White River travel inventory up for review

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RBC I The Bureau of Land Management seeks the public’s help in reviewing its road and trail inventory for lands managed by the White River Field Office in northwestern Colorado.

“If you use the roads and trails within the White River Field Office, we would like to hear from you,” said White River Field Manager Kent Walter. “We are not making any decisions on any routes at this time, just verifying and correcting information. Are the maps depicting routes accurately? Are there roads or trails missing from the maps?”
The field office is undertaking a comprehensive, multi-year look at the roads and trails that it manages. The first step is to confirm the inventory of the roads and trails – collectively called routes – is accurate.
During the summer of 2015 the field office completed route inventories across 700,000 acres of the 1.5 million acres it manages. Public review will help ensure the 2015 inventory is as accurate as possible
With the addition of the 2015 inventory, the field office currently has comprehensive travel route data on 90 percent of the 1.5 million-acre field office. The remainder of the field office will be inventoried this summer.
To review the route inventory, visit the White River Field Office homepage, www.blm.gov/co/st/en/fo /wrfo.html, and click on the Travel and Transportation Management link. Hard copies of the 2015 Travel Route Inventory are also available for review in Meeker at the BLM White River Field Office, in Rangely at the Town Hall and Chamber of Commerce, and in Dinosaur at the Town Hall.
The BLM is hosting a public open house meeting to give people an opportunity to review the maps, ask questions and provide written comments July 7 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in Rangely at the Recreation Center, 611 Stanolind Ave.
Comments may be sent to blm_co_wrfo_tmp@blm.gov or by mail to BLM, White River Field Office, 220 East Market St., Meeker, CO 81641 and will be most helpful if received by Aug. 31. For more information, contact Aaron Grimes, Outdoor Recreation Planner, (970) 878-3837.
Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time.
While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.