BURNING MAN EVENT - PAST AND PRESENT

DECISION ISSUED FOR 2013 PERMIT

The BLM Black Rock Field Office issued a decision to renew Black Rock City's Special Recreation Permit for the Burning Man Event for 2013.  For more information, please use the following links: 

EA Cover Image

Click here to view a PDF of the Burning Man 2012-2016 Decision Record >>>

Click here to view a PDF of the Burning Man 2012-2016 Finding of No Significant Impact >>> 

Click here to view a PDF of the Final EA >>>

 

 


 

 2013 Special Recreation Permit

Previous Permit Information:


2012 Special Recreation Permit Project Lead:


  

Contact Information

Greg Page
Bureau of Land Management
Winnemucca District Office
5100 E. Winnemucca Blvd.
Winnemucca, NV 89445
775.623.1500
e-mail: wfoweb@blm.gov
















*In all correspondence please be sure to include
the project name, the document you are referencing and page/section number. 
Thank you.


DECISION ISSUED FOR 2011 PERMIT

The BLM Black Rock Field Office issued a decision to renew Black Rock City's Special Recreation Permit for the Burning Man Event for 2011.  For more information, please use the following links: 


News Release

Dear Interested Party Letter

Decision Record (DNA)

Determination of NEPA Adequacy (DNA)

     2011 Special Recreation Permit Stipulations


Burning Man 2011 Operating Plan (Black Rock City, LLC) 


Burning Man 2011 Operating Plan (Black Rock City, LLC)
Click on the image at left to view the 2011 Burning Man Operating Plan.


Burning Man Temple

  


2011 Special Recreation Permit Decision


2011 Special Recreation Permit Decision
Click on the image at left to view the 2011 Decision for the Special Recreation Permit for the Burning Man event.

 

 


 

2011 Special Recreation Permit Stipulations
Click on the image at left to view the 2011 Decision for the Special Recreation Permit for the Burning Man event.


2006 - 2010 Permit:


 Burning Man 2006 - 2010 Special Recreation Permit Environmental Assessment2006-2010 Special Recreation Permit Environmental Assessment

Click on the image at left to view the complete Environmental Analysis for the Burning Man Recreation Permit completed in 2006.

Decision Record >>>>

Finding of No Significant Impact >>>>

 

 2006 Special Recreation Permit Stipulations

2006 Special Recreation Permit Stipulations

Click on the image at left to view the 2006 Special Recreation Permit Stipulations for the Burning Man event.

 

 

Each of the four years after the initial 2006 decision, special stipulations need to be developed based on the previous years' clean up efforts and permit compliance checks.  This year's stipulations are available from the following link:

2010 Special Recreation Permit Stipulations

2010 Special Recreation Permit Stipulations

Click on the image at left to view the 2010 Special Recreation Permit Stipulations for the Burning Man event.


Burning Man nightime art


Desert Research Institute 2010 Report on Playa of the Black Rock Desert
This study was commissioned by BLM to look at impacts from human uses on process associated with micro-dune formations and macro-invertebrates that live in the surface layers of the playa.

Black Rock Playa, Northwestern Nevada: Physical Processes and Aquatic Life  2010.  Adams, Ken & Don Sada. Desert Research Institute, Reno, NV


Burning Man 2009 Cleanup Evaluation
Report prepared after the 2009 Burning Man event evaluating the 2009 cleanup effort and comparing that effort to two previous events held at the same location on the playa.

BLM 2009 Burning Man Cleanup Inspection Memo


Here Today and Gone Tomorrow Slideshow Gallery
Monitoring the Cleanup of the Burning Man Event

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Here Today and Gone Tomorrow 2008 RAC tour of the Black Rock Playa Burning Man City

Burning Man City Plans Art Work Art Work Slide 1

Art Work Slide 2 Art Work Slide 3 Art Work Slide 4

Art Work Slide 5 Art Work Slide 6 Art Work Slide 7

Art Work Slide 8 Art Work Slide 9 Burning Man City Scenes

City Scenes Slide 1 City Scenes Slide 2 City Scenes Slide 3

City Scenes Slide 4 Protecting the Playa Crews laying down protection

Note Pad Pad under art Burning off the ground

Slide25 Post-burn photo Post-burn photo 2

Gathering up debris Restoration Restoration crew looking for debris

Group photo of restoration crew Monitoring Original Protocols

Current Protocols Monitoring crew Monitoring photo 1

Monitoring photo 2 Monitoring photo 3 Before and After #1

Before and After #2 Before and After #3 Monitoring group photo

Clean up evaluation locations Debris findings Debris item sizes

Debris items Debris sample findings Type of debris