Plumas National Forest steps up fire restrictions. With extended hot weather increasing the likelihood of fire dangers and drying of fuels the forest service is entering stage II of their fire restrictions levels. This means you can only build campfires in designated recreation sites... Read More.
Stage one fire restrictions come to the Plumas National Forest and BLM-managed lands in the Battle Mountain District in Elko. Fire danger continues to increase with the onset of summer and forest fuel conditions are drying up. In addition to fireworks not being allowed... Read More.
The first water restrictions reach the region amid a third year of extreme drought conditions throughout the state. Hamilton Branch Community Services district has announced it will enter stage 1 of a water ordinance. You will need to reduce your water usage by 20%.... Read More.