2010-11 Off-Road Vehicle Trail Grant Applications Available
The Department of Natural Resources and Environment announced today
that the 2010-11 Off Road Vehicle (ORV) trail grant applications are
available to public agencies, and nonprofit incorporated clubs and
Applications are available for grants to maintain existing designated
state ORV trails, routes, and use areas; repair public lands damaged by
inappropriate ORV use; and develop new ORV trails, routes, and use
areas. Grant funds also are available to pay for liability insurance,
leases or easements.
“We currently have 28 trail sponsors that maintain more than 3,300
miles of state designated ORV trails and routes statewide,” said Steve
Kubisiak, DNRE Recreation and Trails Program coordinator. “We depend
on these partnerships to maintain the trails, and encourage
participation from all user organizations and other public agencies to
help us maintain Michigan’s great ORV trail system.”
Grant applications are prioritized to address existing trail
maintenance and restoration needs on public land. New trail, route, and
scramble area development proposals will also be considered.
Applications must be submitted by May 1, 2010.
Contact us for more information!