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Deer Gulch ACEC

Deer Gulch

 Deer Gulch ACEC 

Location:   Northwest District, White River Field Office (Rio Blanco County)

Size:   1,810 acres

Designated:  1997 Piceance Basin Resource Management Plan Record of Decision

Land Manager:   Bureau of Land Management, White River Field Office

 



Deer Gulch ACEC is a mountainous region filled with Great Basin grassland and a Douglas-fir forest.  The Deer Gulch ACEC was designated to protect BLM sensitive plant species, including the Piceance Bladderpod (Physaria parviflora), and remnant vegetation. Deer Gulch is also a Colorado Natural Area under the direction of the Colorado Natural Areas Program.

*Photo Provided by Colorado Natural Areas Program*

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