Lands Managed for Wilderness Characteristics

In accordance with the Federal Land Policy Management Act (FLPMA), through the land use planning process, the BLM is required to consider all available information in order to determine the mix of resource uses and protection that best serves the multiple-use and sustained-yield mandate. Under the FLPMA, the BLM has numerous authorities requiring the agency to maintain inventories of all public lands and their resources, including wilderness characteristics, and to consider such information during the land use planning process. Section 201 of the FLPMA requires the Secretary of the Interior to "prepare and maintain on a continuing basis an inventory of all public lands and their resource and other values."  The BLM-Colorado River Valley Field Office (CRVFO) has identified and completed an assessment of BLM-managed lands with wilderness characteristics outside of existing Wilderness Study Areas (WSAs). This assessment includes all BLM public lands within the Colorado River Valley Field Office outside of the Roan Plateau Planning Area for consideration in the Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for the Colorado River Valley Field Office, Colorado.  All BLM public lands within the Roan Plateau Planning Area are considered in the Glenwood Springs Field Office Roan Plateau Resource Management Plan Amendment and Environmental Impact Statement.  BLM Manual 6310 - Conducting Wilderness Characteristics Inventory on BLM Lands provides the guidance from which CRVFO performed the wilderness characteristic inventory process.

Lands Managed for Wilderness Characteristics Overview Materials

Lands Managed for Wilderness Characteristics Overview Map

Colorado River Valley Field Office GIS Methodology


Lands Managed for Wilderness Characteristics Inventories and Maps - Units Found to Contain Wilderness Characteristics

All units that were found to contain wilderness characteristics are included in the Draft Resource Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Colorado River Valley Field Office, Colorado, Appendix D Draft Lands with Wilderness Characteristics Assessment and Inventory for the Colorado River Valley Field Office.


Lands Managed for Wilderness Characteristics Inventories and Maps - Units Not Found to Contain Wilderness Characteristics

 Unit Number*
(Based on Form 2,
see Reference Guide)

 Forms

 Maps

033/034

 033 Form 1 and Form 2

 033-034 Visual Disturbance Map
 033-034 Expanded Map

035

 035 Form 1 and Form 2

 035 Expanded Map

102

 102 Form 1 and Form 2

 102 Expanded Map

178

 178 Form 1 and Form 2

 178 Expanded Map

301 

 301 Form 1 and Form 2

 301 Expanded Map

302-032

 302-032 Form 1 and Form 2

 302-032 Visual Disturbance Map
 302-032 Expanded Map

320

 320 Form 1 and Form 2

 320 Visual Disturbance Map
 320 Expanded Map

322

 322 Form 1 and Form 2

 322 Visual Disturbance Map
 322 Expanded Map

323

 323 Form 1 and Form 2

 323 Visual Disturbance Map
 323 Expanded Map

326

 326 Form 1 and Form 2

 326 Expanded Map

327

 327 Form 1 and Form 2

 327 Expanded Map

331

 331 Form 1 and Form 2

 331 Expanded Map

332 

 332 Form 1 and Form 2

 332 Expanded Map

334

 334 Form 1 and Form 2

 334 Visual Disturbance Map
 334 Expanded Map

338

 338 Form 1 and Form 2

 338 Visual Disturbance Map
 338 Expanded Map

348

 348 Form 1 and Form 2

 348 Visual Disturbance Map
 348 Expanded Map

349

 349 Form 1 and Form 2

 349 Expanded Map

350 

 350 Form 1 and Form 2

 350 Expanded Map

351

 351 Form 1 and Form 2

 351 Expanded Map

352 

 352 Form 1 and Form 2

 352 Expanded Map

353 

 353 Form 1 and Form 2

 353 Expanded Map

354 

 354 Form 1 and Form 2

 354 Visual Disturbance Map 
 354 Expanded Map

355

 355 Form 1 and Form 2

 355 Visual Disturbance
 355 Expanded Map

359 

 359 Form 1 and Form 2

 359 Visual Disturbance Map
 359 Expanded Map

361

 361 Form 1 and Form 2

 361 Expanded Map

366 

 366 Form 1 and Form 2

 366 Expanded Map

369

 369 Form 1 and Form 2

 369 Expanded Map

375 

 375 Form 1 and Form 2

 375 Expanded Map

376 

 376 Form 1 and Form 2

 376 Expanded Map

378 

 378 Form 1 and Form 2

 378 Expanded Map

380

 380 Form 1 and Form 2

 380 Visual Disturbance
 380 Expanded Map

383 

 383 Form 1 and Form 2

 383 Expanded Map

385

 385 Form 1 and Form 2

 385 Expanded Map

386

 386 Form 1 and Form 2

 386 Expanded Map

390 

 390 Form 1 and Form 2

 390 Expanded Map

391 

 391 Form 1 and Form 2

 391 Expanded Map

393 

 393 Form 1 and Form 2

 393 Expanded Map

404 

 404 Form 1 and Form 2

 404 Visual Disturbance Map
 404 Expanded Map

415 

 415 Form 1 and Form 2

 415 Visual Disturbance Map
 415 Expanded Map

421 

 421 Form 1 and Form 2

 421 Expanded Map

426

 426 Form 1 and Form 2

 426 Visual Disturbance Map 
 426 Expanded Map

427

 427 Form 1 and Form 2

 427 Expanded Map

429 

 429 Form 1 and Form 2

 429 Visual Disturbance Map
 429 Expanded Map

438

 438 Form 1 and Form 2

 438 Expanded Map

441 

 441 Form 1 and Form 2

 441 Visual Disturbance Map
 441 Expanded Map

443 

 443 Form 1 and Form 2

 443 Visual Disturbance Map
 443 Expanded Map

446.

 446 Form 1 and Form 2

 446 Visual Disturbance Map
 446 Expanded Map

446-2 

 446-2 Form 1 and Form 2

 446-2 Expanded Map

449 

 449 Form 1 and Form 2

 449 Expanded Map

452 

 452 Form 1 and Form 2

 452 Expanded Map

456 

 456 Form1 and Form 2

 456 Expanded Map

458 

 458 Form 1 and Form 2

 458 Expanded Map

459

 459 Form 1 and Form 2

 459 Expanded Map

463

 463 Form 1 and Form 2

 463 Expanded Map

463-2 

 463-2 Form 1 and Form 2

 463-2 Expanded Map 

470 

 470 Form 1 and Form 2

 470 Visual Disturbance Map
 470 Expanded Map

Unk by 301 

 Unk by 301 Form 1 and Form 2

 Unk by 301 Map


*Reference Guide: Unit Numbers may be different between Form 1 and Form 2.  
(Area Unique Identifier on Form 2 refers to number in 1979 inventory GIS shapefile. You may notice that this number may not match the previous page (Form 1) due to differences between the paper records and the GIS shapefile, but the number was not used in the analysis and does not change the results. ) 

The Colorado River Valley Field Office also has additional documentation for specific units not included on this webpage.  Please contact the office if you have any questions.