Nevadans must have a seat at the table............Congressman Mark Amodei A significant issue for Nevadans, which dovetails with economic growth, is public land management. I believe that it is possible to leverage our natural resources in an economically and environmentally responsible way. Read More
"Governor creates new Sage Grouse Advisory Committee" (Reno Gazette-Journal, 4/12/12) "Apparently responding to U.S. Interior Department Secretary Ken Salazar, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval ... issued an executive order creating a new nine-member Greater Sage Grouse Advisory Committee to provide recommendations no later than July 31 of this year in an effort to prevent a federal Endangered Species Act listing which could 'have significant adverse effects' on Nevada's 'custom, culture and economy'." www.rgj.com/article/20120413/MVN01/304130041/Governor-creates-new-Sage-Grouse-Advisory-Committee
FS Requests Public Input Regarding Review of Austin and Tonopah Travel Mgmt Plans
Travel Management regulations provide for revision of designated roads, as needed. As the Austin and Tonopah Travel Management Plan has been implemented, District staff have received comments from the public that there are roads that were overlooked, roads that may not be passable to the vehicle class identified, and roads and trails that may need different designations. Between now and November of 2012, Austin and Tonopah District staff are requesting public comments and participation to identify where changes may be needed to the overall Forest Transportation System.
Over the next eight months, District staff will be available by appointment to review the maps and talk about specific concerns. The Austin Office is located at 100 Midas Canyon Road, in Austin, Nevada, and the Tonopah Office is located at 1400 S. Erie Main Street, in Tonopah, Nevada.
The Austin Office telephone number is 775-964-2671. The Tonopah Office telephone number is 775-482-6286.