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[6/21/19] Fire Restrictions Increase

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Although summer officially starts today, fire season began last month. As temperatures rise and fuels dry out, state and local agencies are increasing fire restrictions. The Bureau of Land Management, State Departments of Fish & Wildlife and Natural Resources, and Commissioners for Chelan and Douglas Counties all signed resolutions over the last week. BLM’s order […]

[6/12/19] Dam Vehicle Restrictions Continue

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For anglers near Grand Coulee Dam, the Bureau of Reclamation says it is restricting vehicle access but will continue to allow fishing, recreation and use of the boat ramp on land adjacent to the Dam, locally known as Geezer Beach. BLM said due to safety concerns, cars, trucks, all-terrain vehicles and recreational vehicles will be […]

[3/5/19] Horse Country

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The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking Washington and Oregon State contractors for off-range pastures to provide a free-roaming environment and quality care for wild horses removed from Western public lands. The BLM will award multiple contracts that can accommodate 200 – 5,000 head of wild horses, with a four-year or nine-year renewal option. […]