Archive for October 2014

President’s Message by Steve Burson 10/30

Well it is the end of October and for most of the river outfitters the boats are cleaned and rolled up.  For the land based guys their mules are up to their bellies in either snow or mud. And everyone is anxious for the annual IOGA meeting in Boise in early December. I am writing…

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Vice President’s Message by Will Judge 10/01

Like any organization, IOGA’s well being and effectiveness heavily depends on the quality and the willingness of its leadership. IOGA continues to benefit from those folks who step forward from the ranks to fill leadership positions. In fact, quality leadership is essential. I would encourage every member to consider stepping up and throwing your “hat in the…

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More Support Needed for Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act 10/09

Upwards of 90% of Idaho’s special use permitted outfitters operate on lands managed by USFS and BLM. Critical ingredients regarding the future of outfitting on these public lands is currently the focus of H.R. 5204, the Modernization of the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act. We need more letters to Congress supporting this legislation as votes…

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