Quincy, CA – March 7, 2017 – Plumas National Forest officials are seeking public comments on draft grant proposals for the 2017/2018 California Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) grant program. These grants would provide for:
Replacement of a leaking vault toilet at the La Porte Staging Area (ground operations),
Maintenance of various OHV staging areas/campgrounds and maintenance level 2 (ML2) roads and trails on the Feather River Ranger District (FRRD) (ground operations),
Installation of three new toilets to replace outdated pit toilets at Gold Lake 4x4 Campground on the Beckwourth Ranger District (development) and,
Boulders and signs/barriers to protect archaeology and sensitive plant sites near FRRD routes (restoration).
People may provide feedback & comment about the draft grant proposals above and law enforcement proposals noted earlier, on the CA State Parks website at: (http://www.ohv.parks.ca.gov/ ) now through April 3rd, 2017. Final applications are due to the State of California on May 1st, 2017.
Written comments regarding the grants may be directed to: Plumas National Forest, 159 Lawrence Street, Quincy, CA 95971, by close of business on April 3th, 2017. The address should contain “Attn: Dave Wood” for the grants above and “Attn: Casey Hutsell” for law enforcement grants. Wood may be contacted for more information at (530) 283-7772 while Hutsell may be contacted for more information at (530) 283-7769. For other information about the Plumas National Forest, please visit: http://www.fs.usda.gov/plumas .