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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Pinedale Field Office
 
Release Date: 10/01/12
Contacts: Shelley Gregory    
  3007-315-0612    

BLM Pinedale Hosts Wildlife Annual Planning Meeting


The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), in coordination with the Pinedale Anticline Project Office (PAPO), will hold a Wildlife Annual Planning Meeting (APM) on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 8 a.m. in the BLM Pinedale Field Office Rendezvous Room, 1625 W. Pine St., Pinedale, Wyo.

As directed in the 2008 Pinedale Anticline Project Area (PAPA) Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) Record of Decision (ROD), an APM for PAPA development is to be held annually. An additional APM for wildlife was established in 2010 to coincide more closely with the availability of wildlife data and to allow for a deeper and more efficient discussion of wildlife issues.

Topics for this APM will include wildlife monitoring results, an update on SEIS ROD Matrix species, the proposed Sublette and Wyoming Range mule deer habitat projects, and adaptive management.

The meeting is open to the public and there will be an opportunity for public comment.

Current wildlife reports are available at www.wy.blm.gov/jio-papo. APM information can be found at www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/field_offices/Pinedale/anticline/wildlifemtg.html.

For more information, please contact PAPO Project Coordinator Eric Decker at 307-367-5386.



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: 10-01-2012