BLM Rescinds Fire Restrictions in Gunnison, Tres Rios, and Uncompahgre Field Offices

News Release Southwest District, Colorado FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 30, 2022 Contact: Deana Harms, Fire Mitigation, Education, Prevention Specialist, 970-403-5576 BLM Rescinds Fire Restrictions in Gunnison, Tres Rios, and Uncompahgre Field Offices MONTROSE, Colo. –...

Public Land Agencies Offer Friendly Reminder -Wildfire Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility

Montrose, Colorado, May 24, 2022 – As we celebrate Memorial Day and the start of summer, public land agencies encourage the public to be extra careful with all campfires and combustible materials to prevent human-caused fires. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM)...

Fourth of July Weekend Wildfire Prevention Reminders

Montrose, Colorado, June 29, 2021 – As our nation prepares to celebrate Independence Day, public land agencies encourage the public to be extra careful with campfires, where they are allowed and combustible materials to prevent human-caused fires. Western Colorado is...

GMUG to Implement Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Forestwide

Delta, Colorado, June 23, 2021 — At 12:01 a.m. Thursday, June 24, 2021, Stage 1 Fire Restrictions will be implemented for the entirety of the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests. Previously, the Fruita Division and Uncompahgre Plateau were placed...

Public Land Managers Encourage Responsible Recreation

Everyone must care for Colorado’s outdoors Delta, Colorado, April 21, 2021 — Colorado’s mountains, trails, parks and back roads were flooded with an unprecedented number of visitors last year. Unfortunately, the crowds also damaged natural resources in a variety of...

Green Meadows Fire

As of Tuesday, 0800 July 14th, the #greenmeadowsfire was 100% contained. Fire sustained high winds yesterday with no spread, and rain last night helped some. Crews mopping up final hot spots in the interior today and hope to have the fire “controlled” by the end of...
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