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Humboldt Conservation Camp

8105 Conservation Road
P.O. Box 1069
Winnemucca, Nevada 89446
PHONE: (775) 623-6530

Administrative Staff:
Robert LeGrand, Warden
William Sandie, Associate Warden
Quentin Byrne, Associate Warden
Lt. Tim Garrett, Camp Manager


Located in
Humboldt County, Humboldt Conservation Camp officially opened in 1986,
and is made up from 22 trailers brought down from the Alaskan pipeline
project. Humboldt Conservation Camp is an NDF fire camp, and can have up
to six 12 man crews fighting fire 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) 623- 6535.


Humboldt Conservation Camp consist of a total of 12 positions. Breakdown is as follows:

  • 1 Correctional Lieutenant
  • 1 Correctional Sergeant
  • 1 Senior Correctional Officer
  • 1 Correctional Caseworker
  • 8 Correctional Officers
  • 1 Storekeeper
  • Capacity:

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


    General Population: Saturday and Sunday - 12:15pm to 4:00pm

    Programs: Vocational Training, Educational Opportunities, and Treatment Services

    Conservation Camp offers a wide range of programs for all of the inmate
    population and an opportunity to enroll in educational classes in
    pursuit of a GED, and 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.