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FWP Seeking Comment On Off-Highway Vehicle Grant Applications

Friday, June 27, 2003

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Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking comment on Off-Highway Vehicle grant applications from clubs, and state and federal agencies requesting over $255,000.

Funding for the grants comes from State Gas Tax and OHV registrations.  About $150,000 will be distributed among the successful applicants in fiscal year 2004.  FWP's Parks Division administers these funds with advice from the Citizens OHV Advisory Committee.

Off-Highway Vehicle grant funds must be used for established motorized trails, safety, education, noxious weed control and public awareness.

Copies of the applications are available at FWP regional offices and FWP headquarters in Helena and on the FWP web site at www.fwp.state.mt.us, click on Parks and then Grants.

Written comments should be mailed to FWP, OHV Trails Program, P.O. Box 200701, Helena, MT 59620-0701.  Email comments should be addressed to rpaige@state.mt.us.  The deadline for comment is Aug 15.