BLM seeks comments on grazing permits |

BLM seeks comments on grazing permits

SILT, Colorado – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking public comment on 53 livestock grazing permit renewals administered by the Colorado River Valley Field Office.

The grazing permits cover lands in Eagle, Garfield and Pitkin counties. Thirty-one permits are up for renewal in 2014, and 22 permits are up for renewal in 2015.

A map and a list of the grazing permits involved are available online at

Those with concerns or comments on the topic may contact Isaac Pittman, at, or call 970-876-9069 to be put on a mailing list.

Specific information about conditions observed on any of these allotments, or about concerns related to resources found within specific allotments, are particularly being sought by the agency.

The BLM will accept scoping comments through Sept. 30, 2013.

The Colorado River Valley Field Office currently administers 143 grazing permits, covering 191 grazing allotments, across 567,000 acres of public land.

Those making comments are cautioned that their entire comment, including any personal information contained therein, may be made publicly available at any time.

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