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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Southern Nevada District Office
 
Release Date: 07/26/13
Contacts: Kirsten Cannon , 702-515-5057 , k1cannon@blm.gov

BLM Seeks Comment on Jumbo Springs and Lime Canyon Draft Wilderness Management Plan


Las Vegas – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Las Vegas Field Office invites the public to review and comment on the Jumbo Springs Wilderness and Lime Canyon Wilderness ─ Draft Wilderness Management Plan (WMP) and Environmental Assessment (EA). The comment period is open today through August 24, 2013.

You can view the Draft WMP and EA by accessing the BLM Southern Nevada District website at http://www.blm.gov/nv/st/en/fo/lvfo.html where it will be listed “In the Spotlight.” Select “Jumbo Springs Wilderness and Lime Canyon Wilderness Draft Plan and Environmental Assessment.

The Draft WMP and EA addresses management policies and actions within the wildernesses such as recreation management, restoration of disturbances, and actions immediately adjacent to the wilderness including access and information provided to the public.

Written comments may be addressed to lvwilderness@blm.gov, faxed to 702-515-5023 or mailed to Sendi Kalcic, Wilderness Specialist, Las Vegas Field Office, Bureau of Land Management, 4701 N. Torrey Pines Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89130 during the comment period. If you have questions about this project, please call 702-515-5297.

Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment – including your personal identifying information – may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.


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: 08-01-2013