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December 12, 2021

The SOAR Act Needs Your Voice This Week

On Thursday, December 2nd, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a a┬áhearing on nine recreation bil…
June 10, 2021

COA Submits Written Testimony to the House on the 2021 SOAR Act

This week, the Coalition for Outdoor Access (COA) submitted written testimony to the House Natural Resources Committ…
March 30, 2021

USFS COVID Recreation Guidance

The US Forest Service has published guidance for use of forest service land and recreation operations during COVID-1…
March 22, 2020

Calling All Outfitters and Guides Operating on Forest Service Land!

Do you guide and work on US Forest Service trails? Have you felt the impact of the USFS trail maintenance backlog wh…
October 31, 2019

Senate Committee Hearing on the SOAR Act

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a legislative hearing on the Simplifying Outdoor Access for R…
September 20, 2019

House Subcommittee Hearing on the SOAR Act

On Sept. 19, 2019, the Simplifying Outdoor Access for Recreation (SOAR Act), H.R. 3879, and the Recreation Not Red T…
August 15, 2019

Brief History of the SOAR Act

By Paul Sanford, The Wilderness Society The Coalition for Outdoor Access’ highest policy priority is passage of the …
July 28, 2019

History of the Coalition For Outdoor Access

Difficulties in obtaining outfitter-guide permits on National Forests have restricted many outdoor organizations fro…

MISSION

The mission of the Coalition for Outdoor Access (COA) is to increase access to public lands for guided outdoor recreation and education activities.