Open house on Hunter-Smuggler plan set for Thursday
The Aspen Times
Aspen CO Colorado
ASPEN – The Aspen-Sopris Ranger District of the White River National Forest is accepting comments on the proposed projects outlined in the Hunter Creek-Smuggler Mountain Cooperative Plan this month. A public open house on the projects will take place from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Rio Grande Room, located off Galena Plaza in Aspen.
The Hunter-Smuggler planning area consists of 4,681 acres adjacent to Smuggler Mountain Open Space and private property near Aspen. The plan proposes wildlife-habitat, forest-health and recreation projects. View the plan at http://www.hunter-smugglerplan.com.
Public comments are requested by April 29; the public is invited to identify resource issues and concerns as well as how they may be addressed. Written, facsimile, hand-delivered, oral and electronic comments will be accepted. Electronic comments may be submitted at https://cara.ecosystem-management.org/Public/CommentInput?Project=41413, or call 970-945-3312 for more information.
Aspen City Council approved a contract with Daniel Joseph (DJ) Watkins during Tuesday’s regular meeting to move forward with his intentions to operate his proposed “Aspen Collective,” which is currently occupied by Mia Valley’s Valley Fine Art.