BLM extends deadline

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.

Conserving world-class habitat

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.”

Christmas tree permits on sale at BLM

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.

Public feedback sought on gas plan

RBC I The Bureau of Land Management is asking for the public’s help in shaping the future management of oil and natural gas development in northwestern Colorado’s Piceance Basin, a place rich in both energy and wildlife resources.

BLM accepting public comment on coal lease app.

RBC I The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on a preliminary Environmental Assessment looking at whether to offer 3,157 acres of federal coal reserves beneath BLM managed lands in Rio Blanco and Moffat counties in a competitive coal lease sale.

BLM approves pipeline

RBC I Construction is expected to begin this year on a 95-mile natural gas liquids pipeline in western Colorado and eastern Utah that was approved by the Bureau of Land Management.

BLM mustang, burro adoption

RBC I The Bureau of Land Management is scheduled to offer 20 horses and burros for adoption Sept. 22 at the Mesa County Sheriff’s Posse Grounds.

BLM leases to test heat extraction

MEEKER I The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has approved two new Research, Development and Demonstration (RD&D) leases to encourage industry to develop and test technologies aimed at developing oil shale resources on a commercial scale.

BLM plan paves way for largest oil, gas development

MEEKER I The Bureau of Land Management has released a draft Resource Management Plan Amendment (RMPA) for the White River region that could allow for an unprecedented level of oil and gas development in the Piceance Basin region near Meeker.

BLM proposes plan to guide oil, gas development

RBC I The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has released the draft White River Resource Management Plan Oil and Gas Amendment, which will help guide oil and gas development in northwestern Colorado’s Piceance Basin during the next 20 years.

Partners complete trail

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MEEKER I The ERBM Recreation and Park District partnered with Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) and the Bureau of Land Management White River Field Office on the area’s first VOC Trial construction project. Local and volunteers from across the state of Colorado gathered to complete approximately 1,000 feet of trail from the China Wall Meadow […]

AGNC requests action on sage grouse report

RBC I Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado (AGNC) chairman Mike Samson, acting on behalf of the five-county membership, has written to Colorado Governor Hickenlooper asking for immediate assistance regarding the damaging impact that will result if the BLM adopts the National Technical Team’s (NTT) report. The report is considered by many as the extreme alternative […]