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While the weather is getting colder and swimming isn’t on most people’s minds, the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality wants to ensure everyone avoids the hazards still posed by harmful cyanobacterial blooms. The department issued recreational use advisories for 21 Wyoming lakes and reservoirs throughout the 2020 season, including advisories at the Buffalo Bill Reservoir…

There’s a lot of water coming off the mountains this year. The Bureau of Reclamation has released their updated analysis of the predicted April through July runoff in the Bighorn Basin. This report has been released several times over the past few months, as weather and increasing snowpack has changed the anticipated amount of water…

The flushing time of year is here. The Bureau of Land Reclamation has scheduled a flushing flow in both the Wind River and Bighorn River at the end of March. The average inflows into the Boysen Reservoir are higher than anticipated, which has become something of a regularity in recent years. This flush is designed…

We might call it Rattlesnake Mountain, but several organizations spent 2019 making it a lot less deadly for Cody’s wildlife. It doesn’t just serve as one of the iconic peaks of Cody – Rattlesnake Mountain is considered high-quality year-round habitat for elk, moose, mule and whitetail deer, black bear, grizzly bear, blue grouse and turkey.…


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