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SCMF Seeks Input On OHV Grants

Southern California Mountains Foundation Seeks Public input on

OHV State Grants


SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., March 7, 2017 –The Southern California Mountains Foundation will be seeking public comments regarding their upcoming State of California Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division (OHMVRD) 2016/2017 grant proposals that were preliminarily submitted on March 6, 2017. This opens the second public review and comment period.  Comments can be submitted from Tuesday, March 7th through Monday, April 3, 2017 by 5pm.


The Foundation will review and consider all public comments and submit the final application to the State on May 1, 2017. Initial public comments were solicited and received by the Foundation in February. We are submitting two proposals that will support Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) education programs and restoration activities on the San Bernardino National Forest.


The Foundation is soliciting public input specific to our 2016-2017 grant application proposals for Cooperative Agreements with the Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division (OHMVRD). We are encouraging constructive comments/suggestions that will enable us to improve our programs.


The State of California Department of Parks and Recreation, the San Bernardino National Forest, and the Southern California Mountains Foundation have maintained a successful partnership for more than 12 years and have previously granted the Foundation funding to produce quality safety and education programs and to complete several large-scale forest restoration projects. 

Our preliminary applications will be available online by visiting the California State OHV Grants and Cooperative Agreements program at www.ohv.parks.ca.gov. Hard copies may be requested by contacting Linda Stamer (909) 382-2738 or lstamer@mountainsfoundation.org. The Division’s website will provide detailed instructions for accessing the preliminary application and submitting comments. Comments must be submitted via email to both the OHMVR Division and the Southern California Mountains Foundation by April 3, 2017 at 5pm. Comments to the Southern California Mountains Foundation should be submitted to Linda Stamer at lstamer@mountainsfoundation.org and to California State Parks by using the "Grants" tab on their website at www.ohv.parks.ca.gov. The preference for receiving comments is by email but can also be sent directly to the State of California by mail by April 6, 2017 at:

California State Parks
OHMVR Division
1725 23rdStreet
Sacramento, CA 95816
Attention: Grants Manager


And to the Southern California Mountains Foundation at:

OHV Grant Comments
Linda Stamer
Big Bear Discovery Center
P.O. Box 69
Fawnskin, CA 92333

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