be worn by OHV users when riding on public land. Public land means Crown land, including areas that have been designated for public OHV use, public roadway and highway rights-of-way.

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Road and Trail Closures

The Waiparous Creek Bridge Project (Ghost Public Land Use Zone, PLUZ) will be constructed in the summer of 2017. Recreational users should be aware of changes to this area, including road and recreational trail closures; effective May 10, 2017 – August 30, 2017.

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May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month is the Motorcyclists Confederation of Canada’s national initiative to promote motorcycle safety among all road and trail users across Canada.

Show your commitment to motorcycle safety and help make Canada one of the safest places in the world to ride a motorcycle.

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AOHVA makes formal submission to Alberta Environment and Parks; Castle Parks Draft Management Plan

The Government of Alberta is currently enacting the biggest change to land use in the province in 30 years. With that in mind, AOHVA took the opportunity to provide the government with some important insight and information. It is our hope that AOHVA and the Government of Alberta, Environment and Parks will work together to establish a foundation from which to fortify Alberta’s parks and public spaces, ensuring they are places all Albertans can enjoy.

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ACESS submits proposal for Castle Draft Management Plan

The Alberta Committee for Eastern Slopes Stewardship (ACESS) has prepared this proposal for a model of open camping within the Castle Parks area. This proposal is designed to address the existing demand for open (random) access camping within the Castle Parks area in an economically and environmentally sustainable manner to providing the diverse camping experiences Albertans currently engage in.

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Current Bulletins

Alberta introduces OHV Helmet Law May 15, 2017

As of May 15, 2017, CSA-compliant helmets must be worn by OHV users when riding on public land. Public land means Crown land, including areas that have been designated for public OHV use, public roadway and highway rights-of-way.

Read More...

Road and Trail Closures

The Waiparous Creek Bridge Project (Ghost Public Land Use Zone, PLUZ) will be constructed in the summer of 2017. Recreational users should be aware of changes to this area, including road and recreational trail closures; effective May 10, 2017 – August 30, 2017.

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OHV Helmet Requirements

On December 6th, Bill 36 An Act to Enhance Off-Highway Vehicle Safety, passed third reading in the Alberta Legislature with wide support from all parties. The bill will make helmets a requirement for OHV use on public land in Alberta.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

McLean Creek trails temporary disrupted

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Public and Stakeholder Consultations

AIO - Status: Phase 3 consultations on the Draft South Saskatchewan Regional Plan are underway.

he Government of Alberta is looking for your feedback on the Draft South Saskatchewan Regional Plan (2013) for southern Alberta. From November 5 through November 28, public information sessions and stakeholder workshops will be hosted in 18 locations in southern Alberta and in Edmonton, Red Deer and Drumheller. Detailed information regarding dates and locations of the consultation sessions is offered below.

We ask that you RSVP for stakeholder workshops to ssrp@stantec.com or call 403-716-8325. Workshop times are from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Public sessions run from 4:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. and since they are open house sessions, there isn't any need to call ahead to reserve a seat.

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Whether you are able or unable to attend these sessions, provide your comments through an online workbook or print and complete the Discussion Guide - Draft South Saskatchewan Regional Plan Workbook (2013). The completed paper version should be submitted to:

SSRP Phase 3 Workbook
Land Use Secretariat
9th Floor, 10035 - 108 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3E1

In order for your input to be used to inform the development of the South Saskatchewan Regional Plan, your submission of this workbook must be received, either by mail or online, by January 15, 2014.

Check the AESRD Blog for regular consultation updates or visit South Saskatchewan Region for more information. Summaries of all input received through the consultation sessions and completed workbooks will be available on the SSRP Consultation page. Please join the conversation - your input will help define the future of southern Alberta.

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