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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Southern Nevada District Office
 
Release Date: 06/17/13
Contacts: Kirsten Cannon , 702-515-5057 , k1cannon@blm.gov

BLM to Host June 20 Red Rock Canyon Open House on ADA Trail


Las Vegas – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Red Rock/Sloan Field Office will host meetings on June 20, 2013 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Red Rock Canyon visitor center classroom.

The BLM is proposing to construct an interpretive trail that meets Americans with Disabilities Act standards with funding and support from Red Rock Canyon Interpretive Association and Friends of Red Rock Canyon. At the open house, the BLM will be providing information about the trail design and will be requesting suggestions on the interpretive theme and how to best provide the information to those with varying disabilities. 

This open house is part of a series the third Thursday of each month to give the public an opportunity to meet BLM staff, get information about projects and planning, and ask questions about the management of Red Rock and Sloan Canyon National Conservation Areas and Walking Box Ranch.

When participants enter the fee booth at the entrance of the 13-Mile Scenic Drive, they should tell the attendant that they are participating in the open house and fees will be waived.

If you have any questions, please contact Lee Kirk at jkirk@blm.gov 702-515-5370.


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: 06-17-2013