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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Northern California District
 
Release Date: 02/03/12
Contacts: Bruce Cann, 707-825-2322    
News Release No. CA-N-12-31

BLM Invites Public Comments on OHV Grant Application


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

The field office’s initial proposal requests $21,356 for law enforcement and $43,150 for ground operations. Funds would be used in fiscal year 2013, which begins this October.

A public meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 15, at 6 p.m., at the BLM  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 preliminary grant request.

Following the public meeting, the preliminary grant application will be finalized and then posted online at the BLM Arcata field office website, www.ca.blm.gov/arcata and  on the OHMVR Division website, www.ohv.parks.ca.gov beginning March 6.

Written comments should be mailed to: Bureau of Land Management, 1695 Heindon Rd., Arcata, CA 95521, attention: Bruce Cann or sent by email to bcann@blm.gov. All comments must be submitted no later than Monday, April 2.

More detailed information on the preliminary application is available by contacting BLM Outdoor Recreation Planner Bruce Cann at (707) 825-2322 or by email at bcann@blm.gov.




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