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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Missoula Field Office
 
Release Date: 10/12/12
Contacts: David Abrams, Public Affairs Specialist    
  dabrams@blm.gov    
  (406) 490-0367    

Missoula BLM Field Office Reopens Final Areas Near Elevation Mountain


MISSOULA (Oct. 11, 2012) – The Bureau of Land Management has reopened the remaining lands which previously had been under a temporary area closure order due to wildfire activity in the Elevation Mountain area.

Effective at 12:01 a.m. on Oct. 9, special fire restrictions were rescinded for specific lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management’s Missoula Field Office.  Specifically, the order reopens all BLM lands lying within T13N, R13W, sections 33 and 34, and that segment of BLM Road 2817/2819 from the junction with Road 0405 (Keno Creek) and south through section 33 (BLM Roads 0405 and 2817, respectively).

For more information, call the Missoula Field Office at (406) 329-3914.

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The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to manage and conserve the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations under our mandate of multiple-use and sustained yield. In Fiscal Year 2013, the BLM generated $4.7 billion in receipts from public lands.
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Last updated: 10-12-2012