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News Release
Media Advisory: Virtual Press Event on Public Safety and Burned Area Fire Closures from the 2020 Fire Season - 06/17/21

Portland, Ore. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will have burned area fire closures this summer due to the 2020 fire season because of public safety concerns. As more people continue to get outside, the BLM wants the public to be aware of the current closures and the safety reasons behind these closures.

Media are invited to participate in a virtual press event with BLM OR/WA recreation and safety specialists who will provide information about the remaining burned area fire closures and the effects on recreation.

What:              Public Safety and Burned Area Fire Closures from the 2020 Fire Season

Where:            Virtual via Zoom      

Date:               June 23, 2021                      

Time:              9 AM to 10 AM PST            

Who:               Maya Fuller, BLM OR/WA Recreation Specialist and Randall Rishe, BLM OR/WA Safety Specialist

RSVP REQUIRED: Please RSVP by close of business on MONDAY, JUNE 21. Please provide your name and affiliated media organization to Morgan Rubanow, BLM Public Affairs Specialist: ubanow@blm.gov">mrubanow@blm.gov. A link to the event and additional details will be provided.




This year, we invite everyone to reimagine your public lands as we celebrate 75 years of the BLM’s stewardship and service to the American people.?The BLM manages approximately 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The agency’s mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.

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