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USDA Provides Sage Grouse Funding

sage_grouse-300USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced a four-year strategy to invest more that $200 million in greater sage-grouse conservation efforts. According to USDA, the strategy, known as Sage Grouse Initiative 2.0, will build on successful public and private conservation efforts to improve sage-grouse habitat. The new Continue reading

Forest Officials in Wyoming Give Advice on Holiday Camping

MEDICINE BOW FORESTMemorial Day weekend visitors to the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland (MBRTB) will find limited low-elevation access for roads, trails and campgrounds. While there are some opportunities to explore and Continue reading

Routt County Groups Gearing up for Road Clean-up Day

routt-county-signThe City of Steamboat, Routt County Environmental Health, the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council, Yampatika, and the Litter Solutions Committee are inviting the public to help tidy up the roads throughout Routt County. Continue reading

Safe Motoring This Winter

WINTER-DRIVING-300As snow and ice covers the roads, and the temperatures drop, now is a good time to refresh your knowledge about the safety rules for dealing with winter road emergencies. You’ll find tips from the obvious like ” Never 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

Forest Visitors Warned of Damaged Roads

forest-service-signAs the snowpack rapidly melts and National Forest roads open, the possibility for visitors encountering road damage caused by winter run-off is becoming more likely.  U.S. Forest Service crews are finding damage in a variety of areas and are addressing issues as soon as possible, either fixing the problem or Continue reading

Winter Storm Causes Problems on Colorado Roads

winter-weather-#1The weekend’s winter storm caused problems all over the state…especially on roads.  The adverse weather caused roads to be briefly shut down in Northwest Colorado yesterday.  Highway 14 from Highway 40 to Walden and Highway 40 from Steamboat to Kremmling were both closed for Continue reading