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Charlotte, NC --(Ammoland.com)-  The Bureau of Land Management’s Grand Junction Field Office (GJFO) has released a draft plan for a 90 day comment period ending April 25th 2013

The planning area consists of about 2.2 million acres of land which includes about 1.2 million acres of public lands managed by the GJFO.  The majority of the planning area is included within Mesa and Garfield Counties, with small portions falling within Montrose and Rio Blanco Counties.

When approved, this Resource Management Plan (RMP) will replace the 1987 Grand Junction RMP and will guide the management of public lands administered by the GJFO into the future. The GJFO Draft RMP/EIS and supporting information is available on BLM’s web site by clicking here.

The plan contains four alternative approaches to future management of these public lands that will affect recreational shooting through closures.

They are as follows:

  • Alternative A:    Target shooting allowed on 1, 034,500 acres and closure of 26,900 acres.
  • Alternative B:    Target shooting allowed on 1, 021,400 acres and closure of 40,00 acres.
  • Alternative C:  Target shooting allowed on 1,007,800 acres and closure of 53,600 acres.
  • Alternative D:  Target shooting allowed on 1,044,300 acres and closure of 17,100 acres.

The NRA is in the process of reviewing this plan and encourages all shooters and hunters who recreate on the lands covered by this plan to carefully review the proposed closures arrayed in the charts in Chapter 2 pages 135 and 136 to determine how these closures may affect you.   In Appendix A – Figures, maps are provided showing what areas are closed to recreational shooting for each of the alternatives.

Comments on the plan may be submitted online at the web site give above.  For further information about the plan from the BLM, you may contact Collin Ewing, RMP Project Manager at 970-244-3027 or send him an email at cewing@blm.gov.

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the “lobbying” arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Visit: www.nra.org

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  • One User comment to “Federal Land Plans in Grand Junction Area Will Close Lands to Recreational Shooting”

    1. I say ” D ” if any plan at all is initiated , however , I question why does there have to be an area closed to shooting at all ?

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