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Archuleta to lead BLM Colorado Northwest District

Andrew Archuleta.

Andrew Archuleta.

Andrew Archuleta will be the new Northwest District Manager effective Oct 31. He will replace current manager, Joe Meyer, who will become the BLM Colorado Southwest District Manager on Oct. 2.

Archuleta is currently the BLM Colorado San Luis Valley Field Manager.

He has worked as the BLM San Luis Valley Field Manager since 2011. Previously he was a dual-delegated line officer for the U.S. Forest Service and the BLM in the San Luis Valley.

Archuleta’s previous experience includes assignments as varied as working as the BLM project manager for the Yellowstone oil spill and an assignment as the Acting BLM New Mexico Deputy State Director for Resources and Fire. He began his federal career as a wildlife toxicologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The Colorado native has a bachelor’s degree in wildlife biology and a master’s degree in wildlife toxicology, both from Colorado State University.