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Range Management Specialist Teryl Shryack conducts an interview with a high school junior interested in a range management career.

Mock Interviews Prepare High School Students to Enter Workforce 
By Sarah Beckwith, Public Affairs Specialist, Wind River/Bighorn Basin District

High School Juniors from Greybull, Wyo., recently had the opportunity to practice their interview skills on BLM staff from the Worland Field Office as part of their “Junior Interview Program.”   [more...]


NOLS Field Instructor Christian Gauderer assists students Varley Hopkinson, Maegan Fitzgerald and Zach Parelman as they monitor wilderness characteristics in the Split Rock WSA.

Students Take a Break from Climbing to Learn About WSAs
By Sarah Beckwith, Public Affairs Specialist, Wind River/Bighorn Basin District

Instead of spending April 29 learning about belay escape and anchor construction techniques, students from the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) helped the BLM monitor Wilderness Study Areas (WSAs) in the Granite Mountains east of Jeffrey City, Wyoming.   [more...]


BLM Law Enforcement Ranger Aaron Kania receives a helping hand from a few hard-working volunteers.

Youth from Group Home Reclaim Old Roads
By Sarah Beckwith, Public Affairs Specialist, Wind River/Bighorn Basin District

Staff from the Worland Field Office and young people from the Big Horn Basin Adolescent Program in Basin, Wyoming, came together on May 1 for a day of hard work and some fun, too. The group reclaimed roads that are no longer used in the Lower Renner Wildlife Habitat Management Area.   [more...]


BLM Recreation Specialist Jo Foster demonstrates how to remove fat and excess flesh from a buffalo hide.

BLM Teaches Hide Tanning at Frontier Days in Rock Springs
By Terry Del Bene, Archaeologist, Rock Springs Field Office

Fourth Grade History Days, known locally as Frontier Days is a time to touch and be touched by things and events which have shaped modern life in Wyoming. Once again, Rock Springs Field Office staffers were on hand to help bring history to life.   [more...]


Tree planting on Earth Day.

BLM Celebrates Earth Day
By Lorraine Keith, Public Affairs Specialist, High Desert District

The Bureau of Land Management Kemmerer Field Office (BLM), the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR), Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge, the Youth Alternative Home Association from Evanston and the Boy Scouts of America Troop 915 from Green River to came together on Earth Day to improve the Slate Creek and Weeping Rock campgrounds.   [more...]


Ardeth Hahn talks to students about careers in archaeology.

High School students visit Buffalo Field Office

By Lesley Collins, Public Affairs Specialist, High Plains District

Buffalo High School sophomores visited the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Buffalo Field Office (BFO) on career day this April 14. Students spent the day visiting local businesses and learning about different career opportunities.   [more...]


Reid Miller shows BLM park ranger Gary Koy and Blaine Benedict Executive Director of the Southern Nevada Conservancy how the Footsteps to the West Presentation works. 

California Trails Center Staff Visit Wyoming National Historic Trails Center

By Lesley Collins, Public Affairs Specialist, High Plains District

Staff from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) California National Historic Trail Interpretive Center in Elko, Nevada, visited the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center (NHTIC) on March 4, 2010.   [more...]


BLM Forester Cindy Allen at the CIG Training Workshop.

NHTIC Certified Interpretive Guide (CIG) Training Workshop

By Lesley Collins, Public Affairs Specialist, High Plains District 

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) National Historic Trails Interpretive Center (NHTIC) hosted a Certified Interpretive Guide (CIG) Training workshop the first week of March.   [more...]


Johnson County kids at YMCA Healthy Kids Day.

Healthy Kids Day at the YMCA - Saturday, April 17, 2010

By Allison Barnes, Outdoor Recreation Specialist, Buffalo Field Office

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Buffalo Field Office and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service Powder River Ranger District teamed up to bring messages of Leave No Trace and Tread Lightly! to Johnson County youth.   [more...]


Newcastle Field Manager Rick Miller, his wife Linda, his daughter Carissa and BLM Wyoming State Director Don Simpson.

Installation ceremony held for BLM Newcastle Field Manager Rick Miller

By Lesley Collins, Public Affairs Specialist, High Plains District

An installation ceremony for the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) new field manager for the Newcastle Field Office was held May 12.   [more...]


Family Fishing Day, Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Family Fishing Day - Saturday, June 5

By Corey Murzyn, Recreation Technician (STEP), Wyoming State Office

After a long absence, summertime is finally making its way back to Wyoming. In celebration, the 21st Annual Family Fishing Day will take place from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Old Lion’s Park Community House in Cheyenne, sponsored by the Bureau of Land Management. This event boasts free admission and is open to the public.   [more...]

National Public Lands Day project.

National Public Lands Day - Saturday, September 25
By Corey Murzyn, Recreation Technician (STEP), Wyoming State Office

In an effort to improve and enhance the natural beauty of Wyoming, BLM Wyoming is once again participating in National Public Lands Day (NPLD).   [more...]


Coal mine in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming.

BLM Wyoming Staff Receive Award

The BLM Wyoming Coal Staff recently were awarded the "Working Together/Business Process Improvement Award" by the BLM Assistant Director, Minerals and Realty Management Mike Nedd. The award is given to recognize employees who contribute to creating an environmental of working together, teamwork, cooperation or improving business processes or procedures.   [more...]