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Bill Looks To Streamline Sage-Grouse Habitat Protection

A bill has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that would streamline the approval process for vegetation management projects aimed at protecting or restoring sage-grouse and mule deer habitat in the west. Congressman Scott Tipton was part of the group of congressmen to introduce the Sage-Grouse and Mule Deer Habitat Conservation and Restoration Act. The rapid encroachment of Continue reading

Comment On Proposed Wild Horse Gathering

The Bureau of Land Management is looking for the public to comment on the environmental assessment for proposed wild horse gathering in Southwest Wyoming. The BLM is looking to gather and remove horses from the Salt Wells Creek, Adobe Town and Great Divide Basin Herd Management areas, to bring the Continue reading

Fireworks Responsible For Wildland Fire In Moffat County

Fireworks are believed to have been the cause of a small wildland fire 9 miles north of Craig near the end of Moffat County Road 18. The fire, reported just before 11 Sunday night, burned about one and a half acres. No structures or property were damaged in the blaze. Firefighters found remnants of fireworks on the roadway adjacent to the fire. The identity of the party responsible for causing the fire Continue reading

Wild Horse Adoption In Wyoming

The Bureau of Land Management Rock Springs Wild Horse Holding Facility will host a wild horse adoption event this weekend. The event will take place Saturday and Sunday from 9 to 3.  More than 40 wild horses from heard management areas in Nevada, ranging from yearlings to five year olds, will be up for adoption. The adoption Continue reading

Three Wildfires Burning In NW Colorado

The BLM reported Saturday night that firefighter were working three fires under Red Flag conditions in northwestern Colorado. More than 40 firefighters, five engines, four heavy air tankers, six single engine air tankers, and a helicopter were working the 500-acre Hunter Fire about 20 miles southwest of Meeker. Smoke from this fire was visible from the Colorado River Continue reading

Comment On NW Colorado Wild Horse Removal

The Bureau of Land Management is asking for the public to review an environmental assessment concerning the removal of wild horses from areas outside the Piceance-East Douglas Heard Management Area. According to Lauren Brown of the White River Field Office, the BLM is committed to maintaining a healthy wild horse population in the Continue reading

Reminder Of Wyoming Camping Regulations

With summer camping season upon us, the Bureau of Land Management in Wyoming is reminding residents of the state’s camping regulations. Camping is limited to 14 days within a 28 day consecutive period, so campers that have been at one location for Continue reading

Listen To “Heroes Across The Lands” Friday

In advance of the Memorial Day Weekend, 93-7 102-3 KRAI and 55 Country will present our annual broadcast of “Heroes Across The Lands” this Friday. The hour long program features Continue reading

Submit Projects To Cut Green River Emissions

The Bureau of Land Management in Wyoming is looking for suggestions for potential projects that would reduce emissions in the Upper Green River Basin. The Pinedale Anticline Project Office has $250,000 in its mitigation fund to spend on projects of this nature.  Project ideas should address how to Continue reading

Wyoming Firewood Permits On Sale

The Bureau of Land Management is now offering firewood permits at the Pinedale, Rawlins, Kremmerer and Rock Springs field offices. Permits are available at the cost of $7.50 per cord, with a 2 cord minimum and 10 cord maximum in place. They can be Continue reading

BLM Needs Help Mapping Trails And Roads

The Bureau of Land Management is looking for public comments to help evaluate the bureaus inventory of roads and trails in Northwest Colorado. The BLM counted and mapped all the roads and trails in the area last summer. They are now looking to verify the accuracy of the mapping and whether or Continue reading

MOCO Joins Law Suit Concerning Sage Grouse

Moffat County has joined a lawsuit against the BLM regarding its plan for Greater Sage Grouse management in Northwest Colorado. At their meeting yesterday, the Moffat County Commissioners entered into an agreement with Garfield, Jackson, and Rio Blanco counties to split the litigation expenses for the lawsuit. Garfield County will cover the majority of the Continue reading