BLM seeks public input on proposed Ash Springs Management Plan

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Ely District, Caliente Field Office is seeking public input to aid in the development of a management plan for the popular Ash Springs Recreation Site, located alongside U.S. Highway 93 about 100 miles north of Las Vegas.  The deadline to provide input is Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

The BLM has scheduled two public meetings in Nevada, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Dates and locations are:

•Wednesday, Feb. 3, BLM Southern Nevada District Office, 4701 North Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas

•Thursday, Feb. 4, Pahranagat Valley High School multi-purpose room, 151 South Main St, Alamo

The plan would provide the Ely District management direction for the BLM-administered portion of Ash Springs and address visitor usage and public safety, endangered and sensitive species habitat, water quality, and compliance with existing local, state and federal laws.

Interested individuals should address all written comments to the BLM Caliente Field Office, P.O. Box 237, Caliente, NV 89008-0237 Attn: Ash Springs.  Comments may also be submitted electronically with the subject, “ATTN: Ash Springs” to blm_nv_ash_springs@blm.gov.  Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment – including your personal identifying information – may be made publicly available at any time.  While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

For more information or to be placed on the mailing list, contact the BLM Caliente Field Office at (775) 726-8100 or blm_nv_ash_springs@blm.gov.

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