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August 20, 2013
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Cooperative effort tackles Bison fire recovery

Within days after the Bison fire was contained, a team of stakeholders was making plans for the most cost-effective ways to rehabilitate the burn area from the 24,137-acre fire. Ryan Elliott, fire rehabilitation coordinator for the Carson City district of the Bureau of Land Management, said in an interview last week, participants had 21 days to develop a fire rehabilitation emergency stabilization plan. The plan was submitted on Aug. 5, and has been approved by the state office. Elliott said he is waiting for national approval and funding. So far, about $1 million has been allocated for rehabilitation for the …

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