BLM closes public lands in Trinity County due to Monument Fire
REDDING, Calif. – The Bureau of Land Management has temporarily closed public lands in Trinity County to protect public safety from the encroaching Monument Fire. The closure is in effect until further notice.
Areas affected are BLM-managed public lands west of Glennison Gap and Democrat Gulch Road, north of California State Highway 3 and Hayfork, east of the North Fork Trinity River and Ewing Reservoir, and south of Barney Gulch.
The emergency closure order can be viewed at https://www.blm.gov/sites/blm.gov/files/docs/2021-08/ClosureOrder_DouglasCity_Aug2021_508.pdf.
More information is available by telephoning the BLM Redding Field Office, 530-224-2100.
This year, we invite everyone to reimagine your public lands as we celebrate 75 years of the BLM’s stewardship and service to the American people. The BLM manages approximately 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The agency’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.