The GMUG National Forest is engaged in a wide range of projects implemented to better understand and enhance the natural resources of our forest. These projects include watershed protection and improvement, water qualities studies, wetlands restoration, range improvements, noxious weed control and eradication, soils inventories, fuel hazard reduction, fire suprression, cultural resource restoration and inventories, fish inventories and habitat improvements, and wildlife inventories and re-introductions. This page will continue to have updates and publications on current resource management projects.
Moose on the Mesa!
The GMUG National Forest s home to a new moose herd on the Grand Mesa with a population of more than 120. More information on the moose reintroduction program. View some of Colorado's watchable wildlife.
The comeback of native cutthroat trout !
Approximately 250 cutthroat trout were reintroduced in Woods Lake in August of 2012 as part of an ongoing project to restore the species to its native habitat. More information and photographs on the native cutthroat trout re-introductions
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Spruce Bark Beetles at work!
Timber sales for the South Timber Sale Contracting Zone are available below. The South Zone consists of the following forests:
- Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre & Gunnison
- Pike & San Isabel
- Rio Grande
- San Juan
Important Notice: Unless otherwise noted bid openings will be held at the GMUG Supervisors Office located at 2250 Highway 50, Delta, Colorado.