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Park County’s irrigation canals are filling and flowing for summer, so the Park County Sheriff’s Office reminds everyone to stay safe around the water. Last week, the Park County Sheriff’s Office posted an annual reminder for Park County residents on Facebook. With summer approaching and school almost out, there’s a higher risk of incidents in…

Multiple agencies are partnering to support the third year of Jennie Gordon’s effort to reduce food scarcity by locally growing and sharing fresh produce. First Lady Jennie Gordon’s Wyoming Hunger Initiative is proud to partner with the Cent$ible Nutrition Program (CNP) and the University of Wyoming Extension for the second year of the Grow a…

President Biden is reversing efforts to modernize the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) made by the Trump administration and it has some within the agricultural community worried. Ken Hamilton, Executive Vice President of the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation, disagrees with the Biden administration’s decision to undo the 2020 reforms saying, “We don’t believe that was…

The B.L.M. is reevaluating its long-term assessment of the Bighorn Basin and asks the public for their opinions on managing the region’s bountiful resources. The Bureau of Land Management Cody and Worland field offices seek input as they evaluate the 2015 Bighorn Basin Resource Management Plan (R.M.P.). It’s the first time the plan has been…

The Bureau of Reclamation is holding an important meeting at the Park County Fairgrounds to discuss water and the Buffalo Bill Reservoir in 2022. The Bureau of Reclamation will host a public Buffalo Bill Reservoir Water Information Meeting in Powell on Tuesday, Mar. 15 at 1:00 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss…

The Park County Commissioners encourage anyone invested in the future growth of the region to speak up as the county revises its two-decade-old Land Use Plan. Park County and its communities have resisted the relentless push into the 21st Century in many ways. But as more people move to the region, the demand for land…

Snowy weather is exactly what Wyoming’s snowpack needs, as the snow in the state’s western basins starts to average out after a concerningly dry fall. Every aspect of Wyoming relies on its winter snowpack. The melted snow fills the state’s aquifers and reservoirs, sustaining the state’s agriculture, animals, and people. The Wyoming Natural Resources Conservation…

Wyoming Food Coalition met virtually to update one another on the work of several subcommittees dedicated to addressing the issues holding Wyoming back from having a truly sustainable ecosystem


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