This office administers over 680,000 surface acres of public land along the Front Range and 6.8 million sub-surface acres. Since the field office spans such a large area, it covers a variety of terrain and is involved in a multitude of initiatives. For more information, click on "programs."
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BLM Releases Environmental Assessment for November Oil and Gas Lease Sale (05-03-13)
BLM and USFS begin scoping for proposed Vegetation Management (05-01-13)
Garden Park Fossil Area earns national recognition (04-26-13)
Bypass reopens near Park Center Well as work continues (03-25-13)
BLM issues the Arkansas River Travel Management Plan Supplementary Rules (02-14-13)
BLM Launches Interactive Website About Minerals (01-29-13)
BLM Seeks Nominations to Front Range Resource Advisory Council (01-29-13)
Coal Exploration License Filed in Las Animas County for 16,323 Acres (01-25-13)
BLM conducts hazardous fuels reduction throughout Fremont County (01-11-13)
BLM asks for public input on Special Recreation Permit applications (01-08-13)
BLM finalizes gravel quarry environmental assessment (12-20-12)
BLM invites public to meet new Front Range District Manager (12-06-12)
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Vegetation Management (May 1, 2013): The Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service are seeking public input on proposed vegetation management in Chaffee and Lake counties. The proposed management would restore, maintain and enhance vegetative conditions through various treatment methods including the use of mechanical and hand tools, and prescribed fire.
Gravel Quarry Environmental Assessment (December 20, 2012) This final environmental assessment (with the Decision) is titled "Mineral Materials Competitive Sale in Fremont County, CO" DOI-BLM-CO-200-2011-0092 EA
New Elk Coal Lease Environmental Assessment (NEPA #DOI-BLM-CO-200-2009-0018 EA) - This link goes to the Royal Gorge Field Office NEPA log. Links to the EA, maps, and Geologic Engineering and Maximum Economic Recovery Report are posted there. Look for the NEPA number provided above.