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Alturas Field Office

Alturas Field Office


A road curved through dense trees and bushes


Our office is located on Highway 299

Alturas Field Office manages 503,460 acres of public land in northern California.  The Field Office includes several large blocks of public land; however, much of the rest of the public land is located in scattered parcels resulting in a variety of management opportunities.

Key resources managed in the Alturas Field Office include: wildlife habitat, livestock grazing, archaeological and historical sites, Wilderness Study Areas, threatened and endangered species, mining activity, noxious weeds and the Pit River Campground.


Quick Links

Recreation

NEPA DOCUMENTS 

WEED MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

FLAT ROCK POLICY

ALTURAS STRATEGIC PLAN

MODOC LINE RAILBANKING

LAND TENURE ADJUSTMENT PLAN 

FIRE WOOD CUTTING AREAS OPEN  Terms and Conditions
By Permit Only   


 


Pit River Campground

Closed for the Season

Snow blankets trees, road and hillside


Land Tenure Adjustment Plan Update

The Alturas Field Office Land Tenure Adjustment Plan was reviewed and the project priority list was updated, based on new information and the potential of benefits to public lands.

LTAP Update Letter - Signed Nov 2013


Nevada an Northeastern California Sub-Regional Greater Sage-grouse EIS Available for Review and Comment

The comment period for the Draft EIS will run from November 1, 2013 to January 29, 2014.

The draft EIS and associated documents are available for review and comment on the ePlanning website. Go to the Nevada and Northeastern California Sub-Regional Greater Sage-Grouse Planning Strategy link to access the documents.

The documents can also be accessed directly by going to the Documents and Reports page.


Current NEPA Projects

To request a copy of a document please contact Emily Jennings at 530-233-7907. 

NEPA DOCUMENTS OPEN FOR PUBLIC COMMENT:               

      Comment Period Ends

  Hogback Fence EA                                                                                     3/14/2014

NEPA DOCUMENTS OPEN FOR PROTEST and/or APPEAL:

       Appeal Period Ends

   None available - check back

Alturas NEPA Roster

List of NEPA documents by year


Regional Planning Documents

 Sage Steppe Ecosystem Restoration Stragey EIS

Now Available on-line:

Record of Decision
December 2008

Sage Steppe Ecosystem
Restoration Strategy
and Final
Environmental Impact
Statement
April 2008
(U.S. Forest Service) 

Sage Steppe Restoration Record of Decision Cover Page


Record of Decison, Alturas Resource Management Plan
Now available on-line:

Alturas Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement
May 2007 


Record of Decision
 April 2008 

Alturas Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement, May 2007


Timothy Burke, Field Manager
Bureau of Land Management
Alturas Field Office
708 W. 12th St.
Alturas, CA 96101
Phone: (530) 233-4666
Fax: (530) 233-5696
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., M-F
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