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Tread Lightly!, Noble Energy and U.S. Forest Service partner to close old road, promote new trailhead at Pawnee Buttes Trail near Grover

The Pawnee Buttes Trail has gone to the birds — or at least an old trailhead has. Sixteen volunteers met Friday in the Pawnee National Grassland near Grover to construct an 80-foot fence to block off a road that disrupts natural raptor nesting grounds. The U.S. Forest Service built a new trailhead further east on the same road as the ...

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Bureau of Land Management to offer more than 100 parcels for lease for oil and gas

Colorado’s Bureau of Land Management’s quarterly competitive oil and gas lease sale is scheduled for 9 a.m. Nov. 2 at the Colorado State Office in Lakewood. The BLM will offer 19 parcels totaling 10,050 acres within the Royal Gorge Field Office and 102 United States Forest Service parcels totaling 19,487 acres within the Pawnee National Grassland, according to a Monday ...

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Colorado energy news briefs

BLM oil and gas lease sale nets $32.1 Million The Bureau of Land Management Colorado State Office recently sold 73 parcels totaling 32,962 acres for $32.1 million, including rentals and fees at its quarterly oil and gas lease sale. The highest per-acre price was for a 1,919-acre parcel in Weld County, sold to Ironhorse Resources, LLC., in Denver for $10,100 ...

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BLM leases more than 30,000 of Pawnee and Front Range

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management secured a $32.1 million oil and gas lease Thursday that includes acreage on both the Front Range and Pawnee National Grassland, The Denver Post reports. Despite cautions from environmental groups, which accused the BLM of ignoring pollution and climate concerns, about 75 percent of the 33,000 acres will be located on Pawnee Grassland. The ...

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New drilling plan for Pawnee Grassland drafted

STERLING, Colo. — Federal authorities have proposed making nearly all federally owned and unleased areas of the Pawnee National Grassland in eastern Colorado available for drilling. A draft report released by the U.S. Forest Service Tuesday would allow underground drilling as long as there is no surface activity, meaning the mineral rights may be leased for horizontal drilling. The Sterling ...

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Pawnee Grassland open for drilling?

STERLING, Colo. — Federal authorities have proposed making nearly all federally owned and unleased areas of the Pawnee National Grassland in eastern Colorado available for drilling. A draft report released Tuesday would allow underground drilling as long as there is no surface activity, meaning the mineral rights may be leased for horizontal drilling. The Sterling Journal-Advocate reports that the checkerboard ...

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