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  1. John Stewart
  2. Tahoe NF
  3. Tuesday, 07 February 2017

NEVADA CITY, Calif. – The U.S. Forest Service has scheduled an open house in preparation for an annual application to the California Department of Parks and Recreation, Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division, to request funding for trail maintenance, restoration, development of facilities, law enforcement, and planning for off-highway vehicle (OHV) access.

On Thursday, February 16, 2017, the Forest Service will host an open house from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. for individuals and organizations to provide input and review proposals for the application.

“I encourage anyone interested in the OHV program to drop by this informal open house to discuss their ideas on these proposals,” said Joe Chavez, Tahoe National Forest Trails Program Coordinator. Written comments are encouraged by February 24.

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 7 – April 3, 2017.

What:              Open House to discuss off highway vehicle grant proposals

Where:            Tahoe National Forest Headquarters

                        631 Coyote St., Nevada City, CA  95959

                        Upstairs conference room (enter from upper parking lot behind building)

                        Thursday evening – February 16, 2017

                        4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Questions, comments or letters can be directed to:

                        Joe Chavez, Forest Trails Program Coordinator

                        Tahoe National Forest, 631 Coyote St., Nevada City, CA  95959

                         Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

                         (530) 478-6158

For more information about the Tahoe National Forest, go to www.fs.usda.gov/tahoe. Join the conversation by following us on Twitter at twitter.com/Tahoe_NF and Facebook at www.facebook.com/TahoeNF.

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