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Pinedale Field Office
Release Date: 07/05/11
Contacts: Shelley Gregory    

Pinedale Anticline Working Group Hosts Field Tour and Meeting

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG) will meet on Wednesday, Aug. 3 at 9 a.m. in the Pinedale Field Office (PFO) Rendezvous Room at 1625 W. Pine St. in Pinedale, Wyo. This meeting 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.

A companion field tour of the Pinedale Anticline Project Area is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 2 and will highlight various issues such as mitigation treatments, habitat improvement projects, vegetation manipulation and fuels projects. 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 no later than July 22. Participants should arrive five minutes before departure and bring refreshments as the tour will span the lunch hour and continue through late afternoon.

The PAWG is tasked with providing balanced recommendations to the BLM on the development and implementation of monitoring plans, mitigation and adaptive management decisions pertinent to oil and gas activities in the PAPA. Interested parties may contact the PAWG directly by emailing

Additional information about the PAWG can be found The agendas for the field tour and meeting, as well as a map of the field tour route, will be available at the PAWG webpage or by request on July 27.

For more information, please contact Pinedale Field Manager Shane DeForest at 307-367-5302 or

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 sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. In Fiscal Year 2015, the BLM generated $4.1 billion in receipts from activities occurring on public lands.

Pinedale Field Office   1625 W Pine St.      Pinedale WY 82941  

Last updated: 07-05-2011