The Carbondale-based Wilderness Workshop is busy analyzing a proposed BLM management plan released on March 21 that includes Red Hill, the Crown and parts of Thompson Divide.
“This (plan) is a biggie,” said Wilderness Workshop spokesman Dave Reed. “It’s the blueprint for how over 500,000 acres of BLM lands in Garfield, Pitkin and Eagle counties will be managed for the next 20-plus years.”
The Bureau of Land Management’s proposed plan also covers federal land in Grand, Jackson, Routt, Summit and Larimer counties.
“Our proposed Resource Management Plan for the Kremmling Field Office is based largely on the comments we received from the public and our State and local cooperating agencies when we put our Draft Plan out for comment in 2011,” said BLM spokeswoman Stephanie Odell in a press release. “We believe the proposed plan provides a balanced approach to managing the public’s land and resources … for the next two decades.”
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