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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Northern California District
 
Release Date: 02/19/10
Contacts: Bruce Cann , (707) 825-2322  
News Release No. CA-N-10-35

Arcata Field Office Welcomes Public Comments on Bureau of Land Management OHV Grant Application


The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Arcata Field Office invites public comments on its preliminary grant application to the state of California’s Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Grants and Cooperative Agreements program.

The field office is requesting approximately $54,000 for law enforcement, trail maintenance and facilities operations, and maintenance of off-highway vehicle (OHV) related areas at the Samoa Dunes Recreation Area.  Funds would be used in fiscal year 2011.
 
A public meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, March 3, at 6 p.m., at the Arcata Field Office, 1695 Heindon Rd., Arcata.  Participants will be asked to share ideas and concerns and recommend specific projects and funding levels that could be included in the grant request.
 
Written comments should be sent to Bureau of Land Management, 1695 Heindon Rd., Arcata, CA  95521, Attention: OHV grants. Comments must be submitted by Monday, April 5.
 
Anyone interested can review the preliminary grant application at the Arcata Field Office or online at www.blm.gov/ca/arcata.

The preliminary grant application, along with those from other BLM field offices, can also be reviewed online at the OHMVR Division website, www.ohv.parks.ca.gov, beginning March 2.

Detailed information is also available by contacting BLM Outdoor Recreation Planner Bruce Cann at (707) 825-2322, or by email at bcann@ca.blm.gov.

Funding for this grant program is generated from the registration of OHV’s and the percentage of fuel taxes attributed to OHV use.




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