46.4 F

Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest offering off-highway vehicle grants


usfs-logo-150x150-2849313-2871945USFS NEWS RELEASE

SPARKS — The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest is developing an application for Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) Cooperative Funds for the upcoming 2011/2012 grant cycle.  Forest staffs are developing a preliminary application to the Off Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Division, which includes a strong emphasis on OHV area management, restoration of trails and impacted areas, and law enforcement across the California lands of the Carson and Bridgeport Ranger Districts.  The Forest is applying for the following three grants: Ground Operations, Law Enforcement, and Restoration.

The grant applications will be posted on the OHMVR website on March 6, 2012.  Submitted grant applications may be reviewed by clicking on this link or pasting it into your browser: http://www.ohv.parks.ca.gov.

Public review-and-comment period for the 2011/2012 Grants and Cooperative Agreement Program begins on March 6, 2012, and ends on April 2, 2012.  This period provides an opportunity for the public to review the preliminary applications submitted to the OHMVR Division for consideration during the current grant cycle.

The public may provide comments to both the applicant and the OHMVR Division by emailing David Reis at [email protected] and copying the OHVMR Division at [email protected].  Send written comments, suggestions, or letters of support for the application to David Reis, Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, 1200 Franklin Way Sparks, Nevada, 89431.

This Is Reno is your source for award-winning independent, online Reno news and events since 2009. We are locally owned and operated.