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Wilderness Study Areas in Nevada (WSA)

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  • - 112 WSAs, 5.1 million acres
  • - Most WSAs and largest acreage in BLM
  • - All or portions of 52 WSAs recommended "suitable" for wilderness designation.
  • - Nevada manages 112 WSAs totaling about 5.1 million acres.
  • - All or portions of 52 WSAs recommended "suitable" for wilderness designation totaling about 1.9 million acres.
  • - All or portions of 60 WSAs totaling about 3.2 million acres recommended to be released from further wilderness consideration.

Office WSA Acreage

  • Elko 10 272,000
  • Winn. 21 1,144,000
  • Carson 6 525,000
  • Ely 25 1,265,000
  • Las Vegas 21 591,000
  • Battle Mtn. 17 722,000
  • EagleLake/Surprise _12 553,000
  • Totals 112 5,072,000

Editors note:

Question?

Why doesn't the BLM release the 3.2 million acres not suitable for wilderness.

 

(This Information was OCR'd and may be inacurate in this form)

Last modified on Thursday, 06 May 2010 16:33
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