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February 20, 2014
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Forest Service pile burning

The Bridgeport Ranger District on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest will soon begin pile burning across the district for the next two months. The objective is to restore sage grouse habitat, improve timber stand health, and reduce fuels in the wildland-urban-interface. Pile burning may occur in the following areas and for the following purposes: China Camp, 15 miles northeast of Bridgeport in Mineral County, Nevada, for sage grouse habitat restoration; Aurora Cemetery, approximately 18 miles east of Bridgeport, California, in Mineral County, Nevada, for creating a fuel break for protection of historic Aurora Cemetery; Twin Lakes 12 miles southwest of Bridgeport, …

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The Record Courier Updated Feb 24, 2014 06:24PM Published Feb 20, 2014 10:30AM Copyright 2014 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.