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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Northern California District
 
Release Date: 02/13/13
Contacts: Bruce Cann , 707-825-2322  
News Release No. CA-N-13-39

BLM Sets Public Meeting on OHV Grant Request


The U. S. Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Arcata Field Office invites public comments as it develops a preliminary grant application to the State of California’s Off Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program for 2013.

Anyone interested in off -highway vehicle recreation can provide recommendations on management needs by attending a public meeting, Thursday, Feb. 21, 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 preliminary grant request.

Those who cannot attend the meeting can send written comments to: Bureau of Land Management, 1695 Heindon Rd., Arcata, CA  95521, Attention: Bruce Cann or by email at bcann@blm.gov. The deadline is March 4.

Beginning March 5, the preliminary grant application will be posted on the Arcata Field Office website, www.blm.gov/ca/arcata and OHMVR Division website, www.ohv.parks.ca.gov, beginning a public comment period that closes April 1.  

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.

The BLM Arcata Field Office is currently using $65,000 in OHMVR funds to manage off-highway vehicle (OHV) use at the Samoa Dunes Recreation Area at the southern end of the Samoa Peninsula.




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Last updated: 02-13-2013