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An overview of the Bureau of Land Management in Nevada

Posted 8/26/2015

Kate Sorom, Interpretive Park Ranger, BLM-Red Rock Canyon.

Kate Sorom, Interpretive Park Ranger, BLM-Red Rock Canyon. Photos courtesy of Kate Sorom.

Nevada Naturalist 2015 Lecture Series continues

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Nevada Naturalist program presents BLM, Red Rock Canyon and other public lands as part of the 2015 Lecture Series on September 24. The hour-long presentation begins at 7 p.m.

Join Kate Sorom, Interpretive Park Ranger at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, as she provides an overview of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Nevada and discusses some of the educational and interpretive programming available for folks of all ages geared to help them enjoy their public lands. In Nevada, BLM administers nearly 48 million acres of public lands.

Sorom is a Las Vegas native and holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Nevada, Reno in Natural Resource Science with an emphasis in Forestry and Range Management. She is an interpretive park ranger employed by the BLM at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area for the last 18 years.

The 2015 Lecture Series will be held at the Lifelong Learning Center located at 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nev. For more information, email or call Denise Parsons at 702-948-5906.

Nevada Naturalist, a Cooperative Extension program, focuses on giving a broad understanding of nature to participants interested in learning, volunteering, teaching and participating in conservation projects and issues. The program will also give participants the skills and confidence necessary to make a difference for environmental stewardship and conservation in southern Nevada.

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