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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Southern Nevada District Office
 
Release Date: 09/09/10
Contacts: Hillerie C. Patton , 702-515-5046 , hillerie_c_patton@blm.gov

BLM Opens Nominations for Funding from the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act


Las Vegas--The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today announced the nomination period for Round 12 project proposals funded under the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act (SNPLMA). The nomination period closes Friday, November 5.
 
In portions of Carson City, Clark, Lincoln, and White Pine counties local governmental entities may seek SNPLMA funds for parks, trails, and natural areas, while Federal agencies may seek funds for capital improvements, conservation initiatives, and other restoration work specific to eastern Nevada. Federal, State, and other agencies may seek SNPLMA funds for hazardous fuels reduction in the Lake Tahoe Basin, the Carson Range, and the Spring Mountain Range. Federal agencies may seek funding for acquisition of environmentally sensitive land anywhere in the state of Nevada.
 
Specific requirements for nominating projects in all categories, including entities eligible within the different categories, are available at www.blm.gov/nv/st/en/snplma.html. Nominations must be submitted directly to the BLM Southern Nevada District Office, SNPLMA Division, 4701 North Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89130.  For more information, please call (702) 515-5063. All Round 12 nominations must be submitted by 4:30 p.m., PST on November 5. Land acquisition nominations require early submittal of a two-to-three page nomination summary and a preliminary title report by 4:30 p.m., PST on Monday, October 5. The summary form for  this submittal is available on the SNPLMA website at the link listed above. Late nominations will not be accepted.
 
The BLM is authorized to retain and distribute proceeds from the sale of land in the Las Vegas Valley under the authority of the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act, as amended. The next BLM land sale is scheduled for spring 2011. 


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: 09-14-2010