8105 Conservation Road
P.O. Box 1069
Winnemucca, Nevada 89446
(775) 977-5972

    Administrative Staff


    • Tim Garrett, Warden
    • Kara Legrand, Associate Warden
    • Daniel Collier, Associate Warden
    • Lt. Daniel Hermsmeier, Camp Manager



      Located in Humboldt County, Humboldt Conservation Camp officially opened in 1986 and consists of 22 trailers brought down from the Alaskan pipeline project. Humboldt Conservation Camp is an Nevada Division of Forestry fire camp and can have as many as six 10-man crews fighting fires at any given time. During the off time of firefighting, the crews spend their days doing project work, such as highway clean-up for Department of Transportation or working in the local community. Work crews are available for hire in the local community by contacting the NDF supervisor at (775) 977-5982.


        Humboldt Conservation Camp is operated by 14 employees:

        • 1 Correctional Lieutenant
        • 1 Correctional Sergeant
        • 1 Senior Correctional Officer
        • 1 Correctional Caseworker
        • 9 Correctional Officers
        • 1 Storekeeper


          Humboldt Conservation Camp has a total of 76 two-man rooms, giving it the capacity of 152 minimum-custody inmates.

            Programs: Vocational Training, Educational Opportunities, and Treatment Services

            Humboldt Conservation Camp offers a wide range of programs for the inmate population and an opportunity to pursue a GED or high school diploma. Humboldt Camp also coordinates with the Nevada Division of Forestry (NDF) in training of inmates to work on fire fighting crews during fire season.

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