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Volunteers needed for midwinter bald eagle survey

December 15, 2014

The national survey was established in 1979 by the National Wildlife Federation to develop a winter population index of bald eagles in the lower 48 …

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High-stakes suit pits ranchers against water-sampling greens

November 25, 2014

More than a dozen ranchers have filed a trespass lawsuit against Western Watersheds Project — an organization that aims to stop grazing on public lands.

Environment pay for wildlife

Study: Non-hunters contribute most to wildlife

November 18, 2014

While hunters generate funds for state agencies, federal lands in the West are the essential foundation

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BLM posts federal mineral lease parcels for February sale

November 6, 2014

The sale includes parcels located in Big Horn, Converse, Crook, Fremont, Goshen, Hot Springs, Johnson, Natrona, Niobrara, Park, Washakie and Weston counties in Wyoming.

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Fortification Creek gas development monitoring meeting scheduled

October 30, 2014

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Buffalo Field Office (BFO) will host a Fortification Creek Resource Management Plan Amendment (RMPA) Monitoring meeting on Nov. 19

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Northern Arapaho dissolve joint council in bid for sovereignty

September 10, 2014

In a historic move, Northern Arapaho leaders have withdrawn from the Joint Business Council, a governing body they sat on with the Eastern Shoshone.

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Conservation groups give BLM an ‘F’ for sage grouse protection

September 2, 2014

Sage grouse strategy, followed in BLM Lander plan, said to fall short of BLM scientists’ earlier recommendations.

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Three Wyomingites appointed to BLM advisory council

August 15, 2014

Marilyn Mackey, Julia Stuble, and Truman Julian will serve on the Wyoming Resource Advisory Council, which advises the Bureau of Land Management on public land …

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Proposed parcels for November 2014 oil and gas lease sale posted

August 6, 2014

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wyoming State Office has posted its proposed list of parcels for the quarterly competitive oil and gas lease sale.

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Bighorn Basin fossils could teach about climate change

August 3, 2014

Discoveries in the heart of Wyoming are — technically — off limits to its students due to state’s ban on Next Generation Science Standards.

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BLM mixes oil, grouse in Lander plan

July 1, 2014

Federal land managers incorporate Wyoming’s sage grouse “core areas” protection strategy in hopes to avoid ESA listing.

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BLM extends comment deadline, sets public meetings for Riley Ridge-to-Natrona pipeline

June 27, 2014

BLM is extending the scoping period from July 9 to Aug. 1 to allow additional time for the submission of public comments.

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Public meetings set for Converse County oil & gas project

May 23, 2014

The project consists of drilling up to 5,000 new oil and gas wells on 1,500 well pads over a 10-year period. The BLM is preparing …

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Could Sen. Enzi support the feds just once?

May 20, 2014

What on earth makes Enzi believe that Cliven Bundy is above following a court order that any other American citizen would have to obey?

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BLM seeks public comment on November 2014 oil and gas lease parcels

May 9, 2014

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) High Desert District is seeking public comments on the November 2014 Notice of Competitive Oil and Gas Lease Sale …

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Public can comment on federal coal lease modification

March 24, 2014

Public can comment on federal coal lease modification
— March 24, 2014
(Press release) — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) High Plains District Office (HPDO) announces …

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BLM and Bridger-Teton National Forest seek input on Riley Ridge on CO2, helium and methane wells project

March 19, 2014

BLM and the Bridger-Teton National Forest Seek Public Input on Riley Ridge Unit Development
— March 19, 2014
(Press release) —The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale …

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BLM advancing multi-state line on route that avoids most sensitive landscapes

February 25, 2014

Federal land managers are considering several alternative routes for the 412-mile Gateway West transmission line, originating in Wyoming.

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Federal oil & gas lease sale nets $14M

February 13, 2014

Federal oil & gas lease sale nets $14M
— February 13, 2014
(Press release) — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) generated more than $14 million for …

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Second wild horse eco-sanctuary proposed near Lander

February 11, 2014

If approved the 900-acre Double D Ranch ranch could be home to up to 250 wild horses, gathered primarily from Wyoming public rangelands.