No confirmed plans to close campgrounds upriver from Meeker

Meeker area residents and recreationalists can rest a little easier regarding concerns about the closure of multiple upriver campgrounds. “In my career this is the third round where we’ve nationally looked at our developed sites in the forest,” Rich Doak, White River National Forest staff officer for recreation explained, referring to the Recreational Site Analysis […]

Hal Pearce wears three hats with USFS; Meeker native ready to resume normal jobs

RBC I Meeker-area native Hal Pearce currently wears three hats within his duties at the U.S. Forest Service and he is awaiting the day in the “hopefully” not-too-distant future when he only has to fill two hats.

Gardner lauds USFS action on water directive

RBC I U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) applauded Monday the United States Forest Service’s decision to formally withdraw its proposed groundwater directive.

Lost Creek Trail …

Students from Denver Indian Center’s Native Workforce program have been working with the Blanco Ranger District to reroute the Lost Creek Trail.

USFS releases travel plan

The U.S. Forest Service office in Meeker will host an open house Thursday, May 19, between 4 and 7 p.m., to discuss the White River’s new travel management plan.

USFS proposes reclamation

The Forest Service is seeking public comments on proposed reclamation of the Butterfly and Burrell mine sites located on the Blanco Ranger District northeast of Meeker.

For the birds!

Students observe International Migratory Bird Day.

Agencies ready for Oak Ridge prescribed burn

MEEKER — Colorado Division of Wildlife, Bureau of Land Management White River Field Office and the White River National Forest Blanco Ranger District are ready to begin work on the Oak Ridge prescribed burn.