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Ronald Phillip Napoles | 1966 – 2021 | Rest in Peace

With great sadness, the family of Ronald Phillip Napoles announces his passing on April 30, 2021, following an extended illness. Ron was born on October 14, 1966, in Bishop, California to Laurine (Bishop Paiute) and Joe Napoles. He graduated from Bishop Union High School in 1984. During high school, he played football and baseball 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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Yosemite Gateway Area Coordination Team to State: Open Up Campgrounds and Private RV Parks

Yosemite Gateway Area Coordination Team Requests the State Open Up Campgrounds and Private RV Parks in Mariposa, Madera, Mono and Tuolumne Counties [SW NOTE: Bowing to pressure from business owners that want to reopen sooner with in-door dining and environmentalists concerned over dispersed camping and fire officials as well, the Mono County Board of Supervisors […]

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Burn Baby, Burn! BLM Conduct Prescribed Fire to Improve Wetland Habitat

Press Release</ You may have noticed smoke towards the north west when driving along Hwy 395. Following is an explanation from the Bureau of Land Management. BISHOP, Calif. – Interagency wildland fire crews from the Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office and the Inyo National Forest will be treating up to 70 acres of […]

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BLM Bishop Field Office to conduct prescribed fire to improve wetland habitat

News Release  by Serena Baker Public Affairs Officer BLM for Sierra Wave Media  Interagency wildland fire crews from the Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office and the Inyo National Forest will be treating up to 70 acres of public lands with prescribed fire at Fish Slough north of Bishop in Inyo and Mono counties […]

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Open house for USFS and BLM off-highway vehicle grants scheduled for February 6th  

News Release  BISHOP, Calif. – The Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office and Inyo National Forest will hold an open house at the co-located BLM/Forest Service office, 351 Pacu Lane, Bishop, from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 6, to gather public input for potential off-highway vehicle grant funding requests. The agencies annually request […]

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Eastern Sierra Land Trust earns top recognition

Press release BISHOP, CA – Since its founding in 2001, Bishop-based nonprofit Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) has made its mark in the Eastern Sierra community by maximizing the power of partnerships. Now this collaborative approach is gaining national acclaim. The United States Forest Service (USFS) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) recently recognized ESLT […]

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Update on proposed drilling at Conglomerate Mesa

MINING COMPANY ABANDONS EXPLORATION AT CONGLOMERATE MESA, BLM ALLOWS CLAIM HOLDERS TO SHOP PROJECT TO OTHERS Local advocates continue fight against proposed drilling in the Eastern Sierra, as BLM informs groups that claim holders are searching for company to take up project Press release from Sierra Club and Friends of the Inyo BISHOP, CA — […]

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It’s that time for fire restrictions, burn-permit suspensions

BLM announces seasonal fire restrictions for public lands managed by Bishop Field Office BISHOP, Calif. –The Bureau of Land Management will implement fire restrictions for public lands managed by the Bishop Field Office in Inyo and Mono counties beginning Monday, July 2. The restrictions will remain in effect until further notice. “These seasonal restrictions are […]

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Groups, residents oppose mining at Conglomerate Mesa

Friends of the Inyo, Sierra Club press release RESIDENTS UNITE IN OPPOSITION TO MINING AT CONGLOMERATE MESA Bureau of Land Management defies community consensus; gives the green light for gold exploration near Death Valley National Park Bishop, CA — The Bureau of the Land Management recently announced a decision to allow exploration for gold at […]

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