Tag Archives: White River Field Office

BLM To Talk Travel Plan Thursday

BLMThe travel plan for the BLM’s White River Field Office and other issues will be discussed at a meeting this Thursday morning in Craig. The BLM’s Northwest Resource Advisory Council is hosting the meeting to gather public comments on the travel plan and other issues affecting land users in Continue reading

BLM Taking Comments of Motorized Vehicle Routes

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management has released a preliminary plan for areas managed by the White River field office, detailing which routes would be open to motorized and mechanized vehicles, and the routes that would be closed to those vehicles. The plan effects 1.5-million acres in northwestern Colorado. Once the plan is formalized next year the Continue reading

BLM Seeks Public Comment on White River Travel Management Plan

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management has announced a public scoping period for travel and transportation management in the White River Field Office. The Office is beginning an Environmental Assessment that would amend its 1997 Resource Management Plan to determine Continue reading

BLM to Remove Wild Horses From West Douglas Area

wild horsesThe BLM plans to gather excess wild horses in the White River Field Office in September. They’ll gather up to 167 horses using water and bait trapping and helicopter gather operations. The idea is to sustain healthy public lands and wild horse populations by preventing overcrowding. When wild horse herds grow at levels that are Continue reading

BLM to Hold Public Meeting on Trail Inventory

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management White River Field Office will hold a public workshop next week to discuss the public review period for its 2014 Travel Route Inventory and future travel management efforts. This meeting is intended to provide the public an understanding of the Continue reading

BLM Plans Wild Horse Gather in Rio Blanco County

wild horsesThe Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comments on a proposal to gather excess wild horses in northwest Colorado within the White River Field Office to sustain healthy public lands and wild horse populations. Maintaining healthy wild horse populations is a key aspect of the BLM’s multiple use mission to manage public Continue reading

BLM Taking Inventory of Roads and Trails

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management is asking for the public’s help in reviewing its road and trail inventory for lands managed by the White River Field Office. Over the next several years the field office will undertake a comprehensive travel management planning process looking at the Continue reading

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 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 NWRAC to Meet in Grand Junction Next Month

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management’s Northwest Resource Advisory Council will meet December 4th in Grand Junction. Agenda items include a presentation on the volunteer efforts in the Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range, consideration of a resolution urging more support for volunteer 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