Steve Leonard selected as new Kremmling Field Manager
KREMMLING, Colo. - The Colorado Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Northwest District Office welcomes Steve Leonard as the new Field Manager for the Kremmling Field Office.
Leonard will oversee multiple use programs on public lands encompassing approximately 377,000 surface acres and over 2.2 million mineral estate acres dispersed across Jackson, Grand, Larimer, Eagle, and Summit counties.
“Steve brings with him a broad range of natural resource experience to the position, his experience working with diverse interests as well as state and local agencies will be of great benefit to the Kremmling Field Office,” said Elijah Waters, Northwest District Manager.
Originally from Idaho, Leonard comes to Kremmling from the Colorado State Office, where he was the Wild Horse and Burro Program Lead. Leonard has over 25 years of natural resource management experience with the BLM and the Idaho Fish and Game. Leonard previously served in an acting capacity as the Kremmling Field Manager and the Owyhee Field Manager in Idaho.
"It is a privilege to work with such a great team here. I look forward to working with them as we overcome challenges and embrace opportunities the Kremmling Field Office will experience in the coming years," said Leonard.
Leonard served in the U.S. Army and earned a degree in biology from Boise State University.
When not at the office, Leonard is avid hunter and enjoys horses and the outdoors with his wife Tonya.
The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 western states, including Alaska, on behalf of the American people. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. Our mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.