NEW MEXICO - BLM Releases Preliminary RMP Amendment/EA

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March 05, 2013 8:46 AM

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Farmington Field Office has prepared a preliminary Resource Management Plan Amendment/Environmental Assessment (RMPA/EA) for the Glade Run Recreation Area Recreation (GRRA) and Transportation Management Plan (R&TMP). The GRRA R&TMP is being prepared under a Resource Management Plan Amendment (RMPA) in order to address changes to off-highway vehicle designations and designation of the GRRA as a Special Recreation Management Area (SRMA). In addition, the GRRA R&TMP proposes recreation management and route designations for the GRRA SRMA.

 

NEW MEXICO - BLM Releases Preliminary RMP Amendment/EA

Dear BRC Action Alert Subscriber,

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Farmington Field Office has prepared a preliminary Resource Management Plan Amendment/Environmental Assessment (RMPA/EA) for the Glade Run Recreation Area Recreation (GRRA) and Transportation Management Plan (R&TMP).

The GRRA R&TMP is being prepared under a Resource Management Plan Amendment (RMPA) in order to address changes to off-highway vehicle designations and designation of the GRRA as a Special Recreation Management Area (SRMA). In addition, the GRRA R&TMP proposes recreation management and route designations for the GRRA SRMA.

The Environmental Assessment (EA), Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and supporting documents will be available on the Glade Run Recreation Area Management Plan website. These documents are available for a 45-day comment period beginning February 20, 2013, and ending April 5, 2013. 

A public meeting will be held in order for the public to learn more about the GRRA R&TMP and provide comments. This meeting will be an open house format, which will allow the public to discuss their concerns with BLM specialists, as well as provide comments in a variety of different formats.

    GRRA R&TMP Public Meeting
    Date:  March 21, 2013
    Time:  4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Location: San Juan College
    Rooms 9010/9012

The public is invited to review the EA and the Route Comparison Table and provide written comments, which will be used to prepare the final GRRA R&TMP. Your comments are important and will be considered in the environmental analysis process. Comments can be sent to:

    Janelle Alleman, Outdoor Recreation Planner
    GRRA R&TMP
    BLM Farmington Field Office
    6251 College Blvd., Ste. A
    Farmington, NM 87402

    E-mail: BLM_NM_FFO_comments@blm.gov
     (Please include GRRA R&TMP in the subject line)

If you have any questions regarding this project, please contact Janelle Alleman at (505)-564-7676.

As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact BRC.

Thanks in advance for your support,
Ric Foster
Public Lands Department Manager
BlueRibbon Coalition
208-237-1008 ext 107

 

 


 

 

 

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