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Release Date: 07/30/14
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News Release No. ELY 2014-029

BLM Accepting Bids for Commercial Pine Nut Harvest

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is accepting sealed, written bids for the commercial harvesting of pine nut units in the BLM Elko and Ely districts.  The deadline to submit a bid is 9:30 a.m. PDT, Tuesday, Aug. 12.

Bids should be mailed to the BLM Ely District Office, HC33 Box 33500, Ely, NV 89301 Attn: Cody Coombs.  A separate certified check, bank draft, cashier’s check, or money order in the amount of $300 payable to the Bureau of Land Management, USDI must accompany the bid for each sale area.  The $300 security deposit will be applied toward the purchase price, refunded, or retained for application toward payment of damages.

An oral auction is scheduled at 9:30 a.m. PT, Tuesday, Aug. 12, at the BLM Ely District Office, 702 North Industrial Way, in Ely.  A written bid and security deposit are required to participate in the oral auction.

The prospectus, advertisement, bid forms, maps and sample contract are available at the BLM Ely District Office.  For more information, contact Cody Coombs, BLM Ely District supervisory natural resource specialist, at (775) 289-1800 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.

Ely District Office   702 North Industrial Way      Ely, NV 89301  

Last updated: 04-17-2015