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Inyo 350 Event to Protect Conglomerate Mesa from New Attack! -Wednesday, June 16, 6:30pm

Reminder: July 16th Inyo 350 Event to Protect Conglomerate Mesa from New Attack! Inyo 350 ask that you please join them at 6:30 PM (Wednesday, June 16) as Bryan Hatchell explains how everyone can help block the latest threat to Conglomerate Mesa. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is now considering approving a new and […]

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Large Illegal Weed Cultivation in Charleston View Area Worth Approx. $35 Million

Following is the official press release from the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office: June 1, 2021 CHARLESTON VIEW ILLEGAL MARIJUANA GROW INYO COUNTY, CA, June 1, 2021 – On March 10, 2021 the Inyo County Agricultural Office was notified of a large illegal marijuana cultivation operation in the Charleston View area of Inyo County. The operation […]

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The Gathering of the Burros (Wild) to Save the Ecosystem

RIDGECREST, Calif. – The Bureau of Land Management Ridgecrest Field Office will begin a gather of 300 wild burros in the Centennial Herd Area located in San Bernardino and Inyo counties, roughly 10 miles north and east of Ridgecrest, on Friday, May 28. The gather is necessary to address resource impacts and reduce the risk of burro-vehicle collisions. The burros will […]

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Inyo National Forest and BLM Field Office Enter Fire Restrictions

Inyo National Forest and Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office Enter Fire Restrictions  The Inyo National Forest and Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office are implementing (Stage 1) fire restrictions effective on all Federal lands under their jurisdiction. This decision is based on very high fire danger, drought conditions coupled with extremely dry […]

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Drill Baby, Drill! Geothermal Monitoring Well in Mammoth Lakes

BLM and USGS begin geothermal monitoring well installation in Mammoth Lakes MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif. — Crews from the U.S. Geological Survey Research Drilling Unit, working on behalf of the Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office, have started installing a geothermal monitoring well in Mammoth Lakes on National Forest System lands in the northwest portion […]

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Onion Fire Starts Near Independence Update | Now Reported Out

UPDATE 3 | SATURDAY | APRIL 10, 2021 | 12:30 PM Excerpt: Size: 85 acres/Containment: 90%/Incident Type: Full Suppression Vegetation Type: Brush Current Situation: Great progress has been made by using resources through the day and night. Firefighters have line all the way around the fire and have been able to secure and deepen containment, […]

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Conservation Lands Foundation Applauds Move to Protect the DRECP

Conservation Lands Foundation Applauds Biden Administration’s Move to Protect the DRECP, California Desert National Conservation Lands The Department of the Interior today announced that it would stop an effort initiated by the previous administration to reopen the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP). The following is a statement from Elyane Stefanick, California Program Director, Conservation […]

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Eastern Sierra Dispersed Camping Summit: Dealing with The Hordes

The Eastern Sierra was ill prepared for the waves of Southern Californians literally heading for the hills during last summer’s COVID-19 restrictions and fears. Despite the stay-at-home orders, they escaped to an area assumed to be germ-free and serene, found area campgrounds closed, pitched their tents wherever and left a mess behind them. The excuse […]

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Inyo National Forest and Bishop BLM seek input on Off Highway Vehicle Grants

The Inyo National Forest and the Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office are holding a virtual public meeting to gather input for potential off-highway vehicle grant funding requests. The virtual public meeting will be held via Zoom. Click on the registration link below to receive the meeting details. Please contact us for reasonable accommodations […]

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The Bureau of Land Management releases Alabama Hills Management Plan

BISHOP, Calif. – The Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office today announced the release of a comprehensive management plan for public lands in the Alabama Hills near Lone Pine in Inyo County. The plan is designed to provide diverse, high-quality recreational opportunities while minimizing user conflicts, addressing human health and safety concerns, reducing recreational impacts, and […]

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BLM Encourages Responsible Recreation On Public Lands

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Bureau of Land Management is working to maintain services to the American people and our stakeholders, consistent with evolving guidance provided by the Center for Disease Control and state and local health authorities. The health and safety of our visitors and staff remains the number one priority of the BLM. In accordance with the State […]

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