The Bureau of Land Management’s National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board met Sept. 8-9, 2016, in Elko, Nev., to discuss issues relating to the management and protection of wild horses and burros on Western public rangelands. White River and Douglas Creek Conservation Districts’ Executive Director Callie Hendrickson attended the meeting and provided public comment […]
RBC I Last week’s Natural Resources Water Tour of the White River Valley began Thursday with a reception and dinner featuring a presentation by John Stulp, who is Gov. John Hickenlooper’s water projects and permit coordinator.
Dear Editor: The White River and Douglas Creek conservation districts are excited that nearly three years of planning and work have culminated in the finalized Rio Blanco County Land and Resource Use Plan.
RBC I The White River and Douglas Creek conservation districts staff attended the BLM’s Stakeholder Workshop titled “The Next Steppe: Implementing for the Future,” in Grand Junction on April 19, when several Interior Department staff members from Washington D.C., and Colorado BLM Director Ruth Welch addressed the group.
RBC I The White River and Douglas Creek conservation districts provided public comment at the Bureau of Land Management’s Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board in Redmond, Ore., on April 13-14.
RBC I The White River and Douglas Creek conservation districts, in partnership with Rio Blanco County, hosted four input sessions for the Land and Resource Use Plan across Rio Blanco County on March 8 and 9. Input sessions were held in Meeker, Rangely and at the Piceance Creek Clinic.
RANGELY I The Douglas Creek Conservation District will hold its annual meeting and banquet in Rangely on Feb. 26.
RBC I The White River and Douglas Creek conservation districts joined with the National Horse and Burro Rangeland Management Coalition (Coalition) to launch a public information and education campaign to provide insights to the general public of the challenges excess wild horses and burros pose to Western rangelands.
Dear Editor: The Douglas Creek and White River conservation districts’ purpose is to promote the wise use of natural resources within our county and in general. The districts announce the development of a natural resource informational campaign.
RBC I The White River and Douglas Creek Conservation Districts and Rio Blanco County are in the process of developing a Land and Natural Resource Use Plan and Policy that will be guided by input from local residents.
RANGELY I The Douglas Creek Conservation District will hold its annual meeting and banquet in Rangely on Feb. 28. Activities will take place at the Weiss Conference Room on the Colorado Northwestern Community College campus in Rangely. The business portion of the meeting will center on “Water Issues that Affect Rio Blanco County.”
RBC I The White River and Douglas Creek conservation districts hosted a Natural Resource Tour in the Piceance Basin on Aug. 13, centering the focus on Greater Sage Grouse, excess feral horses and the numerous rules and regulations involved in the management of the public lands.