BLM Seeks Comments on Gold Mine Expansion Project

Hog Ranch Minerals is looking to expand its operations near Alturas in search of gold. Over the next ten years, the mining company plans to construct permanent and temporary access roads, install drill pads and exploration holes, install a water well and create a... Read More.

BLM Applegate Field Office Starts Pile Burn Near Alturas

Visible smoke near Alturas and along US 395 should not raise your concern. The Bureau of Land Management's Applegate Field Office will be burning piles of juniper trees and limbs today through Thursday. The burn will occur 10 miles south of Alturas in the... Read More.

BLM Seeking Comments on Expanding Solar Plan

The Bureau of Land Management is seeking your thoughts on expanding its Western Solar Plan as it seeks to bring the program into five additional western states. A recent environmental impact report was announced for the solar energy plan that updates existing solar energy policies... Read More.

Wild Horse and Burro Adoptions Paused at BLM Litchfeild Corrals

BLM suspends wild horse and burro adoptions due to icy conditions. Freezing temperatures and heavy snowfall from the latest round of winter storms have created unsafe conditions in moving the animals into the loading area. Until conditions improve all Wild horse and burro adoptions at... Read More.

BLM Seeks Comments on 900,000 Acre Fuel Reduction Project

A largescale 44-county fuel reduction treatment is in the works through the Bureau of Land Management, and they are looking for your thoughts. The plan to expedite fuel reduction treatments and fire protection efforts near high fire-risk areas will spread across the public lands... Read More.

BLM Donates Fire Engine to Fort Bidwell Volunteer FD

This year, the Bureau of Land Management donated a fire engine to a third rural volunteer fire department. A wildland fire engine has been given to the Fort Bidwell Volunteer Fire Department, a small Modoc County department that often partners with the BLM and other... Read More.

BLM Plans Pile Burning Projects in Lassen and Modoc Counties

The Bureau of Land Management's Applegate field office will begin three week-long controlled burns today in Lassen and Modoc County. Piles of small brush and trees made from fuel reduction projects over the summer will be part of the burn. The project's areas consist of... Read More.