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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…

The Biden Administration announced a series of ecosystem restoration projects in over twenty states, tribes, and territories. These projects will receive nearly $68.4 million dollars during the fiscal year 2022 as per Biden’s “Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.” The U.S. Department of the Interior says the Biden Infrastructure Law is “a major investment in the conservation and…

The B.L.M. wants more fertility control of wild horses and burros so overpopulated herds don’t use all the water and food needed by other Wyoming wildlife. The Bureau of Land Management seeks new contract services to humanely gather, treat, and release wild horses and burros living on public lands. The contract is part of their…

For the first time in a long time, the B.L.M. Wyoming State Office is offering over a hundred thousand acres for oil and gas drilling in a June lease sale. Following an injunction from the Western District of Louisiana, on April 19, the Bureau of Land Management Wyoming State Office issued a final environmental assessment…

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…

Public input is encouraged on the B.L.M. Cody Field Office’s plan to officially decommission the ineffective Fubar Dam and Reservoir northwest of Powell. The Bureau of Land Management Cody Field Office has a plan to decommission a detention dam and reservoir almost 11 miles northwest of Powell. The Fubar Dam and Reservoir are located close…

The B.L.M. intends to burn hundreds of acres in the Bighorn Basin over the next two years to improve habitat and forest health for important flora and fauna. The Bureau of Land Management Wind River/Bighorn Basin District tentatively plans to conduct three prescribed fire projects within the Cody and Worland field office areas this winter…


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