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Training Offered For Recreational Trails And Off-Highway Vehicle Program Grant Applicants

Montana State Parks

Fri Apr 28 00:00:00 MDT 2006

Trail at Lone Pine State Park.

Lone Pine State Park


Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks' Trails Programs staff will provide two-hour training sessions to assist those applying for Recreational Trails and Off-Highway Vehicle Program grants.  The grant application deadline for the next funding cycle is July 1.

The Recreational Trails Program has $1.1 million in grant funds for development, rehabilitation and maintenance of trails in cities, rural areas and backcountry and for non-motorized and motorized trails.  The maximum grant available is $35,000.

The Off-Highway Vehicle Program has $200,000 in grant funds for trail rehabilitation and maintenance of trails open to off-highway vehicles and for OHV safety and ethics education and information.  Most grants in this program range from $10,000 - $25,000.

To learn how to successfully apply for these funds, applicants may attend one of the following two-hour training sessions:

May 2:  Lewistown, Community Center, 7 p.m.

May 3:  Bozeman, FWP Region 3 Headquarters, 1400 South 19th Ave., 7 p.m.

May 3:  Great Falls, FWP Region 4 Headquarters, Giant Springs State Park, 7 p.m.

May 9: Billings, FWP Region 5 Headquarters, Lake Elmo State Park, 7 p.m.

May 9: Butte, Butte Ranger District, 1820 Meadowlark, 7 p.m.

May 11: Missoula, FWP Region 2 Headquarters, 3201 Spurgin Rd, 7 p.m.

For information call FWP: 444-4585, or email: Bob Walker.