Open House for USFS and BLM 2018 Off-Highway Vehicle Grants Scheduled for March 20

Release Date: Mar 2, 2018  

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Open House for USFS and BLM 2018 Off-Highway Vehicle Grants Scheduled for March 20

BISHOP, Calif. - The Inyo National Forest (USFS) and the Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office (BLM) have submitted preliminary applications for grant funds from the California State Parks Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Division to enhance and manage motorized recreation. The agencies invite your comments on the preliminary grant applications.

These and all other applicants’ grant requests, as well as detailed instructions about the process and how to comment can be viewed on the OHMVR website at www.ohv.parks.ca.gov/.  Comments should be submitted directly through the division website and sent to the responsible agency from March 6 until April 2, 2018. 

The two agencies will hold an informal open house from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The two agencies will hold an informal open house from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20 at the Forest Service/BLM office located behind the Department of Motor Vehicles at 351 Pacu Lane in Bishop. You may drop in any time during those two hours to review and discuss the grant applications.  Copies of the preliminary applications will be available.  Representatives from the two agencies, as well as interested non- profit organizations and others who are submitting grants for activities on USFS and BLM lands, will be there to answer questions and receive or facilitate comments on changes, concerns and support for final grant applications, which will be submitted by May 7, 2018. 

For more information or to provide your comments through other means, please call Inyo National Forest District Recreation Staff Officer Shane Hoskins at (760) 873-2441 or shaneahoskins@fs.fed.us; or BLM Outdoor Recreation Planner Sara Manley at (760) 872-5033 or smanley@blm.gov

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