The closure covers more than 3,500 square miles between the Idaho line and U.S. Interstate 80, about 200 miles northeast of Reno.
Experts warn that it could become more common as the American West faces larger and more destructive wildfires.
New strategy would also make use of technological advances, like remote sensing, fire simulation tools and mapping technologies.
The Trump administration is pledging to work more closely with state and local officials to prevent
U.S. government water managers say a vital reservoir on the Colorado River will be able to meet the demands of Mexico and U.S. Southwest for the next 13 months, but a looming shortage could trigger cutbacks as soon as the end of 2019
BLM announced on July 24 that it would no longer use mandatory off-site compensatory mitigation on most federal land.
Nevada and California politicians say the large and deadly wildfires burning in California are a reminder of the risk that fires pose to the Lake Tahoe Basin
Some residents of a southern Nevada town that has long embraced a local herd of burros want the federal government to do more to control the wild donkey population
Nevada’s $195 million in sales the first six months dwarfed the totals in other legalized recreational pot states.
More than 300 firefighters were battling the fire that was estimated Tuesday to be 31 percent contained.