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SNPLMA Round 14 Preliminary Recommendation

The Preliminary Recommendation is an interim product in the process of identifying and selecting projects for funding from the Special Account for the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act (Public Law 105-263), as amended, (SNPLMA). The list of projects was generated from a call for nominations for Round 14 of SNPLMA. 

The eligible project categories for Round 14 are Capital Improvements; Parks, Trails, and Natural Areas; Conservation Initiatives; Environmentally Sensitive Land Acquisitions; Hazardous Fuels Reduction and Wildfire Prevention; Clark County Multi-Species Habitat Conservation Plan and Implementation (MSHCP); and the Eastern Nevada Landscape Restoration Project.  The subgroup for each project category, except the MSHCP category, reviewed, scored and ranked the nominations according to criteria approved by the SNPLMA Executive Committee on July 18, 2012, for use during the round. The MSHCP category ranking process is managed by Clark County according to a process outlined in the SNPLMA Implementation Agreement.

The Preliminary Recommendation includes a proposed budget and tables in the Appendix for each of the seven project categories listed below. The projects listed on these tables are in priority order.

- Parks, Trails and Natural Areas

- Capital Improvements

- Conservation Initiatives

- Environmentally Sensitive Land Acquisitions

- Hazardous Fuels Reduction and Wildfire Prevention

- Eastern Nevada Landscape Restoration Project

- Multi-Species Habitat Conservation Plan and Implementation

 
45-DAY PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

The Press Release, complete Preliminary Recommendation (including detailed charts of projects in each category), Executive Summaries, and electronic binders of the full nominations in each category can be accessed in PDF format below. 

The purpose of releasing the Preliminary Recommendation and project lists is to obtain input from all interested parties. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is accepting written comments on these nominations until close of business (4:30 PM Pacific Time) on Wednesday, June 19, 2013. Comments may be mailed to:
Amy Lueders
SNPLMA Executive Committee Chair
BLM Nevada State Office
1340 Financial Boulevard
Reno, NV 89502-7147

Comments are also accepted via fax to the attention of the SNPLMA Executive Committee Chair at (775) 861-6601; or can be emailed to snplma@blm.gov. The SNPLMA Executive Committee will meet in August to review comments received and develop a final recommendation for consideration by the Secretary of the Department of the Interior in consultation with the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture. Questions may be addressed to the BLM Nevada State Office at (775) 861-6401. 


 Executive Summaries

Consolidated Executive Summaries 


 
*Electronic Binders of Full Nominations 

Parks, Trails, and Natural Areas

Capital Improvements

Conservation Initiatives

Environmentally Sensitive Land Acquisitions

Hazardous Fuels Reduction and Wildfire Prevention

Eastern Nevada Landscape Restoration Project

 
*Nomination binders for each category are also accessible to the public at the following locations:
  • BLM Nevada State Office, 1340 Financial Boulevard, Reno, Nevada
  • BLM Elko District Office, 3900 East Idaho Street, Elko, Nevada
  • BLM Ely District Office, 702 North Industrial Way, Ely, Nevada
  • BLM Southern Nevada District Office, 4701 North Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • BLM Carson City District Office, 5665 Morgan Mill Road, Carson City, Nevada