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Old 11-21-2016, 07:21 AM
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mud bogging

The freedom of mud bogging is to become a pastime of the past.

The Province of B.C. has taken a firm stand on mud bogging, which is an activity where people drive around on Crown land in an off-road utility vehicle.

This once recreational pastime, is now considered a crime in B.C. and those who are caught breaking the law can face penalties, including a $575 fine, a vehicle tow or impoundment, expenses related to habitat restoration or even jail time.

The Ministry of Forest, Lands and Natural Resource Operations says mud bogging disrupts the ecological foundations of B.C.’s natural areas and, in sensitive sites, the damage can be catastrophic.

Minister Steve Thomson says “everyone is encouraged to enjoy public forests and range lands but to stay safe a tread lightly. Most people who use Crown land act responsibly, but the damage caused by mud bogging is not only ugly, it has negative effects on previous fish and wildlife habitat.”

The public is encouraged to report suspicious activities and environmental damage to the province’s toll-free, 24-hour phone line. The phone number is 1-877-952-7277.

For more information on the off-road Vehicle Management Framework:

A brochure about responsible off-road vehicle use is at:
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Old 11-21-2016, 02:21 PM
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This is kind of old news
They started this a few years ago In Kelowna
I seem to remember guys getting the fines because trucks where muddy
Not caught in the act
About the time they shut postal down I believe
But thanks for sharing it

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Old 11-21-2016, 02:29 PM
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I knew I had read that before
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Old 11-22-2016, 10:02 AM
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Taking golf carts where they don't belong
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