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The Montezuma County commissioners' concerns about an eagle's nest on BLM lands and how it came to be there seemed to be somewhat mollified Monday after five officials from the Bureau of Land Management’s Tres Rios Field Office joined the commissioners at the table.

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The Bureau of Land Management is still analyzing comments received on its preliminary environmental assessment of a proposal to expand the Phil’s World trail system east of Cortez.

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Managers at Arches National Park near Moab, Utah, have announced they will no longer issue permits for overnight backcountry camping until they can update its backcountry management plan, completed in 1988.

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The commissioners of San Juan County, Utah, have passed a resolution opposing an inter-tribal coalition’s proposal for the creation of Bears Ears National Monument.

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A proposal to double the miles of trails in the Phil’s World system east of Cortez could result in “significant impacts” to wildlife.