Tag Archives: Bureau of Land Management

BLM Plans Wild Horse Gather in Rio Blanco County

wild horsesThe Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comments on a proposal to gather excess wild horses in northwest Colorado within the White River Field Office to sustain healthy public lands and wild horse populations. Maintaining healthy wild horse populations is a key aspect of the BLM’s multiple use mission to manage public Continue reading

BLM Planning Prescribed Burns in Moffat County

controlled-burns-300The Bureau of Land Management Little Snake Field Office is planning to conduct up to two prescribed fires in the upcoming week in the Douglas Mountain area 30 miles west of Maybell to reduce the threat from large wildland fires and Continue reading

BLM Taking Inventory of Roads and Trails

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management is asking for the public’s help in reviewing its road and trail inventory for lands managed by the White River Field Office. Over the next several years the field office will undertake a comprehensive travel management planning process looking at the Continue reading

BLM Amends Management Plan for White River Field Office

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management Friday released its Proposed Oil and Gas Amendment to the White River Field Office Resource Management Plan, which will help guide oil and gas development in northwestern Colorado’s Piceance Basin for the next 20 years. The Continue reading

BLM Seeks Public Comment on Plant Expansion

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management is now seeking public comments on a proposed sodium bicarbonate plant expansion 37 miles southwest of Meeker. Natural Soda’s planned expansion of the Piceance Creek Basin processing facility would double its current 250,000 tons per-year Continue reading

BLM to Perform Prescribed Burn in Western Moffat County

controlled-burns-300The Bureau of Land Management Little Snake Field Office is planning a prescribed fire 30 miles west of Maybell in the Douglas Mountain area on 124 acres of BLM land. Burning is expected to take place today, if weather and ground Continue reading

BLM Re-issues Shed Antler Hunter Warning

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management Little Snake Field Office is reminding people collecting shed antlers in northwest Colorado that it is illegal to travel off existing roads in a motor vehicle on lands managed by the BLM. The BLM is re-issuing the reminder after an uptick in people seeking Continue reading

BLM Seeks Public Input on Coal Mine Modification

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management Little Snake Field Office is now seeking public comment on a coal lease modification 30 miles southeast of Craig. Twentymile Coal Company seeks to modify their existing federal coal lease at the Foidel Creek Mine by 310 acres to gain access to Continue reading

BLM to Burn Slash Piles Today in Grand County

controlled-burns-300The Bureau of Land Management Kremmling Field Office is planning to burn slash piles of lodgepole pine today, if weather and air quality conditions are favorable. Slash piles are burned when there is at least three inches or more of Continue reading

Northwest Colorado RAC to Meet in Silt Next Week

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management’s Northwest Resource Advisory Council will meet next week in Silt. Agenda items include briefings on multiple recent agency projects to include the Roan Settlement, Transwest Pipeline, and an orientation briefing regarding BLM land sales and Continue reading

BLM Seeking Nominations for N.W. Colorado R.A.C.

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management’s Northwest Colorado district is seeking public nominations for open positions on the Resource Advisory Council, which advises the BLM on public land issues. The BLM’s RACs, composed of citizens chosen for their expertise in natural resource Continue reading

BLM Reminds Shed Hunters to do so Legally

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management Little Snake Field Office is reminding people planning to collect shed antlers in northwest Colorado this spring that it is illegal to travel off existing roads in a motor vehicle on lands managed by the BLM. People that illegally leave roads on ATVs or other Continue reading