Blue Mountain implemented an ecosystem management planning process that included field inventories, database searches, literature reviews, and Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping.
Blue Mountain and the Anchor Point Group were contracted to develop a comprehensive planning document for the 450-acre National Center for Atmospheric Research reserve in Boulder County, Colorado. This plan was created to meet long-range resource planning goals for open space, to ensure that management activities are ecologically sustainable and to integrate these goals with social directives. The plan addressed 1) Forest Management and Wildfire Mitigation, 2) Rangelands and Noxious Weeds, and 3) Wildlife.
Saddle Pocket Ranch is a 1,003-acre cattle ranch located in Routt County, Colorado, just east of Slater on the Colorado-Wyoming border.
Blue Mountain assisted Mangi Environmental Group in NEPA planning and oversight for the development of a communications tower on USFS land in Larimer County.
Blue Mountain was contracted by Legacy Land Trust to develop a Conservation Values Model. This conservation values model was developed in a Geographic Information System (GIS) database to identify places within Larimer, Jackson and Weld counties where conservation values are represented on the landscape.
The Winterhaven property is an 820-acre working ranch located in northeast Colorado along the South Platte River. The property was purchased by Ducks Unlimited in 2009 to protect conservation values and restore waterfowl habitat.
Blue Mountain collaborated with Colorado State Parks to develop a new stewardship plan for North Sterling State Park. The new stewardship plan will guide park management for the next 10 to 15 years.
Blue Mountain and Anchor Point Group were contracted to develop a comprehensive ecosystem management plan for the Genesee Foundation. This plan provided long-term planning for open space resources and provided background information about local natural resources.
Blue Mountain was contracted by the Natural Resource Conservation Service to conduct a watershed assessment. The intent of the effort was to gather resource information about the physical structure and biological function of five rivers, to prioritize treatment areas and to develop management recommendations.
Gelvin Ranch is a 920-acre working ranch located in eastern Yuma County, Colorado. A Phase I Environmental Assessment was initiated because the landowner transferred developmental rights to The Nature Conservancy through a conservation easement.