RBC I Ranchers are drawing up allotment management plans with range management specialists after the Bureau of Land Management’s withdrawal last month of a proposed decision to reduce herd grazing on its land by at least 50 percent starting in June.
MEEKER I The Bureau of Land Management has signed a final decision to offer 3,157 acres of federal coal reserves in Rio Blanco and Moffat counties in a future competitive coal lease sale.
RBC I As the comment period closes today on a plan that will determine the administration of more than 1.5 million acres of public lands in western Colorado, more than 500 hunters and anglers in the last week alone have requested a management approach that better conserves valuable big-game habitat while allowing some development of […]
RBC I After being sworn in last week and attending Colorado Counties Inc., (CCI) training in Denver, new commissioners Jeff Eskelson and Jon Hill attended their first official county meeting Monday last, making appointments to different boards and meeting with Bureau of Land Management officials in the afternoon.
RANGELY I Smoke visible to the south of Rangely this week was the result of a plan by the Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit to burn approximately 180 piles of pinyon/juniper slash accumulated during a thinning project.
Al Hibbard (right) mine manager of Deserado Mine in Rangely, smiles and shakes hands with business owner and Rangely Town trustee Brad Casto, pictured with fellow trustee Clayton Gohr and Rangely Town Manager Peter Brixius after a public hearing hosted by the Bureau of Land Management seeking public comment on the Environmental Assessment (EA) proposal […]
MEEKER I Permits for cutting Christmas trees on Bureau of Land Management lands within designated areas of the White River Field Office are now on sale. Permits are $10 per tree and may be purchased at the Meeker Field Office, 220 E. Market St., Monday through Friday between 7:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Permits are […]
MEEKER I The Bureau of Land Management has extended the public comment deadline for its Draft White River Field Office Oil and Gas Resource Management Plan Amendment an additional 45 days, to Jan. 28, 2013.
RBC I For decades, sportsmen in northwest Colorado have hunted some of the world’s largest herds of elk, mule deer and pronghorn in an area known as the “mule deer factory.”