Tag Archives: Bureau of Land Management

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

Tipton Reintroduces Healthy Forests Act

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Underscoring the devastating consequences of catastrophic wildfire on the environment, Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO), yesterday, reintroduced legislation to escalate proactive forest management and increase local input in federal public land management decisions. The Healthy Forest Management Act of 2015 seeks to Continue reading

BLM Seeks Public Comment on Wild Horse Gather

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management is now seeking public comments concerning proposed gathers of excess wild horses in areas managed by the White River Field Office. The BLM conducts gathers to sustain healthy public lands and healthy populations of wild horses. Maintaining healthy Continue reading

BLM Plans Slash Pile Burn in Grand County

controlled-burns-300The Bureau of Land Management Kremmling Field Office is planning to burn 75 slash piles of lodgepole pine now through February if weather conditions are favorable. Fire personnel burned 35 slash piles in December. Slash piles are burned Continue reading

BLM to Conduct Burns in Mule Creek Next Week

controlled-burns-300The Bureau of Land Management Kremmling Field Office is planning to burn slash piles of lodgepole pine next week. Fire personnel will burn slash piles when snow is three inches or more on the ground and the chance of fire Continue reading