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Southern Nevada District Office
Release Date: 04/23/13
Contacts: Kirsten Cannon , 702-515-5057 ,

Volunteer Clean-up Scheduled in West Las Vegas on May 11

Las Vegas – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Southern Nevada District Office, Get Outdoors Nevada and Clark County Commissioner Larry Brown will be conducting a volunteer clean-up on the eastern edge of Lone Mountain on Saturday, May 11 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Volunteers will to help remove illegally dumped trash and litter in the area between the Lone Mountain Park and the base of Lone Mountain.

Efforts will involve walking in the desert, bending over and picking up trash.  Sturdy shoes, a hat and sunblock are recommended.  The BLM will provide snacks, water, trash bags, gloves and hand tools.

Registration begins on site at 8:30 a.m., the clean-up will run from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

In Southern Nevada, BLM sponsors about 10 volunteer clean-up events each year.  Last year, volunteers remove 270 yards of trash from public lands.  This amount equals an 80 story building that is three feet wide or almost 39 standard dump trucks.

For more information or to sign up, contact Mark Chiger at the BLM, (702) 515-5166 or

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.

Last updated: 04-20-2015