<![CDATA[ BLM California News Releases ]]> http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/rss/news_releases/ca.html BLM California News Releases en-us Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:20:40 -0600 News capubrm@ca.blm.gov (California Info) <![CDATA[ BLM Initiates Environmental Review of Tylerhorse Wind Energy Project ]]> http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/april/CA-CDD-14-36.html http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/april/CA-CDD-14-36.html Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:20:40 -0600 The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking public comment on the proposed Tylerhorse Wind Project, a 60-megawatt facility planned for 1,200 acres in Kern Country, CA. The BLM today published a Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the project, which includes a proposed amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area Draft Plan. ]]> <![CDATA[ Experimental Stewardship Steering Committee Meets April 24 in Cedarville ]]> http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/april/CA-N-14-45.html http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/april/CA-N-14-45.html Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:21:10 -0600 The Modoc-Washoe Experimental Stewardship Steering Committee will discuss various natural resource management topics in a meeting Thursday, April 24, at 9 a.m., at the Bureau of Land Management Surprise Field Office, 602 Cressler St., Cedarville. ]]> <![CDATA[ BLM to Initiate Temporary Closure of Public Lands for Permitted Race ]]> http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/april/CA-CDD-14-35.html http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/april/CA-CDD-14-35.html Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:58:24 -0600 The Bureau of Land Management, El Centro Office, announces the temporary closure of selected public lands in Imperial County from April 22 to April 27, 2014. The temporary action is being taken to ensure public safety and prevent unnecessary environmental degradation during the official permitted running of the SCORE Imperial Valley 250 Off-Highway Vehicle race events. ]]> <![CDATA[ Webcasts Scheduled to Solicit Comments on Route 66 Management Plan ]]> http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/april/route66webcasts.html http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/april/route66webcasts.html Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:46:57 -0600 The California Historic Route 66 Association (CHR66A) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) California Desert District (CDD) have scheduled four webcasts to continue soliciting public comments on the preparation of a corridor management plan (CMP) for the segment of historic Route 66 that extends from the western city limits of Barstow, California to the CDDs' jurisdictional boundary, about five miles east of the city of Needles, California. ]]> <![CDATA[ BLM Extends Public Comment Period on Proposed Solar Project in San Bernardino County ]]> http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/april/publiccommentsolarproject.html http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/april/publiccommentsolarproject.html Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:39:01 -0600

The public comment period for the proposed Silurian Valley solar project has been extended. Public comments are now due by May 28, 2014. ]]> <![CDATA[ BLM Seeking Comments on Proposed Closure of Shooting Area in San Diego County ]]> http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/april/closureofshootingarea.html http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/april/closureofshootingarea.html Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:11:59 -0600

The Bureau of Land Management El Centro Field Office is seeking public comment on a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Assessment and an Associated Land Use Plan Amendment to Close the Airport Mesa Target Shooting Area in eastern San Diego County, California. ]]> <![CDATA[ Approval of Ocotillo Sol Solar Facility Includes Measures to Protect Lizard Habitat ]]> http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/april/CA_14_01.html http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/april/CA_14_01.html Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:03:09 -0600

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today announced the approval of a solar energy project in Imperial County, California, that is expected to supply a peak output of 20 megawatts of renewable energy, enough to power about 6,000 homes, and support up to 120 construction jobs. ]]> <![CDATA[ BLM to Temporarily Close Red Corral Road during Suppression of Mine Fire ]]> http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/april/redcorralroad.html http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/april/redcorralroad.html Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:37:24 -0600

The Bureau of Land Management has announced that part of Red Corral Road near the community of Pioneer in Amador County will be temporarily closed beginning Saturday, April 12, as crews work to extinguish a fire inside a mine.  The road will be reopened when firefighting operations are completed. ]]> <![CDATA[ Mustangs and Burros Available for Adoption in San Jose ]]> http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/april/sanjoseadoption.html http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/april/sanjoseadoption.html Wed, 9 Apr 2014 16:56:04 -0600

Wild horses and burros from the ranges of northern California and Nevada will be offered to the public for adoption, when the Bureau of Land Management brings them to the Santa Clara County Horsemen’s Association Arena in San Jose on Saturday, May 3. ]]> <![CDATA[ Cronan Ranch Area to be Closed during Weed Control Project ]]> http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/april/cronanranchclosure.html http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/april/cronanranchclosure.html Wed, 9 Apr 2014 15:39:49 -0600

The Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Mother Lode Field Office will close the Cronan Ranch and Greenwood Creek parcels to public access on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 15 and 16, when herbicides will be applied for invasive weed control. ]]>