The BLM welcomes public input on proposal to restore former target shooting area


Bureau of Land Management

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Redding Field Office

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REDDING, Calif. — The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comments on a proposal to restore an unused target shooting area along Clear Creek Road near Redding.

A preliminary engineering evaluation/cost analysis on the project, available for review at, for removing hazardous material at the Lower Creek site. The nine-acre area along Clear Creek Road was used for recreational target shooting from the 1980s until 1999. Recreational target shooting was discontinued in recreational areas of the Clear Creek Greenway in 1999 for public safety reasons.

Comments are due by Dec. 13, 2022. Anyone interested can comment by using the “participate now” link on the above referenced website. Comments can be sent by mail to: Bureau of Land Management, Redding Field Office, 6640 Lockheed Drive, Redding, CA 96002, Attention: Chad Endicott. The BLM will also accept comments emailed to Endicott at

For more information, contact Endicott at 530-224-2140.

A creek flowing through a canyon with trees.
Clear Creek. Image by BLM.

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.