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BLM reopening some trails in Carr Fire area

REDDING, Calif. September 3, 2018 – The Bureau of Land Management on Saturday, Sept. 1 reopened sections of the Redding-area recreation trail network that were closed because of the Carr Fire.  Some areas will remain closed until crews remove or mark hazards and complete fire suppression repairs. The BLM is opening parts of the Sacramento […]

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BLM Mother Lode Field Office increases fire restrictions

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. July 10, 2018 – The Bureau of Land Management Mother Lode Field Office is increasing fire restrictions and temporary target shooting limitations to Stage 2 for BLM-managed public lands effective July 13, due to high fire danger. Stage 2 includes the additional restriction of no campfires, barbeques, or open fires, regardless […]

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BLM issues public safety measures for 2018 Burning Man event

WINNEMUCCA, Nev. July 5, 2018 – 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. The temporary closure of lands surrounding the site […]

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BLM announces seasonal fire restrictions for public lands managed by Redding Field Office

REDDING, Calif. June 21, 2018 – The Bureau of Land Management will implement fire restrictions for public lands managed by the Redding Field Office in Shasta, Siskiyou, Butte, Trinity and Tehama counties, beginning Thursday, June 28. The restrictions will remain in effect until further notice. “We are implementing these seasonal restrictions to help protect public […]

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BLM Mother Lode Field Office initiates fire restrictions and temporary target shooting limitations

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. May 23, 2018 – The Bureau of Land Management Mother Lode Field Office is initiating Stage 1 fire restrictions and temporary target shooting limitations for BLM-managed public lands effective May 25, due to potential fire danger. The 14 counties affected by these fire restrictions and temporary target shooting limitations in California […]

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BLM has job openings for seasonal firefighters stationed in northern California

SUSANVILLE, Calif. Dec. 11, 2017 – The U. S. Bureau of Land Management is accepting applications for summer seasonal firefighting jobs on northern California fire engine crews, the Diamond Mountain Interagency Hotshots and other positions, including a prescribed fire/fuels crew, dispatch, fire prevention/mitigation, helitack and fire lookout. “These firefighting jobs are exciting and physically challenging. […]

Posted inLife

BLM firefighters save dozens of endangered pygmy rabbits from wildfire

July 7, 2017 – BLM firefighters helped save dozens of endangered pygmy rabbits after a central Washington wildfire swept across a state-managed breeding ground last week. The Sutherland Canyon Fire, which has burned nearly 38,000 acres on both sides of the Columbia River south of Wenatchee, overran the controlled sagebrush breeding ground last Wednesday night. […]

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BLM to Co-Sponsor Tire Amnesty Week in Nevada County

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. May 24, 2017 – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Mother Lode Field Office, U.S. Forest Service, Waste Management and Nevada County are hosting a Tire Amnesty Event the week of May 23 to help keep the environment clean. Residents of Nevada County, California, who have bald tires, flat donut replacements […]

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Scoop the poop! (video)

April 24, 2017 – When a walk in the park becomes a walk in the poop! More than 100 piles of poop on less than 2.5 miles of trail on BLM’s Campbell Tract in Anchorage. Help us keep your public lands clean. Scoop the poop!

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BLM Lifts Fire Restrictions for Lands Managed by Mother Lode Field Office

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. October 21, 2016 – Effective today, the Bureau of Land Management is lifting fire restrictions on public lands managed by the Mother Lode Field Office. This includes BLM-managed lands in Nevada, Yuba, Placer, El Dorado, Amador, Sacramento, Calaveras, Tuolumne, Stanislaus, Sutter and Mariposa counties. BLM Fire Management Officer Jerry Martinez said […]

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BLM Forms Tree Mortality Task Force for Sierra

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. August 2, 2016 – Faced with thousands of acres of dead trees that have contributed to devastating wildfires in the Sierras, the Bureau of Land Management has formed a task force to determine how to manage the dead trees to minimize wildfire risk and protect the public.