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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Kemmerer Field Office
 
Release Date: 03/28/11
Contacts: Shelley Gregory,    
  307-315-0612    

BLM Kemmerer Field Office Participates in Reclamation 101 Workshop


Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Kemmerer Field Office (KFO) physical scientist, Deej Brown, in coordination with the Wyoming Reclamation and Restoration Center (WRRC) and the University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service, will conduct a Reclamation 101: Components of Successful Reclamation workshop on Tues., April 19 from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at Oyster Ridge BOCES, 20 Adaville Dr., Diamondville, Wyo.

The workshop will establish a foundation for successful reclamation by participants by examining and explaining what to look for, how to develop a reclamation plan, and how to maximize reclamation. It is intended for individuals who are or will be involved in reclamation and who already have a base knowledge of reclamation.

Various experts will discuss a wide range of topics including reclamation planning, soil properties, surface and water erosion, seed selection and seeding, weed identification and management, monitoring, wildlife issues and the costs and benefits of reclamation.

Pre-registration is required by April 17; a registration fee of $20 will be collected at the door. To register, contact Robin Long at 307-766-3576 or rlong5@uwyo.edu, or visit the WRRC website at http://uwadmnweb.uwyo.edu/wrrc/workshops.asp. Lunch will be provided.

For more information, please contact Deej Brown at 307-828-4506 or debrown@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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Last updated: 03-28-2011