Bureau of Land Management

Volunteers Needed for Midwinter Eagle Survey
An eagle count in the Powder River Basin takes place in January. The count looks for golden and bald eagles, many of whom are only winter residents who’ve flown in from colder climates to the north. Charlotte Darling, is a range land specialist with the Bureau of Land management . She says la…
Feds Seek Comment On Livestock Trailing
KEMMERER, Wyo. (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on a proposal to issue livestock trailing permits in Uinta County. The federal agency is taking comments until Jan. 18 on the proposal. The agency is preparing an environmental assessment that will analyze the …
Casper Mountain Rehab Focus of ROTC-BLM Public Lands Day
Areas of Casper Mountain burned in the Sheep Herder Hill Fire will get some rehabilitation this Saturday. Bureau of Land Management Forester, Cindy Allen, says its a National Public Lands Day event and a joint effort with Natrona County High School ROTC and the public. She says much of the work will…
BLM Fire Restrictions Continue On Public Lands
As temperatures begin to cool and local area hunters take to the outdoors, the Bureau of Land Management reminds that fire restrictions are still in place. Restrictions implemented by the BLM field offices in Buffalo, Casper, and Newcastle remain in effect. Fire management officer, Kirk Strom says e…
Judge Rejects Coal Lawsuit
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit from environmental groups that sought to block federal coal leases in Wyoming’s Powder River Basin on the grounds that burning the coal would contribute to global warming. The Sierra Club and WildEarth Guardians had challeng…
Ecosanctuaries Proposed As Option For Wild Horses
Over population of wild horses on public lands coupled with declining adoptions has Bureau of Land Management officials trying new ideas. Ecosanctuaries are public-private idea still in the early stages and BLM managers are soliciting for proposals from private landowners. Tom Gorey, BLM spokesman, …
BLM Wyoming Fire Fighting Resources Ready To Respond
While some of the Bureau of Land Management’s wild fire fighting equipment is engaged around the state, additional resources are positioned and ready to move should activity increase. That’s according to BLM Resource Council Coordinator, Cindy Wertz. Wertz says since the start of the s…

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