Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks announced that $150,000 in state grant funding is available to maintain existing off-highway vehicle (OHV) trails, including education, signage and noxious weed control. Federal and state agencies, organizations and clubs may apply for the grant money which is generated by gasoline taxes and registration fees for OHV's.
Grant applications should be submitted to a professional state biologist by Sept. 28, 2001 for their evaluation. The deadline to submit completed grants is Nov. 23, 2001.
Information about the OHV Trails program or a grant application packet may be obtained by calling 444-7317 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Grant applications can be downloaded beginning July 30 from FWP's web page at www.fwp.state.mt.us, then click on Parks.