The red rock canyons, expansive mesas, and high-desert rivers near Grand Junction, Colorado are a recreation paradise. Hikers and backpackers find solitude among the canyons and hoodoos, and mountain bikers flock to the area for the world class trails that weave in and out of slot canyons.
In the first of a three management plans to be released in 2015, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Colorado missed a great opportunity to protect some of Colorado's most treasured landscapes—including the Dolores River, lands surrounding Mesa Verde National Park and recreation hub
The BLM’s Tres Rios Field Office issued a final plan today that could have balanced a number of issues, ranging from wilderness-quality lands to oil and gas leasing to protection of remarkable cultural artifacts, inc
Last Saturday I was able to join 30 enthusiastic hikers to explore a kind of wilderness that is different than what we often think of as "wilderness" – the subtle, enigmatic hills and valleys of the Adobe Badlands.
My feet hurt and shoulders ache, but today’s National Public Lands Day restoration project near Montrose, Colorado was a “whacking” success. The day overflowed with blue skies, sunshine and camaraderie.
CRAIG, CO — A long awaited Resource Management Plan (RMP) for a treasured portion of Northwest Colorado was released today. The Bureau of Land Management’s Little Snake Field Office (LSFO) released the final proposal following years of input from local stakeholders, unbiased scientists and economists, and their own internal studies.
There’s a place in southern Arizona The Wilderness Society has been working for some time to protect. Just outside of Phoenix lies the Agua Fria National Monument. The monument is home to over 450 distinct Native American structures and is a blend of desert and semi-desert eco systems.