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Sage Grouse Announcement Expected Today

sage_grouse-300Land managers, the oil and gas industry, conservation groups, environmentalists and local officials are anticipating a decision today on whether or not the Greater Sage Grouse will be listed under the Endangered Species Act. The bird, which has been thriving in Colorado and Wyoming, is found in 11 states, and Continue reading

Meeting to Discuss Sage Grouse Plans Scheduled for Craig

sage_grouse-300Moffat County land owners are encouraged to attend a meeting to discuss recently released federal land management plans. The BLM and U.S. Forest Service have introduced their federal land use plans that they hope will keep the Greater Sage Grouse off of the Endangered Species List. The plans have been met with scorn Continue reading

Wilderness Act Turns 50

WILDERNESSThe Wilderness Act is 50 years old this year.  The Act is a bit of a sore spot for Northwest Colorado land managers, who have seen several thousand acres of land in Moffat County locked up through Wilderness designation.  Designations Continue reading