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Replanting begins on Alpine County burn

Beginning Tuesday, replanting on 81 acres burned in the 2011 Airport fire will be replanted by local, state and federal workers. The Bureau of Land Management, Carson City District, American Forests, Nevada Conservation Corps, and Alpine County are to reforesting areas burned by the fire. This 2011 fire burned 81 acres of BLM and Alpine County managed land located near the Indian Creek Recreation Area and Alpine County Airport. Last fall, the BLM and Alpine County developed an agreement which allowed for consistent reforestation of the fire area across the two ownerships. The BLM will use federal fire rehabilitation funds …

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