MEEKER I This year’s heavy snowpack and cool spring temperatures are affecting travel on roads and trails across the White River National Forest. Many roads and trails that normally open in late May are still covered with snow. Several roads and trails have been covered by landslides. Soils in the high country are saturated, making […]
MEEKER I Spring Cave is an important biological resource, which is now closed to public access, along with all other caves and abandoned mines of the White River National Forest and the Rocky Mountain Region.
The Meadow Creek Fire continues to burn in the upper reaches of Main Elk Creek, approximately 8 miles northwest of New Castle.
Moose moved into the White River National Forest on their own, migrating from other areas. Now, with transplants from Utah, the Division of Wildlife is adding to the local numbers in hopes of establishing a bigger population in Rio Blanco County.
During the hunting seasons and other times of the year the BLM/Forest Service office in Meeker routinely answers questions about the requirement to use certified weed-free hay on public lands in Colorado. It’s a simple thing that can make a big difference in the quality of big game habitat.
RBC — Christmas tree cutting permits will soon be available from all offices of the White River National Forest. Christmas tree cutting is allowed in most areas on the White River National Forest with the following exceptions: wilderness areas, commercial timber sales, recreation and ski area, administrative areas, Glenwood Canyon
RBC — The White River National Forest is preparing to burn piles in several areas throughout Eagle, Summit, Pitkin and Rio Blanco counties.