MASTER MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
between
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOREST SERVICE
and
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SNOWMOBILE ADMINISTRATORS
INTERNATIONAL SNOWMOBILE TOURISM COUNCIL
INTERNATIONAL SNOWMOBILE MEDIA COUNCIL
INTERNATIONAL SNOWMOBILE COUNCIL
and the
INTERNATIONAL SNOWMOBILE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION
 

This Master Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is made and entered into between the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, hereinafter referred to as FS, and the International Association of Snowmobile Administrators (IASA), International Snowmobile Tourism Council (ISTC), International Snowmobile Media Council (ISMC), International Snowmobile Counci (ISC), and the International Snowmobile Industry Association (ISIA), hereinafter referred to by their initials or collectively as "cooperators".

I. PURPOSE

The purpose of this MOU is to establish a general framework of cooperation upon which mulually beneficial programs, work projects, and snowmobile activities may be planned and accomplished on National Forest lands. Such programs, projects, and activities complement the FS mission and are in the best interests of the public.

II. INTRODUCTION

The FS is a land management organization dedicated to the wise management of the Nation's natural resources for a variety of uses and activities, including outdoor recreation, and is interested in provicing snowmobile opportunities that are environmentally sensitive, educational, enjoyable and provide economic stimulus.

The cooperators represent the organized snowmobiling public/industry and are the recognized leaders in establishing snowmobile ethics, safety standards, volunteerism, and fostering appropriate land use management on Federal and non-Federal lands. The cooperators may desire to use the National Forest for recreational purposes, provide support, and volunteer labor to the FS for accomplishment of mutually beneficial projects or activities.

In consideration of the above premises, the parties agree as follows:

Ill. THE FS WILL:
 

IV. THE COOPERATORS WILL

 

  V. IT IS MUTUALLY AGREED AND UNDERSTOOD BY AND BETWEEN THE SAID PARTIES THAT:  

Brent Botts                                     Roy William Muth
USDA Forest Service                      International Snowmobile Industry Assoc.
RGR&WM 4CEN AUD                     3975 University Drive
P.O. Box 96090                              Suite 310
Washington, D.C. 20090-6090         Fairfax. VA 22030
(202) 205-1313                              (703) 273-9605

 

This document was optically scanned. Errors in character recognition may be present.


This document was prepared by Wild Wilderness. To learn more about ongoing industry-backed congressional efforts to motorize, commercialize, and privatize America's public lands, contact:

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