Bureau of Land Management

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

“Bigger than a trail”: Grand Valley’s Palisade Plunge set to open after 10 years of planning, partnerships

The work of three federal land agencies, three municipalities, landowners and mountain bikers yields not just Colorado’s most anticipated trail, but a model for how communities can bring big ideas to fruition.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Judge removes Trump’s public lands boss, William Perry Pendley, after governor sued

U.S. District Judge Brian Morris said U.S. Bureau of Land Management acting director William Perry Pendley served unlawfully for 424 days without being confirmed to the post by the U.S. Senate.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

EPA announces Colorado-based office dedicated to cleaning up abandoned mines

The Office of Mountains, Deserts and Plains will take charge of remediating abandoned mine lands, including the Gold King Mine in southwest Colorado

Wildfire Primary category in which blog post is published

Drones dropping “Dragon Eggs” are Colorado’s latest aerial assault weapon for wildfires

Aerial ignition used to be done by helicopters. Now, drones are handling airborne firebombing -- and a lot more.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

William Perry Pendley, acting head of Bureau of Land Management, hangs on despite nixed nomination

Colorado's Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner refused to say if he supported Pendley or not

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Trump to withdraw William Perry Pendley’s nomination as Bureau of Land Management chief

The White House did not offer an explanation for the decision, which is not expected to become official until the Senate returns to session

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Great American Outdoors Act heads to Trump as Cory Gardner leans on measure in reelection bid

The Republican U.S. senator, who is facing an uphill election battle, has run ads touting his work on the legislation and in recent weeks toured western Colorado to celebrate the bill