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Release Date: 07/19/13
Contacts: John Beck, Acting Communications Director 303-239-3882    
  Lisa Stone, Land Law Examiner, 303-239-3765    

BLM Colorado Hosting a Second Public Workshop on Filing Mining Claims/Sites (07-17-13)

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Due to overwhelming interest, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is offering a second free public workshop to discuss mining claim/site filing requirements from1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday, August 5, at the Colorado State Office, 2850 Youngfield St., Lakewood CO 80215.

The workshop will focus on how to interpret BLM land records, how to locate and file a mining claim or site, what is required to maintain a claim or site, as well as the applicable fees. The workshop will also cover BLM’s definitions of activity levels and the associated state and federal requirements. Time will also be provided to answer any questions regarding mining claim/site filings.

Seating is limited so please reserve your seat by July 31 with Lisa Stone by calling 303-239-3765 or emailing If you cannot make the meeting many of these resources are posted online at

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.

  2850 Youngfield Street      Lakewood, CO 80215  

Last updated: 07-19-2013