State Parks Division offering grants for 2012 recreational trails projects | NevadaAppeal.com

State Parks Division offering grants for 2012 recreational trails projects

Nevada Appeal Capitol Bureau

The state Parks Division is accepting applications for recreational trails projects this year.

The division has $589,488 in federal money to award to all levels ofgovernment and special districts, trails organizations and privatecitizens. A spokesman said eligible projects include not only new construction but maintenance and trail related facilities as well as educationprojects.

Past recipients have worked on a variety of projects ranging from the Tahoe Meadows snowmobile area to the Tahoe Rim Trail and the Nevada Trails Training Course.

Application packages are available at http://parks.nv.gov/trails.htm.

The deadline to apply is close of business April 6 at the state parks division offices, 901 S. Stewart St, Suite 5005.

Further information is available from Jenny Scanland at 775-684-2787.