Public Comments Requested on the 2010 Off-Highway Vehicle Grant Applications Open House to be Held March 23
Bishop, CA (February 26, 2010)...The Inyo National Forest and the Bishop Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management have submitted preliminary applications to the Off Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Division for the 2010 Grant cycle. Both agencies are now requesting comments on this year’s applications. The preliminary applications being submitted this year continue the many important and ongoing efforts between the Inyo National Forest, the BLM, the California State Off Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division, and interested stakeholders, at improving OHV opportunities on the ground. The focus of these grants includes improvements to OHV routes, facilities, and signing, as well as restoration of impacted areas, law enforcement, and educational programs.
The OHMVR grants provide funding to help protect, maintain, and enhance OHV programs.
The public may view and comment on these applications and all the other grant applications on the OHMVR Division website: http://www.ohv.parks.ca.gov/. Preliminary applications will also be available for review Tuesday March 2 through Monday April 1, 2010 at the BLM and Forest Service offices located at 351 Pacu Lane in Bishop, just behind the DMV office.