Gov. Matt Mead’s Sage Grouse Implementation Team tomorrow will consider whether to recommend extending core-area protection across a proposed gas field.
The state’s county commissioners plan to give Congress a Wyoming blueprint on whether more than 750,000 acres of roadless federal wilderness study areas should be preserved or reclassified, possibly for development. Commissioners are focused on making “long-term, locally driven decisions” about Wyoming’s 45 federal wilderness study areas, the director of the state commissioners’ association said. […]