Bureau Of Land Management

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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Eagle County Says People Using Open Land As A Dump

It’s land meant for the public to enjoy, and tax dollars keep it maintained, but Eagle County says too many people are using it as a trash dump.

06/05/2013

Firefighters clear brush inside Rocky Mountain National Park near the Fern Lake Fire area on Sunday. (credit: CBS)

Forest Service To Hire 500 Fewer Firefighters As Wildfire Season Begins

As dry conditions set the stage for another difficult fire season, the Forest Service said Tuesday it will hire 500 fewer firefighters than last year because of automatic spending cuts imposed by Congress.

06/04/2013

Browns Canyon National Monument (credit: John Fielder/brownscanyon.org)

Udall Seeks Feedback On Proposed National Monument

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall is asking for the public’s help in crafting legislation to create a national monument that would include 22,000 acres on both sides of the Arkansas River between Salida and Buena Vista in south-central Colorado.

05/18/2013

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Man Lays Family Claim To NW Colorado Oil Shale Covering Thousands Of Acres

A Grand Junction man says his family’s oil shale claims covering thousands of acres in northwest Colorado are valid.

05/13/2013

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BLM To Auction Leases In Garfield, Moffat Counties

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management plans to auction gas and oil drilling leases in Garfield and Moffat counties this August.

05/13/2013

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Skeleton Found In Mesa County Could Be Man Who Went Missing 20 Years Ago

Detectives with Mesa County are working on a new development in a missing persons case more than two decades old.

05/11/2013

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