From Northeastern Nevada: Multiple Elko County Sponsors Hosted a Sage-Grouse Viewing Tour on April 19
On Saturday, April 19, 2014, 40 attendees participated in a public tour was offered in Elko County, Nevada, to watch male sage-grouse dance on a lek, or strutting ground. Biologists were on hand to answer questions and provide spotting scopes. This event was sponsored by the Northeastern Nevada Stewardship Group, Newmont Mining, Barrick Gold, Noble Energy, Nevada Department of Wildlife, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service, and University of Nevada Cooperative Extension. Jarbidge and Ruby Mountain Ranger District employees that were present included Matt Boisseau, Deputy District Ranger, Birk Roseman, Range Specialist, and Wendy Bailey, Support Services Supervisor.
(April 14, 2014) - The Lamoille Canyon barricades have been removed. The snow is melted for the most part on the road to about a half mile below Terraces. [More Information]
The Humboldt-Toiyabe's spectacular 6.3 million acres makes it the largest national forest in the lower 48 states. Located in Nevada and a small portion of eastern California, the Forest offers year-round recreation of all types.