CALIFORNIA – BLM Seeks Comments on 2019 Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Proposals


The Bureau of Land Management invites the public to comment on its California State Parks, Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division, off-highway vehicle recreation proposals for 2019, which are available on the Internet for review and comment from March 5 to May 6 at

Approximately 30 projects throughout the state have been proposed, including OHV rules enforcement, operation and maintenance, restoration work and other activities. The proposals are funded through the Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program, sponsored by the state of California, which provides financial assistance to cities, counties, districts, federal and state agencies, educational institutions, federally recognized Tribes and nonprofit entities.

The following is a list of participating offices with contact information for the California BLM offices:

Ridgecrest Field Office: Dana Stephenson,
Palm Spring-South Coast Field Office: Daniel Kasnag,, and Scott Kotlowski,
El Centro Field Office: Michelle Puckett,
Barstow Field Office: Jeff Childers,; and Rose Bearshear,
Needles Field Office: David Roan,
Bakersfield Field Office: Brie Chartier,
Bishop Field Office: Sara Manley,
Ukiah Field Office: Ashley Poggio,
Arcata Field Office: Casey Hague,
Eagle Lake Field Office: Marisa Williams,
Redding Field Office: Sky Zaffarano,

For detailed instructions on how to access the proposals and submit comments, visit For more information, contact Jane Arteaga, BLM, at 916-978-4654, by emailing, or by mail to Jane Arteaga, BLM California State Office, 2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento, CA 95825.

Thanks in advance and, as always, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact BRC.

Ric Foster
Policy Director
BlueRibbon Coalition/Sharetrails
208-237-1008 ext. 2