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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Pinedale Field Office
 
Release Date: 07/27/11
Contacts: Shelley Gregory    
  307-315-0612    

Pinedale Anticline Working Group Field Tour and
Meeting Agendas Available


The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG) agendas for the Aug. 2 field tour and Aug. 3 meeting are now available on the PAWG webpage at www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/field_offices/Pinedale/pawg.html and the Sublette County Library at 155 S. Tyler Ave. in Pinedale, Wyo.

The Aug. 2 field tour will visit several sites to highlight habitat treatment projects and their relative benefits. Biologists will present information regarding seasonal habitat requirements for mule deer and other species and discuss the relative pros and cons of various habitat treatment methods.

The field tour is open to the public and will depart from the PFO at 10 a.m. Space is limited; interested persons should reserve a seat by contacting Shelley Gregory at 307-315-0612 or ssgregory@blm.gov. Participants should arrive by 9:30 and bring a lunch as the tour will span the lunch hour and continue through late afternoon.

The Aug. 3 meeting will take place at the PFO Rendezvous Room at 1625 W. Pine St. in Pinedale, Wyo. and will focus on field tour topics of interest and follow-up items to the May PAWG meeting, including a water update and the status of the Geomatrix study.

The Pinedale Field Office will be asking the PAWG for advice and recommendations regarding habitat areas of focus and methods, timing, size and layout of treatments. The PAWG recognizes that not all interested parties are able to attend meetings in person and asks that the public to provide suggestions or questions regarding meeting topics and the advice they will be requested to provide by emailing them at PAWG_WY@blm.gov.

The minutes from the May PAWG meeting are available at www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/field_offices/Pinedale/pawg/minutes.html. Additional information about the PAWG is available at www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/field_offices/pinedale/pawg.html.

For more information, please contact Pinedale Field Manager Shane DeForest at 307-367-5302 or sdefores@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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Pinedale Field Office   1625 West Pine Street      Pinedale WY 82941  

Last updated: 07-27-2011