For information about upcoming public meetings or open comment periods, please check out the WRFO's Land Use Planning & NEPA webpage.
- Jensen-Ute Park Trail: A public meeting to discuss the proposed second phase of the Jensen-Ute Park Connector Trail will be held on Tuesday, March 12 at 6:30pm. The BLM is accepting scoping comments until March 26, 2013. For more information about the public meeting or how to comment, please refer to the press release. Detailed information about the proposed trail, including a map, can be found in the proposed action.
Oil and Gas Development Resource Management Plan Amendment (RMPA)
The White River Field Office is working on a Resource Management Plan Amendment and associated EIS that will address the potential impacts of significant increases in oil and gas development within the 1.5 million acre field office over the next 20 years.
White River Field Office staff brief members of the Northwest
Advisory Counsil during a visit to the Piceance Basin, Aug. 2012.
West Douglas Emergency Wild Horse Gather
Closures associated with Texas Mountain in the West Douglas Herd Area have been lifted effective immediately.
Fire restrictions are no longer in affect for BLM lands in the White River Field Office unless otherwise noted. However, the BLM encourages those wishing to burn to use EXTREME caution. The recent drought created very hazardous fire conditions and those responsible for wildland fires will be held accountable.
Reclamation Plan Template- This is a draft template for the voluntary use by industry. Bureau of Land Management
White River Field Office
220 E. Market Street
Meeker, CO 81641
Phone: (970) 878-3800
FAX: (970) 878-3805
Monday - Friday 7:45AM to 4:30PM
Closed on Federal Holidays
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.