Public meetings set for Shoshone National Forest plan

People have a chance to learn about the Shoshone National Forest Management plan this week at a series of public meetings held across the state this week.

Meetings run 5 to 7 p.m. with a question and answer period at 6 p.m. There also will be a talk about the socioeconomic analysis for the plan revision from 3 to 4 p.m. Sept. 27 in Thermopolis.

Sept. 24 Cody, Federal Savings Back 1701 Stampede Ave

Sept. 25 Dubois, headwaters Art and Convention Center, 17 Stalnake St.

Sept. 26, Lander, Monarch Hall at the Pronghorn Lodge, 150 East Main St.

Sept. 27 Thermopolis, Big Horn Federal Savings Bank 643 Broadway St.

The Shoshone National Forest is in process of revising its plan that guides management of the 2.4 million acres for the next 15 to 20 years.

Comments are due Nov. 1.

For information on the plan visit

Dustin Bleizeffer is a Report for America Corps member covering energy and climate at WyoFile. He has worked as a coal miner, an oilfield mechanic, and for 25 years as a statewide reporter and editor primarily...

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