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High Desert District
Release Date: 11/19/12
Contacts: Shelley Gregory,    

JIO and PAPO Boards of Directors to Meet

The Pinedale Anticline Project Office (PAPO) and Jonah Interagency Office (JIO) Boards of Directors will meet on Dec. 6 at the Bureau of Land Management State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Ave., Cheyenne, Wyo.

The PAPO Board will meet from 8 - 11:30 a.m. and the JIO Board will meet from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. The meetings are open to the public.

Both boards will review their budgets and receive a presentation on the disturbance and reclamation database management systems for the Jonah and Pinedale Anticline natural gas fields. The PAPO Board will also discuss the Mesa fertilization data collection project, proposed agency agreements to improve office efficiencies, wildlife reports, the draft PAPO strategic plan provided by industry, the Mesa wildlife-friendly fence project, a proposal to fund cultural surveys for the Sublette Mule Deer Mitigation Project, and other topics.

For additional information on the JIO or the PAPO, please visit, or 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.

High Desert District   1625 West Pine Street      PO Box 768      Pinedale, WY 82941  

Last updated: 11-19-2012