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Carson City District
Release Date: 05/17/12
Contacts: Lisa Ross , 775-885-6107 ,
News Release No. CCDO 2012-28

America the Beautiful Military Recreational Lands Passes Available at Spring Wings Festival in Fallon

Carson City, Nev. - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Carson City District will distribute the new military version of the America the Beautiful Recreational Pass on May 19, at the Spring Wings Festival in Fallon, Nev. The festival is located at the Churchill County Fairgrounds Complex, off Sheckler Road and Hwy 95- South. The annual pass will offer free access to some BLM-managed public lands for active duty military members and their dependents. Please bring an active duty military ID or dependent card to receive your pass.

This military version of the America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass also permits free entrance to sites managed by the National Park Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Bureau of Reclamation, and the U.S. Forest Service. The pass is also available from these agencies.

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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 sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. In Fiscal Year 2015, the BLM generated $4.1 billion in receipts from activities occurring on public lands.

Carson City District   5665 Morgan Mill Road      Carson City, NV 89701  

Last updated: 04-14-2015