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BLM Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Uranium Mine Plan Modification

The BLM Monticello Field Office is seeking public comment on an environmental assessment (EA) for a proposal to modify a mine plan for the Daneros Uranium Mine in San Juan County. Please see the news release below for more information.

News Release 6.15.16

News Release 7.5.16 - BLM Extends Public Comment Period

Final Supplementary Rules for Public Lands Managed by the Moab and Monticello Field Offices in Grand and San Juan Counties, UT

In accordance with the Records of Decision (RODs) for the Moab and Monticello Field Office Approved Resource Management Plans (RMPs) and the associated Environmental Impact Statements (EIS), the BLM is finalizing supplementary rules for BLM-managed public land in Grand and San Juan Counties. These final supplementary rules apply to the operation of motorized and mechanized vehicles, camping and campfires, firewood and petrified wood collection, and the use of glass containers. Learn More

Connecting with Utah Communities

The Bureau of Land Management-Utah released a new five-year strategy, “Connecting with Utah Communities”, which aims to increase BLM-Utah's collaborative efforts with local communities, businesses, and other outdoor recreation service providers in order to provide public land visitors with the recreational opportunities and experiences that communities value most. BLM-Utah’s new five-year Recreation and Visitor Services strategy can be found at http://www.blm.gov/ut/st/en.html.

BLM moves to ePlanning

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Canyon Country District, including the Moab and the Monticello Field Offices, will utilize the ePlanning system for all new National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) projects initiated after May 18, 2015. ePlanning is the BLM’s national register for NEPA documents and will replace the Utah Environmental Notification Bulletin Board (ENBB) over time. NEPA projects that were initiated prior to May 18, 2015 that are currently listed on Utah's ENBB will remain on the ENBB. The ePlanning system can be accessed at:

ePlanning News Release 
Environmental Notification Bulletin Board (ENBB)
Wilderness Characteristics Review For Harts Point Completed

For more information, click here.

Firewood Permit Information

Wood permits must be purchased in person at the Monticello Field Office. Emailed or mailed in permits will not be accepted. 

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Environmental Notification Bulletin Board

National Wild Horse and Burro Program

Monticello ROD/RMP    

SAN JUAN RIVER PERMIT INFO 


San Juan River

2016 San Juan River Permit Information

Recreation Permit & General Info

*River 435-587-1544
*Land Based 435-587-1510

*Recreation permits can only be issued through the above numbers (8am-noon only)


CONTACT US:

Bureau of Land Management
Monticello Field Office
365 North Main Street
Monticello, UT 84535

Phone: (435) 587-1500
Fax: (435) 587-1518
Email: utmtmail@blm.gov 

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The Monticello Field Office is located in the southeast corner of Utah and is part of the Colorado Plateau region. Dominating the landscape near Monticello are the Abajo Mountains, BLM land surrounds this huge monolith.

South of the Abajos is the Comb Ridge Monocline, a major crustal uplift about 80 miles in length. Nearby this major uplift is Grand Gulch, which cuts a serpentine swath through Cedar Mesa.

The Ancestral Puebloans left a legacy that includes hundreds of cliff dwellings and thousands of pictographs and petroglyphs. Muley Point Overlook sits on a high rim of Cedar Mesa and offers sweeping panoramic view across Monument Valley and the San Juan River country far below.

 
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