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Lower Colorado River ACEC

Lower Colorado River

 

Location:   Northwest District, Colorado River Valley Field Office

Size:   130 acres

Designated:  1984 Glenwood Springs Land Use Plan

Land Manager:   Bureau of Land Management, Colorado River Valley Field Office 


The BLM lands along the lower Colorado River between New Castle and DeBeque were designated as an ACEC to protect important riparian and wildlife values.  Species of concern include the bald eagle, great blue heron, waterfowl, mule deer and threatened or endagered fish such as the razorback sucker.  These public lands along the river and other public lands adjacent to State Widlife Areas are part of a cooperative management area with Colorado Parks and Wildlife.


BLM Colorado River Valley Field Office  |  2300 River Frontage Road  | Silt, Colorado (970) 876-9000 | crvfo_web@blm.gov  | Monday-Friday 7:45am to 4:30pm