Ever wonder what that acronym means?? When reading the various news reports about issues affecting motorized recreation and public lands, a number of terms and letter combinations are used. If you need to know the meaning of ACEC, NEPA, or WSA, MUIRNet Glossaries is now on-line and provides a definition of those and many other terms.
With each congressional session, many bills are introduced that have an impact on recreation. A list of select legislation being considered by the 112th Congress is now available for on-line review. The NRC-legislation list is updated monthly.
And, the economic impact of recreation is often mentioned. Recreation is viewed as a growth industry and a significant contributor to public lands and local communities. A collection of economic impact studies is now available for download and review.