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BLM manager responds to enforcement questions

Public reaction to news of the local Bureau of Land Management patrolling for people “illegally taking artifacts out of the desert” has been mixed – from anger and outrage to belief in regulations. The BLM Field Office Manager Bernadette Lovato talked to Sierra Wave Media about details of enforcement. To many in the Eastern Sierra, […]

 
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A sierrawave.net reader provided  photos of the damage and thefts at the petroglyph site.  This shows an attempt to steal with four sides cut by a saw.

Stolen petroglyphs recovered

UPDATE:  2-1-13  BLM Field Office Manager Bernadette Lovato said that BLM “received anonymous information and we recovered the petroglyphs.” Bureau of Land Management investigators don’t want to say where or how, but they confirmed today that the petroglyph panels stolen from the major rock art site north of Bishop have been recovered and are in […]

 
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