Tag Archives: resource management plan

BLM, San Juan National Forest release long-awaited resource management plan

On Sept. 20, the San Juan National Forest and BLM Tres Rios Field Office released the long-awaited joint Land and Resource Management Plan and the accompanying final environmental impact statement to address long-term management of 2.4 million acres of national-forest … Continue reading

Published in October 2013 Tagged

Forest Service rejects Boggy-Glade appeals (Web only)

The Forest Service has rejected all appeals of the Boggy-Glade Travel Management Plan and expects to implement its provisions this spring. According to a press release from the Durango Interagency Dispatch Center, 25 appeals of the plan were initially sent to the … Continue reading

Published in March 2012 Tagged

Forest Service, commissioners fail to reach agreement on travel (web only)

By Jim Mimiaga The formal appeal by the Montezuma County commissioners to halt the proposed Boggy-Glade Travel Management Plan will go forward after last-ditch negotiations with the U.S. Forest Service failed on Feb. 7. During a two-hour meeting at the … Continue reading

Published in February 2012 Tagged

The Boggy-Glade travel plan draws 25 appeals

By Gail Binkly and David Grant Long The Montezuma County commissioners offered a ringing defense of motorized recreation in their appeal of the Forest Service’s latest travel-management plan for the Boggy-Glade area north of Dolores. The 17-page appeal letter echoes … Continue reading

Published in February 2013 Tagged

Hostile crowd greets forest officials

A hostile crowd heckled two Forest Service officials over road closures and federal-lands policies, and Montezuma County Sheriff Dennis Spruell promised to cut a lock off a gate if necessary, during a meeting with one Montezuma County commissioner the night … Continue reading

Published in December 2012 Tagged