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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Casper Field Office
 
Release Date: 04/05/11
Contacts: Lesley A. Collins    
  307-261-7603    

BLM Casper Field Office Burns Slash Piles in Converse County


The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Casper Field Office is planning to conduct a prescribed burn within Converse County near the community of Esterbrook, Wyo.

Implementation of the prescribed burn may take place between April 6 and April 9, 2011.

BLM plans to treat approximately 7 acres of slash piles. The objectives of the prescribed fire are to reduce fuel loadings within the ponderosa pine forest.

This prescribed burn project will be conducted in accordance with an approved burn plan if favorable weather and fuel conditions permit. For more information, please contact Derek Bitner at (307) 261-7697.



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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Casper Field Office   2987 Prospector Dr.      Casper, WY 82604  

Last updated: 04-06-2011