The Bureau of Land Management is instituting a new Master Leasing Plan for an area outside Dinosaur National Monument. Large areas of wild lands in northwest Colorado will now be protected, but the new plan also opens up several sensitive areas to oil and gas drilling.
Browns Canyon is an outdoor recreation mecca, and one of Colorado's most treasured landscapes. It is enjoyed by whitewater boaters, hikers and anglers fishing for trout in of the state's largest stretch of gold metal waters.
Colorado’s Grand Junction Book Cliffs showcase geological wonders that date back to the Age of Dinosaurs. Grand plateaus, mesas and buttes formed from Cretaceous sandstone loom above vast canyons lush with sagebrush and dotted juniper trees.