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.
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.
The Bureau of Land Management announces nearly 800 acres of land have been purchased over the last five years to expand efforts in habitat conservation and recreation opportunities, much of which surrounds the Susanville area. The expansion, as BLM state director Karen Mouristen, says, “... Read More.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thirty-five wild mares return to the wild. The BLM plans to release the mares that were gathered over the summer back into the Twin Peaks herd management area that is northeast of Susanville. Tomorrow as long as the weather holds and the country roads... Read More.
Starting tomorrow you may see smoke along the Bizz Johnson trail from highway 36. The Bureau of Land Management will begin a pile-burning project in the 2020 Hog fire burn scar. They will be clearing tree limbs and brush to reduce wildfire risk and clear... Read More.