Tag Archives: BLM

BLM Suspends Venting And Flaring Rule

As part the Trump administrations goal to reduce the burden of federal regulations that may hinder economic growth and energy development, the Bureau of Land Management announced this week that the agency will temporarily suspend or delay certain requirements contained in its 2016 final Waste Prevention Rule, also known as the Venting Continue reading

Comment On NW Colorado Oil & Gas Lease Sale

The BLM is evaluating 64 parcels of land totaling nearly 60 thousand acres, for an oil and gas leas sale in Northwest Colorado, as part of the Trump administrations goal to strengthen America’s energy independence.  In Fiscal Year 2016, oil and gas activity on BLM Colorado-managed lands contributed $2.9 billion in economic output and Continue reading

Plans To Double Trail System On Cedar Mountain

The Bureau of Land Management is in midst of planning a trail expansion effort on Cedar Mountain,  five miles north of Craig, and is looking for the public to participate. The BLM is looking for advice from locals on trail locations, size, grade and design. The 900-acre Cedar Mountain Special Recreation Management Area was designated in 2011 to provide non-motorized recreational activities close to Craig, including horseback riding, cross-country skiing, running and mountain biking. The area currently includes Continue reading

BLM Accepting Apps For Wyoming Resource Council

Time is running out to nominate someone to serve on the Wyoming BLM Resource Advisory Council. The Council is composed of citizens chosen for their interest or expertise in energy and mineral development, ranching, outdoor recreation, conservation, state and local government, Continue reading

Comment On Sage Grouse Conservation

The U.S. Forest Service announced they are asking for public comments on the sage-grouse plan amendments that were adopted in 2015. After two years of implementing the sage-grouse plans, the Forest Service is seeking public comment on how well plans are working and how they may be Continue reading

Christmas Tree Permits Through Wyoming BLM

Christmas tree permits in Wyoming can be purchased starting Friday, through The Bureau of Land Management. Permits may be purchased from any BLM Wyoming field office at the cost of $5 to $10 per tree, depending on the location. A maximum of five Christmas tree permits can be purchased by an individual for personal use on BLM-administered lands. The permits are valid for trees located on BLM lands only. Permits for trees on U.S. Forest Service- Continue reading

BLM Continues To Look At Wild Horse Movement

During the recent trapping of wild horses in the Adobe Town Heard Management area near Rawlins, The BLM and the University of Wyoming collared 16 additional mares, which will be part of an ongoing movement study. There are now a total of 30-collared mares in the Adobe Town HMA. The University of Wyoming and the Continue reading

Christmas Tree Permits Available Now

For those who enjoy the process of cutting down their own Christmas tree, permits are now available for tree cutting in the Routt, White River and Medicine-Bowe National Forests. Permits are available for ten dollars and can be purchased from the Bureau of Land Managements local field office in Meeker, in Craig through the Craig Chamber of Commerce, in Steamboat Continue reading

Sage Grouse Conservation Meetings In Wyoming

The Bureau of Land Management in Wyoming will host two open-house meetings on Greater Sage-grouse habitat management next week. The first meeting will be held from 4 to 7 Tuesday, at the Little America Hotel and Conference Center in Cheyenne. The second meeting will be held from 4 to 7 pm on Wednesday, at the BLM’s Pinedale Continue reading

Tipton Advocates For Local Sage Grouse Control

Congressman Scott Tipton advocated for local sage grouse management control during a Natural Resources Committee hearing this week. During the meeting, Tipton questioned three expert witnesses about the success of Western sage grouse management plans.  He emphasized the need for continued coordination between federal, state and local partners. The Obama Administration issued Resource Plan Continue reading

Comment On Potential Oil And Gas Lease Sale

In keeping with the Trump administration’s goal of strengthening America’s energy independence, the Bureau of Land Management’s High Desert District in Wyoming is asking for the public to comment on the environmental assessment for a Continue reading

Wild Horse Gathering Complete

The BLM completed their gather of wild horses last week, from the Adobe Town, Salt Wells Creek and Great Divide Basin herd management areas in southwestern Wyoming. The BLM gathered 1,560 adult wild horses, with a total of 408 dependent foals also being removed with their mares. Of the Continue reading