Over The Hills Gang
ATVAM Assists In Training Of New Conservation Officers At Camp Ripley
On July 9th, 2018, ATVAM President, George Radke, 1st VP Ron Potter, and 2nd VP Perry May, took part in the MN DNR Conservation Officer Academy, introducing and discussing the objectives and vision of ATV Minnesota with new CO candidates. Topics included Safety Training, Development of Trails, DNR Relations, ATV Rider Communications, Legislative & Lobbying efforts, Trail Ambassador Program and Q&A.
Rick Langness, President of MN4WD, also introduced his organization and promoted the fact that all motorized recreational groups are working together to promote and develop off-road rider opportunities. Thank-you to Bruce Lawrence, MN DNR Recreation Vehicle Coordinator / Division of Enforcement, for inviting ATVAM, MN4WD, MNUSA, and ARMCA to present during Recreational Vehicle Week, Conservation Officer Candidate Training, held at Camp Ripley, MN.
The You Tube video is a "Goin to the Lake" / Emily segment from WCCO /CBS TV newscast that aired on Thursday July 13th, on the WCCO/CBS TV 10pm newscast. The Over the Hills Gang ATV Club organized a 7-mile ATV ride for the WCCO crew that started at Granny's Bar and Grill and ended at Sweets & Such in Emily, MN where they were treated with ice cream. OTHG Club members brought ATV personal protective equipment, such as gloves, helmets,goggles, splash pants, and boots to ensure the safety of the WCCO crew, and conducted some safety training before the ride. Club Members brought ATV Class I machines for Meteorologist Chris Shaffer, News Anchor Liz Collin, to ride individually, and Class II ATV's to transport a cameraman, photographer, social media and promotions team member on the ride. Additional information and videos can be found on the WCCO /CBS FaceBook page.
Shown in the picture to the right is WCCO/CBS Meteorologist Chris Shaffer and News Anchor Liz Collin along with OTHG ATV Club Members and MN DNR Volunteer Trail Ambassadors Dave Kodada, Daniel Olmshenck, Ben Allen, John Halverson, Lynn Remington, Bub Moser and Perry May.
OTHG Club Hosts WCCO/CBS TV, Goin' to the Lake - Emily, MN Edition
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