Bureau of Land Management

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…
Wild Horse Adoption In Wheatland
The Bureau of Land Management and the Mantle Wild Horse Adoption and Training Center will host a wild horse adoption on Saturday, June 23rd in Wheatland. Adoption applications will be accepted beginning at 8 a.m. Approximately 10 saddle-started and halter trained wild horses will be available for vi…
BLM Seeks Bids To Pasture Wild Horses
Interested in offering long-term free-roaming pasture space to, maybe, 2000 wild horses? The Bureau of Land Management currently holds in long and short facilities over 45,000 animals and is now taking bids in hopes of finding pasture for those in short term holding. “Specifically we’r…
BLM Adopts Temporary Sage Grouse Strategy
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has adopted a temporary strategy to protect the greater sage grouse in 10 Western states until it implements a long-term policy for the mainly ground-dwelling bird in a couple years. The BLM on Tuesday issued guidance to employees on ho…

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