ATV projects must align with the long-range goals and objectives of Oregon Trails 2005-2014: A Statewide Action Plan
, as well as the current Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP).
Applications for Operations & Maintenance, Law Enforcement, and Acquisition projects are reviewed in the February ATV Grants meeting. Applications for Development, Planning, Acquisition, Safety Education, and EMS projects are reviewed at the April ATV Grants meeting.
Examples of eligible projects include: Operation and maintenance
– Operating and maintaining OHV trails and facilities. Operating projects include employees, trail patrols, camp hosts or trail volunteers. Maintenance projects include services and projects for keeping up OHV trails and facilities.Emergency Medical and Law Enforcement
– Providing emergency medical attention to OHV users in riding areas, such as paying for medical equipment, services and supplies. Law enforcement projects include providing services and equipment with citation authority to OHV riding areas.Acquisition
– Acquiring land for public OHV recreation. Planning
– Planning for OHV recreation, including environmental studies, feasibility studies and appraisals. Development
– Developing public OHV recreation areas, including final design, engineering, site surveys, new trails and facilities and major rehabilitation of existing trails and facilities. Safety Education
– Educating the public on OHV safety issues, environmental issues, riding ethics, and regulations. Projects include media, curriculum, equipment, facilities, signage and personnel for education and safety training for ATV operators.