BLM Seeks Grant Comments 3/6/13

BLM Seeking Public Comments on Off-Highway Vehicle Grant Application

            The Bureau of Land Management’s Eagle Lake Field Office in Susanville is accepting comments on a request for grant funds from the California State Parks Off  Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division.

            The field office is applying for about $357,000 for use in the Fort Sage Off  Highway Vehicle Area near Doyle, Calif., and for off highway vehicle-related law enforcement needs across the field office’s area of jurisdiction.

            A public comment period on the grant application runs from March 5 through April 1, 2013. Comments must be submitted to the OHMVR Division, 1725 23rd St., Suite 200, Sacramento, CA  95816, or by email, ohvinfo@parks.ca.gov.  Comments also must be sent to the BLM Eagle Lake Field Office, 2950 Riverside Dr., Susanville, CA  96130, attention Marisa Williams, or by email to mbwillia@blm.gov.

            The field office plans to seek about $135, 500 for a land acquisition, approximately $60,000 for operations and $117,000 for restoration work, all in the Fort Sage OHV area.  The office is asking for about $44,000 in grant funds for law enforcement.

            Project descriptions and cost estimates are available for review beginning March 5, at http://ohv.parks.ca.gov.

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