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USFS FOREST PLAN REVISION
Working with United States Forest Service
The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests are a combination of separate National Forests located on the western slope of the Colorado Rockies. These three combined Forests cover 3,161,900 acres of public land in the central and southern Rocky Mountains.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has issued a sprawling resource management plan for 567,000 acres of its public land, mostly in scattered parcels along the Colorado and Eagle rivers, but also in the valley between Aspen and Glenwood Springs.
Colorado’s western slope’s greatest assets lay in our public lands and waters. Our livelihoods have been built on the availability of clean water, healthy forests, rich geology, and fertile soils. As our traditional economies have been supplemented by industries…