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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Billings Field Office
 
Release Date: 10/17/12
Contacts: Ann Boucher    
  406-896-5255    

OHV Areas Reopened


The Shepherd Ah Nei and South Hills recreation areas near Billings have reopened to motorized use.

Both areas were closed this summer due to fire danger.

Current information on the status of Shepherd Ah Nei is always available at (406) 896-5014.

Fire danger is still very high, so take the necessary precautions. Anyone who causes a wildland fire intentionally or through negligence will be held accountable for damage and suppression costs.

To report a wildfire, call 911, your local fire department, or the Billings Interagency Dispatch Center at (406) 896-2900. For more information on fire restrictions, go to http://firerestrictions.us/mt/.

For the latest BLM news and updates visit us on the web at www.blm.gov/mt  and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BLMMontana.



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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Billings Field Office   5001 Southgate Dr.      Billings, Montana 59101  

Last updated: 10-17-2012