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November 2015 Lease Sale

*Please note that not all documents may be available at a given time. They will be added as they become available. 


Date(s) Available


Cutoff for Accepting   Expressions of Interest

November 12, 2014


30 Day Public Scoping

Field Office project lead contacts are listed on the nominated parcel webpage.  

 February 12 – March 16, 2015

Thirty day public scoping period of nominated lease parcels including preliminary recommendations and stipulations. Stipulation summaries, GIS shapefiles, and maps are also provided. This allows the public an opportunity to provide comments, which are then analyzed and incorporated into the environmental analysis as appropriate.

30 Day Public Review

EA & Unsigned FONSI

Royal Gorge Field Office

GIS Shapefiles
Google Maps
PDF Maps

Comments on these documents should be submitted to the individual field offices. 

News Release

May 4 – June 3, 2015

Thirty day public review and comment period of the lease sale Environmental Assessment (EA) and the unsigned Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) . Comments received from the public will be analyzed and incorporated into the environmental analysis as appropriate.

Lease Sale Notice

Sale Notice 

Royal Gorge Field Office

GIS Shapefiles
Google Maps
PDF Maps

News Release

August 14, 2015

Notice of Competitive Lease Sale and lease sale Environmental Assessment (EA) posting with unsigned Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI). Thirty day lease sale protest period begins.

Protest Period

August 14 – September 14, 2015

Lease sale protests received from the public during the 30-day protest period and the BLM's responses to the protests and decisions.   

For information on how to file a protest, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.  

Sale Results

November 12, 2015

Summary of the lease sale results. It includes the total number and acreage of parcels sold and the net revenue (bonus bids, fees and first-year rentals) generated from the sale. 

EA, FONSI & Decision Record 

November 12, 2015 or later

Final lease sale EA with signed FONSI and Decision Record (DR). 

LR2000 Lease Issuance Report


Report of the leases issued after the sale.