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Helen Hankins (credit: blm.gov)

BLM Colorado Director Hankins To Retire Sept. 30

Bureau of Land Management Colorado office director Helen Hankins will retire at the end of the month.

09/10/2013

An image showing how Over The River would look. (credit: CBS)

Christo Facing New Lawsuit To Stop His ‘Over The River’ Project

The push for a massive art project along the Arkansas River is facing a new lawsuit.

08/12/2013

An exploding target (credit: CBS)

Forest Service Banning ‘Exploding Targets’ In Colorado

Federal authorities are cracking down on the use of exploding targets on U.S. Forest Service land in five states to prevent them from sparking wildfires.

08/05/2013

Christo (credit: CBS)

Artist Christo Returning To Colorado

World-renowned artist Christo is returning to Colorado this summer for two lectures about his latest projects.

07/29/2013

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BLM Offers Alternate TransWest Power Line Route

The preliminary route favored by federal regulators for a proposed $3 billion power line project to carry Wyoming wind power to California would create a new utility corridor through south-central Wyoming.

07/10/2013

An image from the fire on Storm King Mountain (credit: CBS)

Arizona Firefighter Deaths Come Near Storm King Anniversary

The deaths of 19 Hotshots in Arizona comes just before the anniversary of a similar tragedy in Colorado.

07/01/2013

Artist Christo speaks at a press conference unveiling two original preparatory collages for 'Over The River' donated to the National Galley of Art's permanent collection by French environment artist Christo at the National Gallery of Art on November 8, 2011 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Riccardo S. Savi/Getty Images)

Appeals Board Upholds Permit For Christo Project

An appeals board is upholding the Bureau of Land Management’s decision to grant the artist Christo a permit for his Over the River project, which involves temporarily suspending huge fabric panels over parts of the Arkansas River in Colorado.

06/28/2013

Rep. Diana DeGette (credit: CBS)

DeGette Reintroduces Colorado Wilderness Bill

Colorado congresswoman Diana DeGette has reintroduced a bill that would protect 750,000 acres in Colorado as designated wilderness.

06/25/2013

Garden Park Fossil Area (credit: blm.gov)

A Tour Inside Colorado’s Jurassic Park

Picture a great, tropical river running to a huge inland sea in, of all places, the scrubby, arid hills north of Canon City, studded with pinyon pines and cactus.

06/22/2013

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BLM Seeks Path For Managing West Conservation Area

If there’s one thing that’s clear on the canyon-riven, earthen upheaval known as the Uncompahgre Plateau, it’s that there’s no direct route to anywhere.

06/08/2013

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