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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Pinedale Field Office
 
Release Date: 06/10/10
Contacts: Lorraine Keith,    
  307-352-0399    

Workshop on Using Snow Fences for Reclamation


The Jonah Interagency Office and the Pinedale Anticline Project Office (JIO/ PAPO) in coordination with Davis Scientific LLC will host a workshop on the use of snow fences to increase precipitation retention on reclamation sites. The workshop will be held on June 18, from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and a field tour in the Jonah Field from 12 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The workshop will be held at the Sublette County Weed and Pest Office, 12 South Bench Road, Pinedale, Wyo. (307-367-4728). Lunch will be provided by Davis Scientific LLC prior to leaving for the Jonah field.

Please bring a hard hat and good walking shoes. If you do not have a hard hat and would like to participate in the field tour please let us know, and arrangements can be made to get you one. Please contact Deej Brown, JIO/PAPO Office at deej_brown@blm.gov or 307-367-5391 by June 11, to sign up.

For more information please contact the BLM Pinedale Field Office at 307-367-5300, or visit the office at 1625 W. Pine St., Pinedale, Wyo.



The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to manage and conserve the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations under our mandate of multiple-use and sustained yield. In Fiscal Year 2013, the BLM generated $4.7 billion in receipts from public lands.
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Last updated: 06-10-2010