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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT, for the

DISTRICT OF COLORADO- CENTRAL DIVISION

RAGS OVER THE ARKANSAS RIVER, INC.,


v.

Docket No. 12-cv-00265-WJM

Petitioner,

THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT,


an agency of the United States; KEITH
BERGER, in his official capacity as the
Field Manager of the Royal Gorge Field
Office of the Bureau of Land
Management; THOMAS HEINLEIN, in his
official capacity as the District Manager
for the Front Range Field Office of the
Bureau of Land Management; HELEN
HANKINS, in her official capacity as the
Colorado State Director for the Bureau of
Land Management; and S.M.R. JEWELL,
in her official capacity as the Secretary of
the Interior,

NOTICE OF APPEAL TO THE


UNITED STATES COURT OF
APPEALS FOR THE TENTH
CIRCUIT

Respondents, and

OVER THE RIVER CORPORATION,

Respondent-Intervenor.

Friends of Animals, counsel for Rags Over the Arkansas River, Inc., appeals to the
Unites States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit the final judgment of the District Court
for the District of Colorado entered in the above captioned case on January 8, 2015.

The Order (ECF 68) and final judgment (ECF 69) entered in favor of the Defendants,
found that the U.S. Bureau of Land Managements approval of the Over the River Project, a
massive art project to be constructed within the Arkansas Headwaters National Recreation
Area between Canon City and Salida, Colorado, by the artist Christo, was not in violation of
the Federal Land Management Act and National Environmental Policy Act.
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The parties to the judgment appealed from and the names and addresses of the
respective attorneys are as follows:
RAGS OVER THE ARKANSAS RIVER, INC.
Michael Harris
Friends of Animals
7500 E Arapahoe Road, Ste 385
Centennial, CO 80112
michaelharris@friendsofanimals.org
Telephone: (720) 949-7791

THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, et al.


Kristofor Swanson
Ty Bair
U.S. Department of Justice
Environment & Natural Resources Division
Natural Resources Section
P.O. Box 7611
Washington, D.C. 20044-0663
kristofor.swanson@usdoj.gov
tyler.bair@usdoj.gov
(202) 305-0248(tel)
(202) 305-0506 (fax)
Kristen Guerriero
Attorney-Advisor
Office of the Solicitor
Rocky Mountain Region
U.S. Department of the Interior
Lakewood, CO
Kristen.Guerriero@sol.doi.gov

OVER THE RIVER CORPORATION

Lori Jean Potter


John E. Putnam
Attorneys for Respondent-Intervenor
KAPLAN KIRSCH & ROCKWELL LLP
1675 Broadway, Suite 2300
Denver, CO 80202
lpotter@kaplankirsch.com
(303) 825-7000 Phone
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Date: January 26, 2015

/s/ Michael Harris

Michael Harris
Attorney for Petitioner
Friends of Animals
Western Region Office
7500 E Arapahoe Rd, Ste. 385
Centennial, CO 80112
Michaelharris@friendsofanimals.org
Telephone: (720) 949-7791

CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
I, Michael Harris, hereby certify that on January 26, 2015 I electronically filed the

foregoing Notice of Appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit using

the Courts electronic filing system, which will generate automatic service upon on the
following CM/ECF participants:

Kristofor Swanson
Ty Bair
Attorneys for Respondents

Lori Jean Potter


John E. Putnam
Attorneys for Respondent-Intervenor
/s/ Michael Harris

Michael Harris
Attorney for Petitioner