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Release Date: 03/06/13
Contacts: Bill Papich , 505-564-7620  

Glade Run Recreation Area Planning is Topic of Public Meeting

Farmington, NM – The public is invited to a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) “open house” meeting at San Juan College on Thursday, March 21, to learn about the BLM’s Preliminary Glade Run Recreation Area Recreation and Travel Management Plan. The meeting will be 4 p.m. to
8 p.m. in rooms 9008 and 9010 just north of the lobby in the Henderson Fine Arts Center.  The BLM is seeking public comment on the preliminary plan.
The Glade Run Recreation Area is adjacent to much of the north side of Farmington and is popular among mountain bikers and off-highway vehicle enthusiasts.  BLM staff will be on hand at the meeting to provide information and maps about proposed alternative ways to manage the recreation area and to hear the public’s thoughts on proposed management goals and objectives for long-term management of the recreation area.
The preliminary planning document for long-term management of the Glade is posted online. To access the document go to
Public comments on the preliminary plan must be submitted to the BLM by April 5, 2013. Comments by email should be sent to To mail comments send them to Bureau of Land Management, Janelle Alleman, Outdoor Recreation Planner, GRRA  R&TMP, 6251 College Boulevard, Suite A, Farmington, NM 87402.
For more information, please contact Janelle Alleman at or phone Bill Papich at 505-564-7620, or on his cell phone at 505-320-5161.

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: 03-06-2013