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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
 
Release Date: 11/30/09
Contacts: Andy Windsor, Outdoor Recreation Planner, 970-724-3039    

BLM seeks comment on nine commercial recreation permits


KREMMLING, Colo. – The Bureau of Land Management’s Kremmling Field Office is seeking public comment on nine commercial Special Recreation Permit renewal applications.

BLM issues commercial SRPs to provide recreation businesses the opportunity to operate on BLM public lands, to provide the public the opportunity to use a guided service for recreation activities, to implement recreation management decisions and to ensure a fair return to the public for commercial use of public lands.  The nine SRP applicants are:

· Mighty Upper Photos –commercial photography on the Colorado River
· Breckenridge Outfitters - guided fishing trips on the Colorado River
· Summit Fly Fishing LLC - guided fishing trips on the Colorado River
· Adventures in Whitewater – guided rafting and fishing trips on the Colorado River
· Red Tail Rafting LLC – guided rafting trips on the Colorado River
· Liquid Descent - guided rafting trips on the Colorado River
· Gore Range Adventures Inc. dba Lakota Guides - guided rafting trips on the Colorado River
· Paddle Colorado – guided rafting trips on the Colorado River
· Sage Outdoor Adventures – guided rafting trips on the Colorado River

BLM is seeking public comment regarding each applicant’s safety history, conflicts that have been associated with the applicants or their employees while operating on public lands, or any other information that would be useful to the BLM as it considers the applications. BLM will accept comments through Dec. 30, 2009.

For further information, please contact Andy Windsor at 970-724-3039.



The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to manage and conserve the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations under our mandate of multiple-use and sustained yield. In Fiscal Year 2013, the BLM generated $4.7 billion in receipts from public lands.
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Last updated: 11-30-2009