Tag Archives: Bureau of Land Management

Slash Pile Burns Planned for Jackson and Grand Counties

controlled-burns-300The Bureau of Land Management Kremmling Field Office is planning to burn slash piles of lodgepole pine in early November if weather conditions are favorable. Fire personnel will burn slash piles when there is at least three inches of Continue reading

Joe Meyer Named Northwest Colorado District Manager of BLM

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management has named long-time employee Joe Meyer as the new Northwest Colorado District Manager based in Grand Junction. Meyer comes to BLM Colorado from Wyoming, where he has been the Field Manager for the BLM Casper Field Office since Continue reading

Tipton’s Transparency Bill Heard in House Committee

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) legislation to increase transparency in public land transfers received a hearing in the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation yesterday. Tipton’s bill seeks to improve the transparency, oversight and notification of land exchanges involving U.S. Continue reading

BLM Seeking Comment on Trails Project Near Meeker

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on a proposal to develop a comprehensive non-motorized trail network near Meeker. The proposed project outlines two alternative trail systems in the China Wall area to provide recreation opportunities for hikers, Continue reading

Monday Kicks Off Small Game Seasons

PARKS AND WILDLIFEColorado Parks & Wildlife encourages celebrating the holiday with any of the small game and waterfowl opportunities that kick off Monday throughout the state. Colorado has over 23 million acres of public lands, including U.S. National Forest and Bureau of Land Management lands. Interested hunters need a current and Continue reading

BLM Seeks Comment on Public Land Access Closure

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management is now seeking public comment on a proposal to temporarily close access to public lands 15 miles north of Meeker for safety reasons. The proposed 24-month closure would prohibit public access to 1,850 acres of public land near Continue reading

Public Warned that Roads on BLM Lands Can be Dangerous this Weekend

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management Little Snake Field Office is urging the public to use caution this holiday weekend as recent rains have left many roads across BLM impassable, and the danger of local flash-flooding remains. Several visitors have reported being temporarily Continue reading

Gore Canyon Project Approved in Grand County

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management has authorized the proposed Gore Canyon Whitewater Park at the Pumphouse Recreation Site on the upper Colorado River. Grand County submitted a right-of-way application to build the feature across the full width of the river upstream of the Continue reading

Big Game Hunting Licenses Still Available

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife reminds hunters that there are still approximately 20,000 leftover big-game and turkey licenses are available, giving hunters plenty of opportunity to harvest a variety of species and to put fresh, healthy wild game meat on the table. Over-the-counter elk licenses are also now available. Continue reading

BLM NWRAC to Meet in Kremmling

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management’s Northwest Resource Advisory Council will meet August 21st at the Allington Inn in Kremmling.  Agenda items include a presentation on a population control method for wild horses, the Sutey Ranch Land Exchange, Upper Colorado River Continue reading

BLM Seeking Comments on Lease Sales

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management Little Snake Field Office yesterday released a preliminary environmental assessment analyzing the proposed sale of oil and gas leases on 41 parcels totaling 31,225 acres of public mineral estate in Moffatt and Routt counties.  The Assessment Continue reading

Area Fires Update For Sunday

fire season smallWindy conditions yesterday, combined with lightning resulted in several new fires. The Elk Springs Fire on State, Bureau of Land Management, and private land started late yesterday afternoon. Aerial and ground resources responded to the incident; however difficult access, windy conditions, and receptive fuels are making firefighting efforts Continue reading