USFS Proposing Restrictions for Vehicle-based Dispersed Camping on National Forest System Lands in Colorado’s Chaffee, Freemont, Saguache, Park, and Lake counties.

USFS Proposing Restrictions for Vehicle-based Dispersed Camping on National Forest System Lands in Colorado’s Chaffee, Freemont, Saguache, Park, and Lake counties.

Proposals to restrict dispersed camping in Colorado is nothing new however this time, The U.S. Forest Service is singling out vehicle-based camping. BLM land in Chaffee County, just last year proposed many restrictions to camping and recreation use. The issue...
American Conservation and Stewardship Atlas: Added, arbitrary layers of conservation to achieve 30X30

American Conservation and Stewardship Atlas: Added, arbitrary layers of conservation to achieve 30X30

The Department of Interior is in the process of creating the American Conservation and Stewardship Atlas. From our understanding, the Atlas will be used to track which lands and waters qualify to meet the objectives of the 30X30 initiative and set a road map for...
Greater Sage-grouse Land Use Plan Amendments in the Western United States

Greater Sage-grouse Land Use Plan Amendments in the Western United States

Greater Sage-grouse, or sometimes referred to as a Sagehen is a large type of grouse that lives in the western United States. In 2015 the BLM and Forest service amended many land use plans in order to accommodate the bird. When these 98 management plans were amended...
30X30 & Protecting America’s Wilderness (PAW) Act, H.R. 803, Isn’t Actually Protecting Opportunities for Americans

30X30 & Protecting America’s Wilderness (PAW) Act, H.R. 803, Isn’t Actually Protecting Opportunities for Americans

Colorado Representative Diana Degette is sponsoring the Protecting America’s Wilderness Act, also known as the PAW Act. This proposed legislation includes designating 1.3 million acres of land as Wilderness and over 1,000 miles of river as Wild and Scenic. Many...