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Roach Vegetation Management Project

Total Project Area: 3,000 acres

Project Goal(s):

The Canyon Lakes Ranger District of the Roosevelt National Forest is proposing multiple forest management activities, including mechanical timber harvesting, on up to 3,000 acres in the Roach Vegetation Management Project, located approximately 65 miles northwest of Fort Collins, Colo., to facilitate forest restoration and fuels reduction on lands with declining forest health from the mountain pine beetle epidemic and heavy dwarf-mistletoe infestations. Details of the proposal, including maps, are available online at

Project Status:

The public is invited to comment via email at comments-rm-arapaho-roosevelt-canyon-lakes@usda.govComments received by March 26, 2021, would be most helpful for the analysis. A virtual public meeting is scheduled for March 9 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. To join, follow the link provided at the website above. Staff will provide a project overview followed by a question and answer session.