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Nevada City, Calif. February 8, 2021 – On Thursday, February 11, 2021, the Forest Service will host a live, virtual presentation from 6:00pm to 8:00pm to discuss the annual off-highway vehicle grant application process.  Anyone interested in learning about the OHV grant program, or details of the 2021 Tahoe National Forest application, is encouraged to attend.

The U.S. Forest Service is currently preparing an annual grant application to the California Department of Parks and Recreation, Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division, to request funding for trail maintenance, law enforcement, education and safety, and development of trails and facilities, and restoration.

“I encourage anyone interested in the OHV program to join in this presentation by the Forest and District Trail Managers and provide their ideas on these proposals. Written comments are most helpful if sent by February 22,” stated Joe Chavez, Tahoe National Forest Trails Program Coordinator.

These annual grants provide important funds for the Forest Service to develop and maintain trails and trailheads, repair winter storm damage and restore trailside environments, as well as provide patrolling and monitoring of these areas. When finalized, the grants will be available for public review and comment on the State of California’s website (http://ohv.parks.ca.gov) from March 2 – May 3, 2021

What:              Microsoft Teams Live Virtual Meeting to discuss off highway vehicle grant proposals

Where:            Microsoft Teams meeting
Join on your computer or mobile app – Click here to join the meeting
https://bit.ly/3jjK0aq                

When:             Thursday – February 11, 2021
                        6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Questions, comments or letters can be directed to:

Moderated Q&A during Virtual Event
Joe Chavez, Forest Trails Program Coordinator
Tahoe National Forest, 631 Coyote St., Nevada City, CA 95959
Email: joetchavez@usda.gov Phone: (530) 559-2579