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Election Results from CAMTB’s 2024 Annual Meeting

Election Results from CAMTB’s 2024 Annual Meeting

CAMTB recently hosted its Annual Board of Directors Meeting, which in addition to approving its annual work plan and budget, also includes its Officers and Directors elections. The election results are in and we are pleased to announce the 2024 CAMTB Leadership Team. Staff, Officers, and Directors Board Emeritus Please join us in thanking all above for their service and […]

2024 State Legislative Session is Open

2024 State Legislative Session is Open

Photo by Anne Wernikoff for CalMatters California legislators returned to Sacramento on January 3, for the 2024 California State Legislative session. Top of mind for law and policymakers this year is most certain be the state budget shortfall and the 2024 election. All 80 Assembly seats and half the 40 Senate seats are up for re-election. To complicate matters, the […]

AB 1150 Brings Outdoors for All One Step Closer to Reality

AB 1150 Brings Outdoors for All One Step Closer to Reality

More Opportunity for Californians to Access California State Parks Last fall, Gov. Newsom signed AB 1150: Parks and Recreation Omnibus into law. This was top-priority legislation for the coalition, as it made the outdoors, and CA State Parks in particular, more accessible to all. AB1150 expands the eligibility of the Golden Bear Pass. This existing state program provides free access […]

Here Comes Winter?

Here Comes Winter?

New season, new dreams, and keeping the flame. Happy Holidays from all of us from the California Mountain Biking Coalition.  It has been a stellar year for coalition and we couldn’t have done it without our community of trail stewards & advocates, as well as supporters like you.  Thanks to you, CAMTB has:  In the final days of 2023, help […]

CAMTB Teen Ambassador News

CAMTB Teen Ambassador News

Apply for Cohort 2! CAMTB’s Teen Ambassador Program is rooted in NICA’s Teen Trail Corps’ SPEAK, SERVE, RIDE, and RESPECT principles and the SoCal League’s WRMB Challenge Values, both of which focus on the non-racing aspects of cycling. The program aims to educate student-athletes about the world of cycling advocacy and inspire a culture of service and personal action. Ambassadors will work alongside our advocacy team, […]

Canyon Bike Giveaway Winner Announcement

Canyon Bike Giveaway Winner Announcement

Earlier this fall CAMTB partnered with Canyon and SRAM to help raise funding to support CAMTB’s state-level trail and cycling advocacy. Everyone who donated $5 or more to CAMTB by Nov 10 and was automatically entered into a drawing to win one of two stellar prizes – a new Canyon Spectral CF 8 K.I.S. (MSRP $4,699) or a new SRAM XX Eagle Transmission AXS Groupset (MSRP $2,299). […]

2023 State Legislative Session Wraps Up

2023 State Legislative Session Wraps Up

Key State Parks Legislation Advances. Climate Bond and e-Bike Legislation Now Slated For 2024 Session. Updated Oct 27, 2023 The 2023 Legislative session wrapped up Friday, Sep. 15th, and Gov. Newsom has made his final decisions on all legislation. We are pleased to share that three bills that CAMTB advocated for this year have passed including: Additional Legislative Updates: AB […]

Assembly Bill 1150 Clears Major Milestone!

Assembly Bill 1150 Clears Major Milestone!

Parks Omnibus Bill Passes State Senate and Assembly – Heads to Governor’s Desk for Final Consideration Updated 09.15.2023 Feature Image Courtesy of Outdoor Outreach On June 26, the Senate Natural Resource & Water Committee combined the spirit of AB 1150, AB 720, and AB 411, into a single omnibus bill, now referred to AB 1150 Parks and Recreation: Omnibus. As […]

Critical CA State Parks Legislation Signed by Governor

Critical CA State Parks Legislation Signed by Governor

Post Updated: Sep 11, 2023 Newsom Approves Sen. Dodd’s SB 668: State Park Operating Agreements Senate Bill 668 (Dodd), extends the ability of the CA State Parks (i.e. Dept. of Parks & Recreation) to enter into agreements with nonprofits for the purpose of operating and maintaining park facilities, improving parks, and reducing their overhead. Support State Park Partners! “California parks […]

Assm Garcia Hosts Listening Session for Sierra Nevada Stakeholders to Discuss AB 1567 Climate Bond

Assm Garcia Hosts Listening Session for Sierra Nevada Stakeholders to Discuss AB 1567 Climate Bond

Introduced earlier this year, AB 1567, officially the Safe Drinking Water, Wildfire Prevention, Drought Preparation, Flood Protection, Extreme Heat Mitigation, Clean Energy, and Workforce Development Bond Act of 2024, would in its current form authorize the issuance of bonds totaling $15.9 billion to finance projects for safe drinking water, wildfire prevention, drought preparation, flood protection, extreme heat mitigation, clean energy, […]