It is time help Friends of Jawbone

Press Releases — By on March 15, 2012 at 7:34 pm

Friends of Jawbone is inviting public comments on its preliminary grant application to the California State Parks Off-Highway Motorized Vehicle Recreation Division (OHMVR) to help manage off-highway vehicle recreations opportunities on public lands.

Friends of Jawbone is requested grant funding for Education and Safety, Ground Operations and Restoration projects.

The preliminary applications are available on the OHMVR Division’s website at ohv.parks.ca.gov for review and comment through Monday, April 2, 2012. The Division’s website provides detailed instructions for accessing the preliminary application and submitting comments. Comments must be submitted via email to both the OHMVR Division and Friends of Jawbone. Comments to Friends of Jawbone should be submitted to: wtarvin@charter.net.

Friends of Jawbone (FOJ) is a nonprofit organization with a cooperative Agreement with the Bureau of Land Management’s Ridgecrest Field Office. The OHV grant applications are filed annually and play a key roll in the success of FOJ being able to bring you a safe and a quality place to recreate.  The California Department of Parks and Recreation’s OHMVR Division awards grants to a variety of entities to improve or mitigate off-highway vehicle (OHV) recreation.  Under this process, the FOJ applies for grants from the state each year to help fund and coordinate its OHV program.

The Friends of Jawbone is a non-profit, public benefit corporation that promotes outdoor recreation in Jawbone Canyon, Dove Springs and the surrounding public lands in East Kern County.  Formed in 1998, Friends of Jawbone supports and develops projects to improve, protect and maintain existing trails.  In addition to these projects, Friends of Jawbone works to promote understanding, education and cooperation among all users of public lands.  For more information about Friends of Jawbone visit:  www.jawbone.org.

Tags: California State Parks, FOJ, friends of jawbone, Off-Highway Motorized Vehicle Recreation Division

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