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Central California District
Release Date: 03/03/16
Contacts: Deb Schweizer, U.S. Forest Service (760) 873-2427    
  David Christy, Bureau of Land Management (916) 941-3146    
News Release No. CA-CC-16-15

Open House for USFS and BLM 2016 Off-Highway Vehicle Grants Scheduled for March 16

BISHOP, Calif. - The Inyo National Forest (USFS) and the Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office (BLM) have submitted preliminary applications for grant funds from the California State Parks Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Division to enhance and manage motorized recreation. The agencies invite your comments on the preliminary grant applications.

The two agencies will hold an informal open house from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 16, at the Forest Service/BLM office located behind the Department of Motor Vehicles at 351 Pacu Lane in Bishop.  You may drop in any time during those two hours to review and discuss the grant applications. Copies of the preliminary applications will be available. Representatives from the two agencies, as well as others who are submitting grants for activities on USFS and BLM lands, will be there to answer questions and receive or facilitate comments on changes, concerns and support for the final grant applications, which will be submitted by May 2. 

These and all other applicants' grant requests, as well as detailed instructions about the process and how to comment can be viewed on OHMVR website at  Comments may be submitted directly through the division website and/or sent directly to the responsible agency from March 8 until April 4. 

For more information, or to provide your comments through other means, please call Inyo National Forest Trails Coordinator Marty Hornick at (760) 873-2461 or, or BLM Supervisory Resource Manager Jeff Starosta at (760) 872-5032 or


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Last updated: 03-03-2016