BLM Plans Prescribed Fire in Grass Valley Area of Trinity County

Fire crews from the Bureau of Land Management plan to conduct a 20-acre prescribed fire this week in the Little Grass Valley area south of the Buckhorn Station area along Highway 299 between Redding and Weaverville. Officials hope to complete… Continue Reading

Rangeland Advisory Committee Seeking New Member

The Modoc-Washoe Experimental Stewardship Steering Committee, a public rangeland advisory group, is seeking nominations for a member to represent sporting interests on public lands in northwest Nevada. Nominees should be knowledgeable about wildlife habitat management and issues important to hunters,… Continue Reading

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BLM, Redding Bike Club, Sponsor Kids Mountain Biking

Mountain bike riders aged 6 to 16 are invited to join the Bureau of Land Management and Redding Mountain Bike Club for a free guided bike ride on Sunday, Oct. 2, starting at 9 a.m. at the Swasey Recreation Area… Continue Reading

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A Shared Vision, Spanning Decades: The Redding Area’s Trail System

Back in the 1970s, the only thing resembling a “Sacramento River Trail” in Redding was an old railroad grade on the hillside between the river and some west Redding neighborhoods. Much as today, a thick layer of medium-sized rock covered… Continue Reading

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Finding Traction for the Redding Area’s Bicyclists

Cycling in the Redding area appears to have reached a potential coming of age. About 150 miles of paved and unpaved recreational trails invite bicyclists in the Redding area, thanks to the efforts of the Bureau of Land Management, the… Continue Reading

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Authorities Eradicate 22,000 Marijuana Plants Near Platina

Authorities with the California Department of Fish and Game, Campaign Against Marijuana Planting (CAMP), Tehama County Sheriff’s Department, Trinity County Sheriff’s Department, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, and U.S. Forest Service raided a large marijuana growing operation near Pattymocas Lookout… Continue Reading

Pot Raids Remove 82,704 Plants, Arrest 3, Seize Guns

Starting June 21 and ending June 30, 2011, the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Eradication Team conducted marijuana eradication operations throughout Shasta County. During the operations, a total of 82,704 marijuana plants were eradicated, 3 arrests were made and 3 weapons were seized. The weapons were an SKS assault type rifle, 12 gauge sawed-off shotgun and a .22 caliber rifle. Charges of 11358 H&S, 11359 H&S, 148(A)(1) PC and 12023 PC will be filed against all three suspects. Continue Reading

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Ambitious Trail Project Would Open Up Public Lands

One of the most ambitious recreation trail projects in Redding history is moving forward between Placer Road and the southeastern corner of Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. The Bureau of Land Management is planning a trail system of about 20.2 miles… Continue Reading