A mine along the Lower Colorado river has been preserved for bat habitat.
A team of BLM resource specialists evaluated the mine for its historic, biological, and geologic values.
The entrence into the mine has been reconstructed with a "lagged" wildlife-friendly bat gate.
|Bureau of Land Management (BLM)- Abandoned Mine Land (AML) program projects have increased during recent years, Due to the funding given to the AML program. For example, BLM-AML program received over $8.75 million dollars through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The ARRA financed:|
• 20 AML Physical projects
• 170 physical safety hazard features were closed
• 6 environmental projects
Approximately 500 projects were completed during the fiscal years of 2006-2010 on California BLM public lands. Over 2,000 features were inventoried, and site characterizations were accomplished on 1,800 sites. AML projects continue to increase over the years however, BLM’s AML program continues to achieve their objective to improve California’s public lands
AML Program Performance:
The AML program has mitigated over 1,680 safety hazards since 2005.
Workload Reporte Per Fiscal Year
Remediate Physical Safety Hazards
Remediate Water Quality Projects
Monitoring and Maintenance