BLM Travel Management, Sage Grouse Plans, Fire Season

Elko District Bureau of Land Management Public Affairs Officer Greg Deimel and Tuscarora Field Manager Melanie Peterson discuss Charleston Travel Management planning. the Sage Grouse Plan Amendment, outline California Trail Interpretive Center spring programs and promote a May 7th Mining Workshop.

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