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The Dominguez-Escalante NCA Resource Management Plan

 
The BLM released the draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area for public review on May 17, 2013.  This initiated a public comment period, which ended on September 23, 2013. 
 
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Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell appoints four new members to the Advisory Council.

Click here to read the press releaseOR go to the Advisory Council page for more information.


 Next public meeting on the RMP: April 16, 2014, in DeltaFor more information, go to the Advisory Council page.
 

The next step in the RMP planning process is preparation of the Proposed RMP. The BLM will consider the comments it received during the public comment period and make changes to the draft RMP. These changes will then be incorporated in the Proposed RMP. See the RMP background page for an overview of the planning process.

 

Once the RMP has been finalized, it will guide the BLM's management of all facets of the D-E NCA for the next several decades. This includes land use decisions regarding biological resources, cultural resources, wilderness, recreation, travel management, livestock grazing, and special designations such as wild and scenic rivers.

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Did you miss the open houses? All the presentations and maps featured at the open houses are online! Click here to visit the open house Web page

 

 
 
 
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    Questions? Click on the links below to download fact sheets on the key issues in the draft RMP:

 

Interested in wilderness? You may also be interested in the BLM's 

Lands with Wilderness Characteristics Inventory


    Colorado Mesa University studies and community assessments:

 

CMU NRLPI 2007 D-E NCA proposal

 CMU NRLPI 2009 GJFO community assessment

BLM 2009 UFO community assessment


For further information, contact the Bureau of Land Management’s Grand Junction Field Office: 

Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area
Bureau of Land Management
2815 H Road, Grand Junction, CO 81506
Phone: (970) 244-3000
Fax: (970) 244-3083