BLM Battle Mountain District to Conduct Prescribed Burning in the Railroad Valley Wildlife Management Area

BATTLE MOUNTAIN, Nev.-- The Battle Mountain District Office (BMDO) is planning to conduct prescribed burning activities during the months of February through March 2023 in the Lockes Pond and Big Well Units of the Railroad Valley Wildlife Management Area.  

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 western states, including Alaska, on behalf of the American people. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. Our mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.

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Battle Mountain District Office


Tim Howell