BLM Site Stewardship Program

Became Site Stewards for an archeology site in the Panamint Mountains in 2003 Won the CA4WDC Conservation Award for the Southern District for our conservation efforts of this site for the years 2002, 2004 and 2005.

BLM Conservation Projects

Fenced off dangerous mine shafts in the area Organized clean-up efforts Provided vehicles to transport BLM Desert Advisory Council on field trip of Nightmare Gulch Helped install big game guzzler for NWC/BLM on NWC land Assisted BLM/Boy Scout Eagle Project…

Have Provided Testimony

U.S. Senators at Senate hearings opposing the California Desert Protection Act U.S. Congressman at Congressional hearing opposing the CDPA County Supervisors at 2 recent Citizen’s Hearings opposing the CDPA

California Association of 4WD Clubs, Inc. Awards

Won the CA4WDC Conservation Award for the Southern District for our conservation efforts for the years 2002, 2004, 2005 and 2009. Won the CA4WDC State Conservation Award for our conservation efforts of the Cerro Gordo Ghost Town for the year…

Public service activities have included:

Johnny Horizon cleanups in co-operation with CORL and the BLM. Supporting Ridgecrest Improvement Committee’s Fund Raising Dinner. Assisting in forming foundations and framing the same committee’s building at the Golf Center project. Provided vehicles and drivers for the California State…

Road Inventory/Mapping 2005

In response to the new public land use policy that would soon go into effect The California Association of 4 Wheel Drive Clubs had called on all member clubs to participate in an inventory of all roads and trails in their area….

Club History

We began as a loose-knit group of 4-wheeling families, calling themselves at first, the “Indian Wells 4WD Club” and the “High Desert 4-Wheelers”. While on an outing in Saline Valley in October of 1971, they decided to become an official…

First Meeting

In December of 1971 they had their first official meeting and elections. FIRST ELECTED OFFICERS: • President: Dean Karlberg• 1st Vice-President: Frank Stevens• 2nd Vice-President: Noel Gravell • Secretary: Jan Felsen• Treasurer: Wanda Tabb BOARD OF DIRECTORS: • Clyde Burton• Dave Perry • Bob Windhardt FUNDING FAMILIES: • Bill &…