U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
The Elko District encompasses about 7.5 million acres of public lands, intermixed with about 3.5 million acres of private land, in northeastern Nevada. Two resource management plans (RMPs), guide BLM management of these lands. The Wells RMP was approved in 1985; it covers the area in the eastern half of Elko County. The 1987 Elko RMP covers the western half, and northern portions of Lander and Eureka counties. Both RMPs have been amended or updated to be consistent with current BLM programs and policies. Consolidation and revision of the RMPs is scheduled to begin in 2010.
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Elko and Wells Resource Areas Planning Documents
1983 DRAFT Wells RMP and EIS
1985 DRAFT Elko RMP and EIS
1992 Wells RMP Proposed Wild Horse Amendment and Environmental Assessment