Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

2:47pm

Thu September 8, 2011
Environment

Land Managers Call for New Wilderness in Colorado

KUNC file photo

Colorado could see more federally protected wilderness areas. Federal land managers are recommending six new plots of Bureau of Land Management land for the extended protections.

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1:32pm

Thu July 7, 2011
Environment

Environmental Group Sues BLM Over Caving Permits

This bat is affected by White Nose Syndrome, a deadly virus that has killed more than 1 million on the East Coast.
Greg Turner/Kentucky Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources

Attitudes about how best to protect Colorado bats from the spread of a deadly fungus is sparking debate and litigation. On Wednesday, the nonprofit Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit against the Bureau of Land Management. The issue stems from permits the agency plans to issue to recreational cavers during a national convention later this month in Glenwood Springs.

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3:29pm

Thu May 5, 2011
Colorado Wildfires

BLM Lifts Fire Restrictions in Northern Colorado

Colorado State Forest Service

Citing decreased danger in northern and eastern Colorado, the Bureau of Land Management has lifted fire restrictions on its lands in Boulder, Gilpin, Larimer, Lincoln, Logan, Morgan, Sedgwick, Washington, Weld and Yuma counties.

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