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Tonopah Field Office
Release Date: 09/12/12
Contacts: Bruce Andersen , 775-482-7844 ,
News Release No. BMDO 2012-29

Volunteers Invited to Clean Up Day at Crescent Dunes Recreation Area

Tonopah, Nev. — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Tonopah Field Office is seeking public involvement in the National Public Lands Day (NPLD) clean-up project at the Crescent Dunes Recreation Area on September 29. The recreation area is located 14 miles northwest of Tonopah, Nev., and receives significant public use as a camping area and off-highway vehicle play area.

Join the BLM and fellow recreation lovers to clean-up litter and debris around the staging and camping areas, clean out fire rings, and install new entrance and welcome signs.

Participants are asked to meet at the Tonopah Field Office, 1553 S. Main St., Tonopah NV at 8:00 a.m. The clean-up will run from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Lunch will be provided. Advanced signups would be preferable to insure enough food for everyone.

National Public Lands Day is the nation’s largest hands-on volunteer effort to improve and enhance the public lands American’s enjoy.

If you are interested in participating or need more information, please call Bruce Andersen at 775- 482-7844 or email him at

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.

Tonopah Field Office   1553 South Main Street      Tonopah, NV 89049  

Last updated: 04-14-2015