Monday, 25 January 2021

National Forest welcomes comments for OHV grants

MENDOCINO NATIONAL FOREST The Mendocino National Forest is seeking public comments on its proposals for State of California off highway vehicle program grants.


The State of California Department of Parks and Recreation, and the Mendocino National Forest have maintained a successful partnership for over 24 years, providing funding assistance for the management of off-highway vehicle (OHV) recreation on National Forest lands through the California State OHV Cooperative Agreement Program. Current State regulations require annual public participation in this fund allocation process.


The Mendocino National Forest is soliciting public input specific to the Forest’s 2007-08 grant application proposals for Cooperative Agreements with the Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Division.


The agreements support OHV management activities on the national forest, including facility operation and maintenance, trail maintenance, law enforcement and restoration.


“The Mendocino National Forest has over 252 miles of designated OHV trails and over 1,100 miles of roughly graded roads available for use by non-street legal OHVs,” said Forest Recreation Officer Jack Horner. “We need your comments on our 2007-08 grant requests going in to our partner, the State of California. Your comments will help the state determine the level of funding to provide the Mendocino for trail maintenance, facility maintenance, law enforcement, and restoration projects.”


The draft proposals will be available for review on the forest Web site after June 8. The Web site address is www.fs.fed.us/r5/mendocino.


Hard copies may be obtained now by contacting Jeff Applegate, OHV Program Manager, Mendocino National Forest, 825 N. Humboldt Ave., Willows, CA 95988, telephone (530) 934-3316.


Please submit comments electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or to the above listed address, no later than July 1.


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