Public Comment Invited: Draft Environmental Assessment available for Lazy Old Men Mine Project

March 1, 2019

The Bureau of Land Management, Mount Lewis Field Office, has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) for Lazy Old Men Mining Company, L.L.C.’s (LOM) proposed Lazy Old Men Mine. The EA is now available for a 15-day public review and comment period that ends March 15. (link)

BLM and NDOW seed public lands burned in Goshute Cave Fire

February 25, 2019

LY, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management’s Ely and Elko districts and Nevada Department of Wildlife are seeding approximately 15,337 acres, or nearly one-half of the public lands burned in last summer’s Goshute Cave Fire, 55 miles north of Ely, Nev. (link)

California Trail Interpretive Center Celebrates Women’s History

February 22, 2019

ELKO, Nev. – Learn about historic Nevada women and traditional fiber arts at the California Trail Interpretive Center.

The Trail Center is celebrating Women’s History Month in March with a variety of family friendly programs. The following programs are free and open to everyone: (link)

BLM now accepting applications for commercial activity permits at the 2019 Burning Man event

February 13, 2019

WINNEMUCCA, NV – The Bureau of Land Management, Black Rock Field Office, is requesting all new persons or businesses wishing to conduct commercial activities at the 2019 Burning Man Event, submit their application by the close of business (4:30 PM PST) on March 28, 2019. (link)

California Trail Interpretive Center to Present Spanish Language Tours

February 5, 2019

ELKO, Nev. – The California Trail Interpretive Center will present a series of guided tours of its state-of-the-art exhibits in Spanish.

Isabel Sanchez will conduct the family friendly tours in February and March. (link)

Winnemucca BLM starts Emergency Stabilization and Rehabilitation on the Martin Fire burn area

November 21, 2018

WINNEMUCCA, NV – With the Environmental analysis complete and a Decision issued, implementation of the Martin Fire Emergency Stabilization and Rehabilitation (ES&R) plan has begun. (full article)

2019 Wildland Firefighter Positions Now Open

November 21, 2018

RENO, Nev. — Wildland firefighting positions with Bureau of Land Management Nevada are open now through February 2019. Below are the current vacancy announcement numbers and deadlines to apply. (full article)

Sagebrush Seedlings get planted on the West part of the Martin Fire burn area

November 21, 2018

WINNEMUCCA, NV – Numerous volunteers helped the Winnemucca District’s Emergency Stabilization &Rehabilitation efforts by planting Sagebrush seedlings on the Martin Fire burn area. (Full article)

BLM issues public safety measures for 2018 Burning Man event

July 3, 2018

WINNEMUCCA, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management, Winnemucca District Office announced a temporary closure and temporary restrictions for certain activities on public lands that immediately surround the site of the 2018 Burning Man event. The closure and restrictions go into effect July 29.  (full article)

BLM Urges Caution with Fire on Public Lands During July 4th

July 3, 2018

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management, its best buddy Smokey Bear and wildland firefighters want to remind you to be safe and responsible when enjoying public lands on July 4th, according to a news release.

“Our firefighters have plenty of work from the naturally occurring wildfires here in Wyoming, as well as supporting our surrounding states,” BLM Wyoming State Fire Management Officer Paul Hohn said.

“Please be careful out celebrating the holiday,” Hohn said. To read BLM’s precautions, click (full article)