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Campfires, smoking, and other fire-related activities are permitted on B.L.M. lands in western and central Wyoming, although wildfires can still grow out of control if flames are handled carelessly. Effective Friday, Sept. 16, the Bureau of Land Management lifted fire restrictions on all public lands administered by the Cody, Lander, and Worland field offices within…

The B.L.M. is permitting the first-of-its-kind construction of underground infrastructure for carbon capture on public lands in two Wyoming counties, benefitting the state’s efforts to grow the industry. In a significant milestone in the Biden-Harris administration’s efforts to combat the climate crisis, the Bureau of Land Management has approved ExxonMobil Corporation’s proposal to sequester carbon…

Effective July 28, every county in the Bighorn Basin – and several others in western and central Wyoming – will be under Stage One Fire Restrictions due to high fire danger. Due to dry conditions and high fire danger, Stage 1 Fire Restrictions will begin July 28 on public lands administered by the Bureau of…

All three of Wyoming’s congressional representatives decry the lack of input from state, local, and federal agencies before the BLM purchase in a state that already has a vast amount of federal land. On Thursday, June 23, U.S. Sens. John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis, and Rep. Liz Cheney, all R-Wyo., sent a letter to Department…

The Department of the Interior is allocating over $31 million to all 23 Wyoming counties to maintain public lands as part of the annual Payments in Lieu of Taxes funding. The Department of the Interior announced that 23 local governments in Wyoming will receive $31.5 million in Payments in Lieu of Taxes (P.I.L.T.) funding for…

The Bureau of Land Management Cody Field Office announced today that it will delay the opening of Carter Mountain until July 1 due to recent heavy precipitation and snowmelt. “With numerous snowdrifts remaining across the road, it’s too early to open the gates,” said B.L.M. Cody Field Manager Cade Powell. “A two-week delay in the…

The Bureau of Land Management is welcoming Matt Marsh as the new district manager for the Wind River and Bighorn Basin District of Wyoming. As district manager, Marsh will oversee roughly “5.7 million” acres of BLM-managed public lands within Cody, Lander, and Worland. “Matt brings a strong natural resources background to the district manager position,…

The Bureau of Land Management has announced Vic Orr, a Wyoming Volunteer, as the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award in BLM’s 2022 “Making a Difference” National Volunteer Awards. Orr served as the leader of the volunteer youth group called CORE (Conservation Outdoor Recreation Education) for 23 years. The CORE program provides the BLM Rock…

Kicking off Great Outdoors Month, The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is finalizing two land acquisitions in Colorado and Wyoming that will grant access to “40,000” acres of previously inaccessible public land. BLM is partnering with The Conservation Fund, a national non-profit dedicated to supporting the “voluntary protection” of public lands and waters, to finalize…

Park County Road 7 UH (Monument Hill Road) is closed until further notice to vehicular traffic as of Wednesday, June 1, 2022. The Park County Public Works Department announced the closure of the Monument Hill Road under further notice. The recent rainfall created “wet and unsafe conditions” which is delaying the opening of the road…


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