BLM begins master leasing planning in South Park June 1

BLM has begun the master leasing planning process for South Park on June 1.  This is a part of the overall resource management planning process for the surface acreas and mineral interests it manages in eastern Colorado. Public comment period begins June 1 and closes July 31.  See BLM webpage:

To see the Notice of Intent issued June 1, click here:

In advance of June 1, BLM hosted 7 public “envisioning meetings to discuss key management priorities for the resource management plan revision and the master leasing plan.   BLM’s announcement further states,” Meetings wil be facilitated, teach you about the planning process, and include targeted questions to inspire brainstorming.  Attendees wil strategize on how to meet competing needs and then share ideas  with the BLM.”

Here is the meeting schedule for its scoping open houses during the public comment period:


Scoping Open House: June 16 5:30-7:30 pm

LocationL Greeley Recreation Center, 651 10th Avenue


Scoping Open House: June 15 5:30-7:30 pm

Location: Denver Marriott West, 1717 Denver West Blvd.


Scoping Open House: June 24 5:30-7:30 pm

Location: Fairplay Community Center, 880 Bogue Street (fairgrounds)


Scoping Open House: June 23 5:30-7:30 pm

Location: Salida High School, 26 Jones Avenue


Scoping Open House: June 25 5:30-7:30 pm

Location: National Mining Museum, 117 East 10th Street


Scoping Open House: June 30 5:30-7:30 pm

Location: Huerfano County Community Center, 1038 Russell

Canon City:

Scoping Open House: June 29 5:30-7:30 pm

Location:  June 3 – Washington Elementary School, 606 N. 9th Street

June 29 – The Abbey, Benedict Rm, 2951 E. Hwy 50 ( E. Frontage Road)