Resource Management Planning

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Background Information

 

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Travel Management

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The BLM Grand Junction Field Office is in the process of revising its Resource Management Plan (RMP) to guide management of about 1 million acres of public land it administers.

The Draft RMP was released in January of 2013. The Draft RMP is be available for a 90-day public comment period (extended to June 24)


RMP Planning Calendar

Release Draft Environmental Impact Statement - January 2013

Release Final Environmental Impact Statement - early 2014

Release Record of Decision - fall 2014


RMP News

RMP Newsletter 1/14/2013

The Draft RMP/EIS is now available for public review.  The comment period closes April 25, 2013 (Extended to June 24).  Comments will be used to develop the Proposed RMP, which will be available in the Spring of 2014.   The final RMP and Record of Decision is expected in late 2014.

RMP Documents


Special Reports

The following reports are provided for information only. They are being prepared as part of the RMP revision process for specific criteria that BLM is required to address. These reports will be used to inform the alternatives currently under development.

Lands With Wilderness Characteristics Inventory Update  PDF 24.1 MB;  Google Earth KML file 3.4 MB; Wall Map of Inventoried Units 43.2 MB

ACEC Report  - 3.7 MB
Final Recreation Planning Report: Volume 1  - 5.1 MB, Volume 2 - 14.6 MB 
Final Community Assessment Report  - 2.1 MB
Final Analysis of the Management Situation  - 10.3 MB
RMP Scoping Report  - 2.2 MB
Preparation Plan for RMP Revision  - 3.2 MB

Visual Resources Inventory 39.5 MB

Reasonably Foreseeable Development scenario 8.6 MB

Air Quality Technical Support Document 6.8 MB


RMP Links

Travel Management background Information
Wild & Scenic Rivers Eligibility Information
Resource Advisory Council (RAC) Subgroup Meetings


Archived Information

Federal Register Notice
Press Release 11/6/08
RMP Newsletter - Volume 1 (11/08)
Press Release 1/28/09
RMP Planning Calendar (Feb - May 2009)
RMP Newsletter - Volume 2 (5/09)

 

RMP Newsletter - Volume 3 (9/23/10)


Current (Operating) Resource Management Plan

Current Resource Management Plan (January 1987)

Amendments to 1987 RMP


Scoping Maps & Information

Cultural
  Map 1.1 - Cultural Resources - 8.6 MB
    Handout 1.1 - Heritage Resources
Fire
  Map 2.1 - Fire Management Units - 2.8 MB
Geology
  Map 3.1 - Minerals and Geology Projects - 2.6 MB
  Map 3.2 - Surficial Geology - 2.8 MB
Hydrology
  Map 4.1 - Hydrology - 2.7 MB
Lands
  Map 5.1 - Disposal Parcels - 2.6 MB
  Map 5.2 - Oil and Gas - Leases and Wells - 2.8 MB
  Map 5.3 - Right of Way Management (1987) - 2.6 MB
Range
  Map 6.1 - Land Health Assessment - 3.2 MB
  Map 6.2 - Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range - 2.0 MB
  Map 6.3 - Range Management - 3.2 MB
  Map 6.4 - Rare and Threatened Plants - 2.6 MB
  Map 6.5 - Vegetation Types - 2.5 MB
  Map 6.6 - Riparian Areas Considererd for Special Management - 2.9 MB
  Map 6.6 - Noxious Weed Inventory - 2.6 MB
  Map 6.7 - Noxious Weed Treatment - 2.6 MB
Recreation
  Map 7.1 - Current Recreation Management Areas - 2.6 MB
    Handout 7.1 - Recreation 
  Map 7.2 - Special Designation Areas - 2.5MB
    Handout 7.2 - Wilderness 
  Map 7.3 - Travel Management - 2.2 MB
    Handout 7.3 - Travel Management
  Map 7.4 - Visual Resource Management - 3.0 MB
  Map 7.5 - Wild and Scenic River System - 3.1 MB
    Handout 7.5 - Wild and Scenic Rivers
Wildlife
  Map 8.1 - Avian Species of Concern - 2.9 MB
  Map 8.2 - Mule Deer and Elk Severe and Critical Habitat - 3.1 MB