BLM sets Silt hearing on fuel reduction |

BLM sets Silt hearing on fuel reduction

Staff Report

The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on a proposal to reduce hazardous fuels for wildfires south of Silt near Uncle Bob Mountain Road and Clear Creek.

The BLM will hold a public meeting at 5 p.m. Friday in the main conference room of the BLM’s Colorado River Valley Field Office, 2300 River Frontage Road, Silt.

The project environmental analysis is available online at

Comments and questions should be directed to the BLM’s Colorado River Valley Field Office or submitted online to Comments will be most helpful if received by April 17.

Commenters should be aware that the comment, including personal identifying information, may be made public at any time. Commenters can ask the BLM to withhold identifying information from public review, but the agency offers no guarantee that it will be able to do so.

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