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 starts public scoping period for new trails at Oil Well Flat (08/29/2014)
Firefighters planning pile burns in Fremont County (08/29/2014)
BLM seeks help in reducing conflicts at Guffey Gorge (08/11/2014)
BLM launches public comment period on CO2 wells (08/08/2014)
BLM Front Range Resource Advisory Council meets August 20-21 (08/06/2014)
• 2013 news releases
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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.