William Perry Pendley is still leading the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the federal agency in charge of most public lands, and has spent the past few weeks rotating between Washington, DC, and the agency’s new headquarters in Grand Junction, Colo.
Earlier today, Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) announced via a video on Twitter that the Bureau of Land Management will be moving its headquarters to Grand Junction.
Ninety-nine percent of federally-held land lies west of the Mississippi, but the Bureau of Land Management is still headquartered in D.C. As the country ponders the agency’s exodus from the capitol, Grand Junction has emerged as a prime candidate for its new headquarters.
Non-motorized recreation on BLM lands pumps $54 million, 700 jobs directly into Colorado’s Royal Gorge region
So-called “quiet recreation,” which includes camping, mountain biking, and hunting, has a major impact on Colorado communities near public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Royal Gorge Field Office, according to a study released today.