A meeting with Indian land allotment owners moved the Bureau of Land Management one step closer to a draft plan for the Pine Nuts.
"It went very well," said Tom Crawford, project manager for the BLM Pine Nut Management Plan.
"We are very pleased with the effort the (Washoe) Tribe put into this," he said. "We are now able to understand the issues from the owners and the tribal perspective."
The meeting Tuesday was the first time the BLM met with Washoe Tribe members and allotment owners with the Washoe Indian Pine Nut Allotment Landowners Association (WIPALA) and the non-profit …