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Students pulling a replica wagon approach the Little Sandy River crossing.

Experiencing the Oregon Trail - Students and Faculty from the Kansas School for the Blind Visit the Rock Springs Field Office
By Terry Del Bene, Archaeologist, Rock Springs Field Office and Lorraine Keith, Public Affairs Specialist, High Desert District 

Braving hail, rain and the occasional distant bolt of lightning, a hardy group of students from the Kansas School for the Blind camped at the Little Sandy Crossing of the Oregon Trail, a site recently acquired by the Bureau of Land Management’s Rock Springs Office.     [more...]


Jake Vialpando.

The High Desert District Hires Two New Resource Advisors
By Lorraine Keith, Public Affairs Specialist, High Desert District

The High Desert District welcomed two new resource advisors to the District this year. They will work out of Pinedale and Rock Springs and support the Kemmerer, Pinedale, Rawlins and Rock Springs Field Offices.   [more...]


Watching wildlife.

Newcastle Field Office Staff Partners with Local School District to Create Discovery Summer Program
By Allison Ginn Barnes, Outdoor Recreation Specialist, Newcastle & Buffalo Field Offices

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Newcastle Field Office and a local school district teamed up to provide a summer program for middle school students last July.   [more...]


Stephanie Connoly swearing in ceremony.

High Plains District Manager Stephanie Connolly Sworn In
By Lesley Collins, Public Affairs Specialist, High Plains District

An installation ceremony for the new District Manager of the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) High Plains District was held Dec. 8, 2009 at the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center (NHTIC).   [more...]


Platte River Revival plaque.

BLM recognized for Sponsorship of 2009 Platte River Revival Celebration 
By Lesley Collins, Public Affairs Specialist, High Plains District

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Casper Field Office was recently recognized for supporting the 2009 Platte River Revival Celebration by the City of Casper.   [more...]


Story time.

National Historic Trails Interpretive Center Celebrates the Holidays with Music
By Lesley Collins, Public Affairs Specialist, High Plains District

Over 560 people joined the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center (NHTIC) for its annual “Holiday on the Homestead” on, Dec. 12, 2009.   [more...]


Mike Robinson.

High Plains District Welcomes New Resource Advisors
By Lesley Collins, Public Affairs Specialist, High Plains District

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wyoming High Plains District welcomed two new resource advisors to the District this year. They will work out of Casper and support the Casper, Newcastle, and Buffalo Field Offices.   [more...]


BLM Wild Horse Specialist Tricia Hatle (front row, 4th from left) and a group of volunteers from FOAL, Wyoming Wildlife Federation, Cody High School Outdoor Club, and Shoshone Back Country Horsemen are pleased with the results of their hard work.

Cody Field Office Partners with Local Groups to Improve Wildlife Habitat 
By Sarah Beckwith, Public Affairs Specialist, Wind River-Bighorn Basin District

Not even a hailstorm could deter a determined group of volunteers during a recent workday in the BLM-managed McCullough Peaks Herd Management Area. Staff from the Cody Field Office joined volunteers from Friends of a Legacy (FOAL), Wyoming Wildlife Federation, Cody High School Outdoor Club, and Shoshone Back Country Horsemen to construct a buck and rail fence watering site enclosure.   [more...]


Fire and fuels Range Technicians Justin Spurrier and Andy Rothleutner re-cut and chemically treat stumps as well as the bases of small Russian olive trees and salt cedar plants not cut by the mulching machine.

Coordinated Resource Management Group Mulches Its Way to Better Habitat
By Sarah Beckwith, Public Affairs Specialist, Wind River-Bighorn Basin District

Eradicating hundreds of acres of extremely dense thickets of Russian olive and salt cedar calls for a long-term, labor-intensive, multi-agency effort—and a really big mulching machine!   [more...]


Jim Wolf.

New Resource Advisors for the Wind River/Bighorn Basin District 
By Sarah Beckwith, Public Affairs Specialist, Wind River-Bighorn Basin District

BLM’s Wind River/Bighorn Basin District is happy to welcome Stuart Cerovski and Jim Wolf to their new resource advisor positions. Stuart will be sharing his knowledge and experience in energy resources, while Jim will be the go-to-guy for renewable resources.   [more...]


 

(L-R) Delissa Bixler, Tom Lahtic and Beverly Gorny.

BLM Wyoming Establishes Virtual Renewable Energy Coordination Office
By Beverly Gorny, Public Affairs SpecialistSpecialist, Renewable Energy Coordination Office 

Wyoming is home to wide open spaces, beautiful blue skies, and abundant outdoor opportunities. Wyoming is also known for its ever present persistent wind. To meet the President’s vision to capture renewable energy and take advantage of this abundant resource, BLM Wyoming has established a Renewable Energy Coordination Office. Though “office” implies a singular location, this is a virtual office, staffed with individuals in the areas closest to likely wind energy development sites.   [more...]