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Stewards of the Sierra National Forest Public Input Needed

2016-2017 California State Parks OHV Green Sticker Grant Meeting


The Stewards of the Sierra National Forest are requesting public input for the 2016-2017 State Off-Highway Motor Vehicle (OHV) Green Sticker funding/proposal submission cycle by hosting General Public Open Housemeetings on December 14, 2016, January 11, 2017 and February 8, 2017 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. The meetingswill be held at the:


The Pizza Factory 

37184 Ave. 12

Madera Ranchos Ca. 93643



This coming year the State of California has funds available thru the Green Sticker program for Education, Operation and Maintenance, Law Enforcement and Restoration Projects. The Stewards of the Sierra National Forest will be submitting an OHV grant application for certain sections of this funding based on your input.


As part of the application process, the Stewards of the Sierra National Forest are requesting public input and project ideas on what individuals and organizations would like to see included in our 2016-2017 grant submittal.


Each year the State of California makes funding available through the California OHV Grants Program. The grants program provides financial assistance to eligible agencies and organizations (federal, city, county, nonprofit, etc.) that develop, maintain, operate, expand, support, or contribute to well-managed, high-quality, OHV recreation areas. 


Public input will be gathered at this meeting or you may submit written comments by sending them to:


Stewards of the Sierra National Forest

P.O. Box 601

North Fork Ca. 93663 

Attention: Steve Cowdrey 


2016-2017 Grant Cycle – Important Dates to Remember


• January 9-10 2017: OHV Grant Workshops

• Monday January 9, 2017 Grant Application process begins.  Application materials are available via the          OHMVR Division's website http://www.ohv.parks.ca.gov

 Monday March 6, 2017: Preliminary applications are due.

• Tuesday March 7, 2017 through Monday April 3, 2017: Public review and comment period. Applications will be available for public comment at the OHMVR Division’s website http://www.ohv.parks.ca.gov

• Monday May 1, 2017: Final applications are due. 

• May 2017: OHMVR Division review of final applications. 

• Monday June 5, 2017: Application Results - Intent to Award posted on the OHMVR Division’s website http://www.ohv.parks.ca.gov

• Tuesday June 6, 2017 through Thursday July 6, 2017: Thirty (30) calendar day appeal period. 

• Friday July 7, 2017: Final awards posted on the OHMVR Division’s website upon resolution of any appeals. 


Comments regarding the 2016-2017 State OHV funding proposal are due and needed by the Stewards no later than February 28, 2017.  For more information, please contact:


Steve Cowdrey

P.O. Box 601

North Fork Ca. 93643


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