U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeks public comment on two proposed oil and gas well development projects on the Ouray National Wildlife Refuge.
Thurston Energy Press Release
Ultra Resources Press Release
Thurston Energy Draft Environmental Assessment (30 MB PDF)
Ultra Resources Draft Environmental Assessment (43 MB PDF)
The refuge is located 30 miles southwest of Vernal in northeastern Utah. It consists of 11, 987 acres including 12 miles of the Green River.
We invite you to read the general brochure for the Ouray NWR and inquire about visitor activities including hunting and fishing . You may browse our wildlife and plant species lists and learn how duck stamps are used to acquire important habitat.