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 cost and why? Why not? […]

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.

Agencies working for countywide trail plan

RBC I Dozens of people attended the public meetings in Rangely and Meeker last week to discuss a master trails plan for Rio Blanco County. The plan, once carried out, would give residents and visitors access to approximately 1,000 miles of trails for motorized and non-motorized use county-wide.

Public comment sought on area oil, gas lease EA

RBC I On Nov. 27, the Bureau of Land Management released for public review two environmental assessments evaluating potential parcels to offer in its June 12, 2014 oil and gas lease sale.

Group challenges BLM policy regarding drilling

TAOS, NEW MEXICO I On Monday a broad-based coalition of 45 local and national organizations called on the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to make fully transparent the process where private interests nominate public lands for oil and gas drilling and fracking.

Christmas tree-cutting permits now available

RBC 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.

Meeting scheduled on area sage grouse issues

RBC I The Bureau of Land Management will host public meetings in Silt and Craig next week to discuss the Northwest Colorado Sage Grouse environmental impact statement (EIS) and to seek public comment on the plan. Public meetings will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the following locations: On Monday in Silt, […]