Public invited to participate in Nevada Bureau of Land Management realty broadband workshop

BLM Office:

Nevada State Office



Media Contact:

Kira Treich

RENO, Nev. –The Bureau of Land Management invites industry representatives and the interested public to a workshop on legal authorizations (also known as “rights of way”) for broadband installations on public land. The workshop will be held virtually, on Thursday, Nov. 17, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

“There is a great deal of interest in broadband development in Nevada and we think this workshop will serve as a useful guide for the public and our proponents,” said Alan Shepherd, BLM Nevada Deputy State Director of Resources, Lands, and Planning.  

The workshop will provide attendees current information on the broadband application process. The workshop will be hosted via a ZOOM virtual classroom setting. 

Topics will include, but are not limited to: 

  • The SF-299 application form and process 
  • How to write a Plan of Development 
  • Cost recovery, rental fees, bonding 

National Environmental Policy Act  RSVP on or before November 14, 2022, to Edison Garcia, Land Law Examiner, at (775) 861-6530 or email  Please provide names of all the attendees, the company represented, and an email address to receive any updates on the workshop. To sign up, go to:  Join ZoomGov Meeting  

For more information, please contact Kira Treich, Acting Nevada State Rights-of-Way Lead, at



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.