Open Public Comment Periods:For information about upcoming public meetings or open comment periods, please check out the WRFO's Land Use Planning & NEPA webpage.
Piceance-East Douglas Herd Management Area New Fence Construction Projects: The BLM has released a preliminary environmental assessment for the construction of four segments of fence in association with the Herd Management Area boundary in Rio Blanco County. The fence will help to contain wild horses within the Piceance-East Douglas HMA. The public provided input during scoping and the BLM is now asking for public review of the preliminary EA and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI). Public comments regarding this proposal can be mailed to Melissa Kindall, White River Field Office, 220 East Market Street, Meeker, CO 81641 or submitted via email to email@example.com. Comments are due by June 12, 2014.
The White River Resource Area is located in northwest Colorado and incorporates parts of Rio Blanco, Moffat, and Garfield Counties. The Field Office resource area includes approximately 2,675,360 acres of BLM, national forest, national park, state, and privately owned administered lands. Of this, the BLM administers approximately 1,455,900 BLM surface and subsurface acres, and an additional 365,000 acres of mineral estate underlying state and privately owned surface estate.