OHV Grant

The U.S. Forest Service Plumas National Forest (PNF) is seeking public comments for our 2018/2019 California Department of Parks and Recreation, Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Division grant application. The 30-day grant application comment period begins Tuesday, March 6 and ends Monday, April 2, 2018. Final applications are due to the State of California on May 7, 2018.

The PNF grant application request would provide funding for:

  • Public education, special off-highway event support and law enforcement patrol operations for trails and facilities associated with the PNF recreational off-highway vehicle program.
  • NEPA planning and restoration activities on several sections of non-system, unauthorized motorized routes to protect water, soil, wildlife, and heritage resources in the Mt Hough and Grizzly Ridge area.
  • Restoration of non-system, unauthorized routes in the Butterfly Twain planning area to protect water, soil, wildlife, and botanical resources.
  • Restoration of short, abandoned route segments resulting from small system reroutes being accomplished to protect forest resources in the Snake Lake and Claremont areas.

The grants will be available for public review and comment on the State of California’s website at http://ohv.parks.ca.gov/?pageT_id=1164 . During the public review and comment period, public input can be submitted online using the State of California electronic forms, or by contacting the Plumas National Forest directly.

Written comments or questions may also be directed, by close of business on April 2, to:

  • Law Enforcement: Plumas National Forest, Attn: Michelle Barrios, 159 Lawrence Street, Quincy, CA 95971, or 530-283-7769
  • Planning & Restoration: Plumas National Forest-Mt Hough Ranger District, Attn: Micki Smith, 39696 Hwy 70, Quincy, CA 95971, or 530-283-7610.