BLM and NDOW Hosting Meeting on Wildlife Management in Wilderness Areas and Wilderness Study Areas

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Southern Nevada District Office and Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) is seeking input regarding issues related to wildlife management activities in wilderness and wilderness study areas.

The BLM is in the process of preparing a Programmatic Environmental Assessment (EA) regarding NDOW’s Annual Operations and Maintenance Schedule of proposed fish and wildlife management activities, projects, and developments planned within 13 designated wilderness areas and four wilderness study areas throughout Southern Nevada.

The meetings will include a brief presentation from the BLM and NDOW followed by an open house. Written comment forms will be available at the meeting.

  • Tuesday, February 9 at 2:00–3:30pm at the Summerlin Library Conference Room, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89134
  • Tuesday, February 9 at 6:00–7:30pm at the Nevada Division of State Parks Conference Room, 4747 Vegas Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89108
  • Wednesday, February 10 at 6:00–7:30pm at the Nevada Division of State Parks Conference room, 4747 Vegas Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89108


Written comments may also be sent to through February 26, 2016. If you need additional information, please contact Steve Leslie, Wilderness planner at 702-515-5054 or

The public will also have additional opportunities to comment on the proposed project when the draft Environmental Assessment is released in August 2016.

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.