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A recent press release out of Greybull announced that Bighorn National Forest officials have lifted the nearly year-long closure of the Crater Ridge Fire Area today (July 13, 2022).  Visitors can now freely access the previously closed roads and areas. “Remember that entering burned areas increases risk of injury or damage to your equipment,” Acting…

With July 4th just around the corner, the Shoshone National Forest is sharing a “few reminders” to ensure folks have a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend. Shoshone National Forest Supervisor Diane Taliaferro says, “On Monday, June 27th, our fire personnel responded to the report of an unattended campfire on Carter Mountain west of Cody,” “Thankfully…

The Forest Service is celebrating “countless hours of advocacy, negation, hard work, and downright grit” with its recent success of making good on its promise of higher pay for firefighters. According to the USDA and the Forest Service, “By the end of June 2022, USDA Forest Service wildland firefighters on the roles prior to May…

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — A bison has injured a hiker in Yellowstone National Park. How the bison hurt the woman Sunday near a trail at the northern end of Yellowstone Lake was not known, but she had significant injuries, park spokeswoman Linda Veress said. “We’re not clear how the encounter with the bison…

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service has delayed a proposed logging project just outside the boundaries of Yellowstone National Park that the agency said was meant to the risk of fire and improve forest health, but that opponents said would harm habitat for grizzly bears, lynx, pine martens and wolverines. The project, announced…

Following resource damage on Carter Mountain, staff from Shoshone National Forest and employees from Wyoming Game and Fish’s Cody office came together this week to make improvements to an existing gate and road closure. As with many Forest Service roads, there is a seasonal closure on FSR 474, Carter Mountain Road. This road has a…


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