BLM delays wild horse roundup

RBC I The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has agreed to delay the proposed roundup of more than 800 wild horses in Wyoming to allow the court time to rule on a motion for a temporary restraining order and/or preliminary injunction filed late Friday by several environmental groups.

Draft of county master trails plan presented to the public

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RBC I At the last of three public workshops held in Rangely and Meeker June 4 and 5, Fort Collins-based Great Outdoors Consultants (GOC) presented a master plan for a trail system looping around the county, with special recreation areas (SRAs) proposed around the primary loop.

BLM seeks local comment regarding county horse fence

MEEKER I The Bureau of Land Management released Tuesday a preliminary environmental assessment for construction of four segments of fence in association with the Herd Management Area boundary in Rio Blanco County. The fence will serve to contain wild horses within the Piceance-East Douglas HMA. The 137-mile perimeter of the

Guest Editorial: Ruling on wild horse fence to affect future

RBC I On April 21, The Cloud Foundation (TCF), Front Range Equine Rescue (FRER) and noted equine photographer Carol Walker, director of field documentation for Wild Horse Freedom Federation (WHFF), filed an appeal in District of Columbia Circuit Court to U.S. District Court’s November 2013 dismissal of a lawsuit against the Custer National Forest (FS) […]

BLM seeks resident input by May 22 regarding DEIS on transmission line

RBC I The comment period on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the 400-mile Energy Gateway South Transmission Project is set to close on May 22, and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) encourages interested individuals to review and comment soon.

BLM still seeks input on county fuel reduction plan

MEEKER I Fire management officials with the Bureau of Land Management are now seeking public feedback on a proposed fuel reduction project in Rio Blanco and Garfield counties.

BLM plans two fuel reduction projects

MEEKER I The Bureau of Land Management is planning two mechanical fuel reduction projects in Rio Blanco County this spring in an effort to reduce the abundance of vegetation and improve wildlife habitat.

Letter to the Editor: Comment on the proposed BLM fence

Dear Editor: This letter is a comment on the Bureau of Land Management’s proposal for “BLM seeks local input on Rio Blanco County fence.” First, the notice is completely lacking in the sort of detail that would inform the interested public of the when, where, how much and at what

Shed antler hunters must stay on roads

RBC I The Bureau of Land Management’s Little Snake Field Office in Craig is reminding people planning to collect shed antlers in northern Colorado this spring that it is illegal to travel off existing roads in a motor vehicle on BLM public lands in this area.

BLM seeks interns for summer work

RBC I The Bureau of Land Management is now seeking area summer interns.

BLM eyes grassroots effort to close off Western Colorado to drilling

COLORADO I Mark Waltermire squints in the winter sunlight, craning his neck to take in the view from his vegetable farm in Hotchkiss, Colo. He jabs his finger toward a mesa: “There,” he says. “And up in there.”

BLM seeks local input on Rio Blanco County fence

MEEKER I The Bureau of Land Management is asking for local public feedback regarding the proposed construction of five segments of a Herd Management Area (HMA) fence in Rio Blanco County.