Elko BLM Public Affairs Office Greg Deimel appeared on the program with an update on various topics related to public lands. From hiring for fire jobs to upcoming recreation opportunities including snowshoe hikes the local office is collaborating with various agencies. The California Trail Interpretive Center is hosting a fine arts exhibit and several special events for the month.
(August 7, 2020) – Elko BLM District Manager Gerald Dixon hosted local Fire Prevention specialist Clint Mothershed to talk about expanded fire restrictions on public lands statewide. More than 80-percent of wild land fires so far this year have been human-caused. Hunting season, camping, recreating and any number of public uses enhances the opportunity for an accidental fire start. BLM officials discussed fire prevention, fire resources and the importance of protecting and preserving public lands for multiple