Bureau of Land Management

Large marijuana garden cut down near Colfax

A marijuana garden, containing 16,721 plants, was cut down by Placer County Sheriff's Office detectives Wednesday northeast of Colfax.  The illegal grow was discovered by dete ...

Boating, fishing, camping: Memorial Day weekend approaches

Memorial Day weekend is approaching, when families enjoy three days to get away, camp, fish and have fun.Campgrounds near and far, from the refreshing salt air coastal regions up t ...

Bly Tunnel valve at Eagle Lake is shut and locked

For years, water has flowed from the Bly Tunnel at Eagle Lake, feeding Willow Creek. There is and has not been a fishery at Willow Creek. The water that flowed down primarily was u ...

Turns out there’s no fix for Eagle Lake — for now

Two years ago, the Bureau of Land Management held hearings about the possibility of closing a source of water drain from Eagle Lake, a large section of pipe called the Bly Tunnel.E ...

Hunting opens this weekend in Balance of State Zone

The Department of Fish and Game has estimated more than 50,000 shotgunners visited the fields in 2010, hoping to bag a duck or goose for the dinner table.The northeastern zone for ...

Abalone fishery now officially closed in Sonoma County

The dying off of abalone since August throughout the diving areas of Sonoma County has been reported here.It was attributed to a red tide, bacteria-laden water so called because it ...

Don’t know the nuances of turkey hunting? Attend this seminar

There are hunting clubs and, well, there are hunting clubs. Some might be just a few guys getting together, pooling their available funds and leasing some land only they have acces ...

AmeriCorps crews join BLM to reduce fire risk

Eleven young Americans from across the United States are working to restore habitat and reduce fire danger in the Sierra foothills. Members of AmeriCorps National Civilian Communi ...

Unofficial Cape Horn shooting range officially closed

It’s no longer a definite maybe. The Bureau of Land Management has started the process to permanently close down a target shooting range in the Cape Horn area. The range, which ...

Colfax shooting range closed

The Bureau of Land Management announced Friday that the shooting range off Carpenter Road in the Secretown/Magra area has been closed. The closure was done to protect maintenance ...