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All Fire Restrictions have been Rescinded in the Unit

NEPA & Land Use Planning

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 Click here to view Northwest Colorado Greater Sage-Grouse RMP Amendment & EIS Information

Northwest Colorado Greater Sage-Grouse RMP Amendment & EIS

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GPS Coordinates to Locate Your Public Lands

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Geocaching on Public Lands

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Craig Complex Staff Directory

Craig Complex Staff Directory

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  • BLM to Host Open House in Craig to Discuss Roads and Trails 

Invitation to Attend the Open House on February 23, 2016

  • Colowyo Coal Collum Permit Expansion

    The Little Snake Field Office has released an Environmental Assessment for public comment that evaluates a coal lease modification north of Meeker, Colorado.  Colowyo seeks to modify an existing lease to add 27 acres of BLM managed surface acres.  No coal would be mined from the parcel involved.

    Written comments must be received by February 18, 2016 (see entire news release for submission details).

    View the entire news release
    Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) Website

  • Peabody Twentymile Coal Lease Modification

    The Peabody Twentymile Coal lease modification has been approved; the Environmental Assessment (EA), Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI), and Decision Record (DR) are posted on the eplanning website.

    The 30 day appeal period begins January 11, 2016.

  • OSMRE for Trapper Mine 

Trapper Mine, Federal Coal Leases C07519 & C079641, Mining Plan Modification Environmental Assessment Website 

  • Seasonal Closures Now in Effect 

Annual winter closures begin today on certain lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management's Little Snake Field Office to reduce stress on wildlife

All areas south of the Ridge Trail in BLM's Emerald Mountain Special Recreation Management Area are closed to all forms of entry from December 1 through June 30 to protect elk during their sensitive winter and calving seasons.

  • BLM to Burn Slash Piles in Moffat County 

Smoke may be visible northwest of Craig as the Bureau of Land Management plans to burn about 20 small slash piles on the top of Cedar Mountain.

Weather permitting, the BLM will begin burning piles on December 3.  Click here to view the entire news release.

  • May 12, 2016 Oil & Gas Lease Sale Information

The 30-day public scoping period of nominated lease parcels including preliminary recommendations and stipulations will be open from August 10 - September 9, 2015 .  This allows the public an opportunity to provide comments, which are then analyzed and incorporated into the environmental analysis as appropriate.

Please visit the May 2016 Lease Sale Information Page for more information about the sale.

Please send your comments to:


BLM White River Field Office
Attn: Oil & Gas Lease Sale 
220 East Market Street 
Meeker CO 81641


Please put"Oil & Gas Lease Sale" in the subject line

Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment be advised that your entire comment — including your personal identifying information — may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold from public view your personal information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

  • A Cherished Reach of the Upper Yampa River Forever Conserved and Open to the Public

    Western Rivers Conservancy, the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service completed conservation of a historic property at the confluence of the Yampa river and Sarvis Creek today.

    The project conserves outstanding fish and wildlife habitat and opens new public access to a prime stretch of trophy trout water and elk hunting grounds only 13 miles from Steamboat Springs.

Bureau of Land Management in Northwest Colorado...

The Little Snake Field Office encompasses 4.2 million acres of federal, state and private lands in Moffat, Routt, and Rio Blanco counties.  Of the total area, 1.3 million acres are public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management and 1.1 million acres of the private and state lands are underlain by federally owned minerals.  Resource activities include:  wildlife, cultural resources, grazing, energy & minerals, rights-of-ways, paleontological resources and recreation.  For more information, click here or on "Programs" from the menu.

Wendy Reynolds, Field Manager


Phone: 970-826-5000 | Fax: 970-826-5002 | Office Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm M-F

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