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Pinedale Field Office
Release Date: 04/19/12
Contacts: Shelley Gregory    

JIO and PAPO Boards of Directors to Meet

The Jonah Interagency Office (JIO) and Pinedale Anticline Project Office (PAPO) Boards of Directors will meet on May 2 and 3 at the Pinedale Field Office (PFO) at 1625 W. Pine St. in Pinedale, Wyo.

A field trip is planned for the morning of May 2 and will depart from the PFO at 7:30 a.m. The field trip will focus on mule deer and other wildlife mitigation projects within the Pinedale Anticline Project Area. It is open to the public who must provide their own transportation suitable for gravel roads.

On May 2, the JIO Board will meet at 1:30 p.m. and on May 3, the PAPO Board will meet at 8 a.m.; both meetings will be at the PFO and are open to the public. Each board will review budgets and receive a presentation on the database management systems that track the degree of disturbance and reclamation in both the Jonah and Pinedale Anticline gas fields. The PAPO Board will also review and discuss potential projects up for 2012 funding.

Additional information on the JIO and PAPO is available at

For more information, please contact JIO/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 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 West Pine Street      Pinedale WY 82941  

Last updated: 04-19-2012