BLM Extends Comment Period on Northwest Travel Management Plan
The Little Snake Field Office is extending the public comment period on routes for a proposed Travel Management Plan on BLM-managed land in Moffat County. Following an open house meeting on June 23 to discuss alternatives for route designations in Travel Management Area 1, the BLM originally scheduled to conclude the public comment period on July 22. The new deadline for public comments is August 5 .
BLM to Hold Public Hearing Regarding Use of Motorized Equipment for Wild Horse Management
The Bureau of Land Management will hold a public hearing to discuss the use of motorized vehicles in administration of wild horses in Colorado from 6-7 p.m. on August 4 at the Grand Junction Field Office, 2815 H Road. This will include the Sand Wash Basin Herd Management Area managed by the Little Snake Field Office. Click here to view the entire news release.
Hazardous Tree Mitigation Project on Emerald Mountain
The City of Steamboat Springs is collaborating with the Colorado State Forest Service to implement a Hazard Tree Mitigation Project on Emerald Mountain this summer. Work is anticipated to begin on Monday July 11 and last through mid-October 2016. Click here to view the entire news release.
Deerlodge Road to Undergo $5.6 Million in Improvements
Construction to improve the road to Deerlodge Park within Dinosaur National Monument will begin on June 23, 2106. Construction may occur up to seven days per week on the 12.6 miles of roadway and adjacent parking areas. 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.
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.
Hunter Seim, Acting Field Manager
Phone: 970-826-5000 | Fax: 970-826-5002 | Office Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm M-F