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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Ely District Office
 
Release Date: 07/17/13
Contacts: Chris Hanefeld , 775-289-1842 , chanefel@blm.gov
News Release No. 2013-50

BLM Accepting Bids for Commercial Pine Nut Harvest


The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is accepting sealed, written bids for the commercial harvesting of pine nut units in the BLM Elko and Ely districts.  The deadline to submit a bid is 9 a.m. PT, Tuesday, Aug. 13.

Bids should be mailed to the BLM Ely District Office, HC33 Box 33500, Ely, NV 89301 Attn: Timothy Mabey, Ely District forester.  A separate certified check, bank draft, cashier’s check, or money order in the amount of $300 payable to the Bureau of Land Management, USDI must accompany the bid for each sale area as a security deposit to be applied toward the purchase price, refunded, or retained for application toward payment of damages.

An oral auction is scheduled at 9 a.m. PT, Tuesday, Aug. 13, at the BLM Ely District Office, 702 North Industrial Way, in Ely.  A written bid and security deposit are required to participate in the oral auction.  The prospectus, advertisement, bid forms, maps and sample contract are available at the BLM Ely District Office.

For more information, contact Timothy Mabey, BLM Ely District forester, at (775) 289-1800 or tmabey@blm.gov



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: 07-17-2013