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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Kemmerer Field Office
 
Release Date: 07/20/11
Contacts: Shelley Gregory    
  307-315-0612    

BLM Kemmerer Field Office Urges Caution on Roads


The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Kemmerer Field Office (KFO) is urging the public to use caution on roads crossing public land. Snow melt and heavy rainfall this spring and early summer have washed out some roads and made others very rough for driving. Some areas, such as Dempsey Ridge, have trees leaning and falling from the combination of soil moisture, strong winds and the legacy of the Mountain Pine Beetle infestation.

The BLM KFO will be working to clear dangerous trees along the Dempsey Ridge Road but caution is urged for all travel on public roads until drier conditions prevail.

For more information, please contact Wally Mierzejewski, KFO outdoor recreation planner, at 307-828-4508 or wmierzej@blm.gov.



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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Kemmerer Field Office   312 Highway 189 North      Kemmerer WY 83101  

Last updated: 07-20-2011