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Release Date: 08/11/11
Contacts: Raul Hurtado , 575.758.8851  

BLM Seeks Public Comments on the Guadalupe Mountain Vegetation Treatment Plan

Taos, NM–The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Taos Field Office invites the public to provide comments on the Guadalupe Mountain Vegetation Treatment Plan Draft Environmental Assessment (EA). Guadalupe Mountain is located within the Wild Rivers Recreation Area in north central New Mexico. The project includes proposals to maintain, improve, and increase native grass habitat, herbaceous understory, and overall forest and rangeland health within the Guadalupe Mountain management area.

The draft EA is available for public review and comment for 30 days beginning August 15, 2011.  Copies are available for viewing at the BLM Taos Field Office, 226 Cruz Alta Road, Taos, NM 87571 or on line at

Mail comments to Raúl E. Hurtado at the above address or by email to  For more information, call (575) 758-8851.

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.

Last updated: 01-08-2013