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Release Date: 12/19/13
Contacts: David Boyd, Public Affairs Specialist, 970 876-9008    

BLM accepting comments on 19 commercial recreation permits in Eagle, Grand, Jackson, Larimer and Summit counties (12-19-13)

KREMMLING — The Bureau of Land Management's Kremmling Field Office is seeking public comment regarding 19 commercial special recreation permit renewal applications for the Upper Colorado River corridor and uplands within Eagle, Grand, Jackson, Larimer and Summit counties.
The BLM issues commercial SRPs to provide recreation businesses the opportunity to operate on BLM lands, to implement recreation management decisions and to ensure a fair return to the public for commercial use of public lands.
To help with its evaluation of these permit applications, the BLM is seeking public comment regarding each applicant's safety history, conflicts that have been associated with the applicants or their employees while operating on public lands, or any other information that would be useful to the agency as it considers the applications.
To provide comment on the applications, contact Teri Parvin at the Kremmling Field Office at, or 970 724-3000.  Comments need to be received by March 31, 2014
 Upper Colorado River (Grand and Eagle Counties)
■  State Bridge Lodge (camping in Eagle County) – Doug Moog
■  Adventures in Whitewater (floatboating) – Paul Hagerman
■  Premium Adventure Tours (floatboating) – Greg Books
■  Blazing Adventures, Inc. (floatboating) – John Henschel
■  Minturn Anglers -  Alex Rachowicz
■  Sunrise Anglers, LLC  (fly fishing) – Thomas Schneider
■  Devil’s Thumb Ranch (fly fishing) – Igor Guziur
■  Bangert Enterprises, LLC, dba Sage Outdoor Adventures (floatboating) – Darryl and Cole Bangert
■  Paddle Colorado (floatboating) – W. Scott Klein
■  Gore Range Expeditions, LLC, dba Stand Up Paddleboard  (floatboating) – Javier Placer
■  Kirks Mountain Adventures, LLC (fly fishing) – Gary Bien
■  Rocky Mountain Whitewater Rafting (floatboating) – Ron Raudelunas

■ Aspen Canyon Ranch (horseback riding, big game hunting, snowmobiling, dog sled rides in Grand County, primarily Morgan Gulch and Mule Creek) – Ryan Collins
■ Whistling Elk dba Trophy Mountain Ranch (snowmobiling, big game hunting, jeep rides in Jackson County near Independence Mountain) – Monte Mathison
■ High Country Trails (horseback rides and horse delivery in Grand County near Music Mtn, Hogback Mtn, big game @ Strawberry GMUs 18 and 28 for horse delivery… asking for fishing at Kinney Creek) – Dale Lind
■ CN Outfitting (big game hunting in Grand County near Reed Creek, Cedar Ridge, and the Williams Fork area) – Conway Farrell
■ Rusty Spurr (horseback riding and pack services in Grand County near Lawson Ridge) – Han Smith

■ Colorado DIRT CycloCross by Dig Deep Sports, LLC  (Grand County) – Paul Karlsson
■ Competitive Horse Trial (in Grand County at Wolford) – Cathy Hook

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. In Fiscal Year 2015, the BLM generated $4.1 billion in receipts from activities occurring on public lands.

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Last updated: 12-20-2013