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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,…

Public input is being sought in the future of vehicle use in Shoshone National Forest, before six years of work results in a new system of roads and trails. The Shoshone National Forest Travel Management Project Environmental Assessment (E.A.) was completed to analyze the physical, biological, social, and economic effects of the proposed changes to…

The B.L.M. is enacting fire protections on its lands in several Wyoming counties to avoid potential human-caused wildfires during an increasingly dry summer. Due to dry conditions and high fire danger, Stage 1 Fire Restrictions will begin June 30 on public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management Wind River/Bighorn Basin District’s Cody, Lander,…

The Buffalo Bill Reservoir will not reach capacity this year, as the Bighorn Basin continues to endure drought conditions and less snowpack runoff in 2021. On June 22, the Bureau of Reclamation released its snowmelt forecast for Bighorn River Basin. Across the board, forecast volume for reservoirs throughout the Bighorn Basin are below the 30-year…

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…


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