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USFS seeking comments on OHV grants

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February 10, 2014 06:05PM
Forest Service Seeks Public Comment for Preliminary Off-Highway Vehicle Grant Applications

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., February 10, 2014 –The San Bernardino National Forest will be seeking public input for their upcoming State of California Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division (OHMVRD) grants that will be submitted on March 3, 2014.

California state regulations require public input prior to the preliminary application deadline in this fund allocation process. The agreements support Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) management activities on the national forest, including operations and maintenance, law enforcement, development, planning, restoration and education and safety.

The State of California Department of Parks and Recreation and the San Bernardino National Forest have maintained a successful partnership for more than 28 years, with funding assistance for well-managed OHV recreation on National Forest lands. In 2013, the Forest was successful in obtaining over five hundred thousand dollars in grant funds to provide the public with world-class OHV recreation opportunities.

We are encouraging the public to provide suggestions for grants that will better the OHV program. Two workshops will be held on the following dates at these locations:

February 12, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Sizzler Restaurant, 1461 S. Rimpula Ave., Corona, CA

February 19, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm Holiday Express 9750 Key Point Ave., Hesperia, CA

If you are unable to attend the meetings, or have any questions, the Forest Service would like to receive your input to this application. The preference for receiving comments is by email. Please send comments to: dkopp@fs.fed.us by February 20, 2014 with the words “OHV Grant Application” in the subject line. If you are unable to send comments electronically, you may send them to the following address:

OHV Grant Application
Deveree Kopp
Big Bear Ranger Station
P.O. Box 290
Fawnskin, CA 92333

USFS seeking comments on OHV grants

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