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3 years 1 month ago

Judge takes BLM to task over mustangs

RENO, Nev. (AP) - A federal judge in Nevada is taking the government to task for misconduct by a helicopter contractor during one of the government's biggest wild horse roundups in the West. U.S. District Judge Howard McKibben denied a request from horse protection advocates late Tuesday to halt...

3 years 6 months ago

BLM institutes fire restrictions

The Bureau of Land Management has initiated Stage 1 Fire Restrictions on BLM lands in northern and southeastern Colorado and along the Front Range. "It has been very dry throughout the winter months with little or no change to date within the lower to mid elevations along the Front...

3 years 11 months ago

Nearly $1 million alloted for Fourmile Fire recovery

The Bureau of Land Management has received $974,000 for stabilization efforts at the Fourmile Canyon Fire west of Boulder in September. About $907,000 for Emergency Stabilization treatments is available immediately, while $67,000 for rehabilitation treatments is expected to be available in January or February of next year. "Getting...

4 years 2 months ago

Crews contain wildfire in NW Colorado

Crews have contained a wildfire in northwest Colorado that quickly spread to thousands of acres. The fire charred about 12 square miles after a lightning strike Wednesday 10 miles north of Maybell in Moffatt County. Crews declared the fire 100 percent contained Thursday afternoon. The U.S. Bureau of...

4 years 2 months ago

Colorado wildfire blackens 10 square miles

Crews are battling a wildfire in northwest Colorado that has grown quickly after being sparked by lightning. The fire was first reported 10 miles north of Maybell in Moffat County on Wednesday afternoon and spread to about 1,000 acres by nightfall. On Thursday the U.S. Bureau of Land Management...

4 years 2 months ago

Wildfire burns 1,000 acres in NW Colorado

Crews are battling a wildfire in northwest Colorado that has grown quickly after being sparked by lightning. The fire was about 10 acres when first reported 10 miles north of Maybell in Moffatt County Wednesday afternoon. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management says it was spread rapidly by high...

4 years 3 months ago

Crews battle fast-growing wildfire in Idaho

A fire at the Idaho National Laboratory site in southeastern Idaho has burned about 170 square miles since it started Tuesday afternoon. Officials say no "critical infrastructure" has burned, but power lines had been charred, causing a loss of electricity to the Materials & Fuels Complex, where research and...

4 years 5 months ago

New fireworks proposed on public lands

The Bureau of Land Management is proposing a new rule to prohibit the use of fireworks and other explosive devices on all public lands in Colorado. This new rule would bring BLM regulations in line with other land management agencies in the state in an effort to reduce wildfires. ...

4 years 8 months ago

BLM backs away from Colorado geothermal

Federal officials are withdrawing their first-ever proposed lease for geothermal development in Colorado so they can do more environmental analysis. The delay announced by the Bureau of Land Management Thursday is the third on the 799-acre parcel near Buena Vista and Mt. Princeton Hot Springs in western Colorado. The...

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