Tag Archives: management

Comment On NW Colorado BLM Activities

The Bureau of Land Management’s Northwest Resource Advisory Council will meet this week in Craig. The meeting will be held tomorrow, at the Clarion Inn from 8 to 3. The meeting is open to the public, with a public comment period Continue reading

Plans To Double Trail System On Cedar Mountain

The Bureau of Land Management is in midst of planning a trail expansion effort on Cedar Mountain,  five miles north of Craig, and is looking for the public to participate. The BLM is looking for advice from locals on trail locations, size, grade and design. The 900-acre Cedar Mountain Special Recreation Management Area was designated in 2011 to provide non-motorized recreational activities close to Craig, including horseback riding, cross-country skiing, running and mountain biking. The area currently includes Continue reading

Comment On New Oil And Gas Development

In accordance with the Trump Administrations goal to strengthen America’s energy independence, the Bureau of Land Management Rawlins Field Office released four environmental assessments concerning oil and gas Continue reading

Meetings To Talk Bears In Wyoming

The state of Wyoming is now in control of grizzly bear management, and wildlife officials want to hear from the public about preferred grizzly bear management practices. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is holding eight listening sessions across the state to talk to people about bear management. The Game and Fish Commission Continue reading

Christmas Tree Permits Available Now

For those who enjoy the process of cutting down their own Christmas tree, permits are now available for tree cutting in the Routt, White River and Medicine-Bowe National Forests. Permits are available for ten dollars and can be purchased from the Bureau of Land Managements local field office in Meeker, in Craig through the Craig Chamber of Commerce, in Steamboat Continue reading

Mead and Hickenlooper Issue Warning to Trump

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and Wyoming Governor Matt Mead, both warned the Trump administration against making large scale changes to Greater-Sage Grouse Protection plans, at a joint appearance this week at Colorado State University. Both were concerned that reworking the plans Continue reading

Sage Grouse Conservation Meetings In Wyoming

The Bureau of Land Management in Wyoming will host two open-house meetings on Greater Sage-grouse habitat management next week. The first meeting will be held from 4 to 7 Tuesday, at the Little America Hotel and Conference Center in Cheyenne. The second meeting will be held from 4 to 7 pm on Wednesday, at the BLM’s Pinedale Continue reading

Tipton Advocates For Local Sage Grouse Control

Congressman Scott Tipton advocated for local sage grouse management control during a Natural Resources Committee hearing this week. During the meeting, Tipton questioned three expert witnesses about the success of Western sage grouse management plans.  He emphasized the need for continued coordination between federal, state and local partners. The Obama Administration issued Resource Plan Continue reading

Wild Horse Gathering Complete

The BLM completed their gather of wild horses last week, from the Adobe Town, Salt Wells Creek and Great Divide Basin herd management areas in southwestern Wyoming. The BLM gathered 1,560 adult wild horses, with a total of 408 dependent foals also being removed with their mares. Of the Continue reading

Prescribed Burns Planned In Wyoming

The Bureau of Land Management High Desert District will conduct prescribed burns near Rawlins this fall and winter. The burns will be contingent upon fuel moisture and weather conditions and will Continue reading

Changes Coming To Sage Grouse Management

The Trump administration is expected to publish a notice of intent soon that would overhaul Obama-era sage grouse protection plans. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke ordered a review of Obama’s sage grouse plans earlier this year, in an effort to see if they were limiting energy production. A sage grouse task force issued recommendations last month, which focused Continue reading

BLM Looks For Weekend Volunteers

Volunteers are needed this Saturday to help improve the Sand Wash wild horse herd management area, as part of National Public Lands Day. The Bureau of Land Management is looking for volunteers to help with fence repair and Continue reading