BLM Wyoming Newsletter

Sand Draw fuels reduction treatment.

Fuels Reduction Project Increases Safety for Residents, Recreationists and Firefighters in the Wind River/Bighorn Basin District
By Andy Rothleutner

Beginning in January, 2008, fire management staff from the Worland, Lander and Cody Field Offices began work to reduce fuel loading in Sand Draw along the Smilo Canyon Road in BLM Wyoming’s Wind River/Bighorn Basin District.   [more...]

Image of the Black Cowboy exhibit at the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center in Casper, Wyoming.

Trails Center Celebrates Black History Month with New Exhibit on Black Cowboys
By Lesley Collins

The National Historic Trails Interpretive Center (NHTIC) in Casper is celebrating Black History Month with a new exhibit titled "Black Cowboys: The Forgotten Range Riders." The exhibit opened on Feb. 1, 2009, and will continue throughout the month.   [more...]

Image of Bald eagles roosting in a tree.

Midwinter Eagle Count
By Lesley Collins

Forty-six volunteers spent the morning of Jan. 10, 2009, searching for bald and golden eagles across the Powder River Basin in Wyoming.    [more...]


Cody Field Office Resources Staff.

Wind River/Bighorn Basin District Stewardship Awards
By Sarah Beckwith

The grass is always greener . . . in the Wind River/Bighorn Basin District! Three BLM-nominated awards were presented in three months to BLM permittees and partners in the Wind River/Bighorn Basin District for exemplary land management collaboration and stewardship.   [more...]

Volunteers and BLM employees construct a fire pit on National Public Lands Day.

Kemmerer National Public Lands Day efforts a success
By Lorraine Keith

In observation of National Public Lands Day, September 13, 2008, about 20 volunteers gathered in the Pine Creek Canyon to improve a number of camp sites.   [more...]

BLM Rawlins fire crew.

RFO Firefighters Receive Top Awards from Rawlins Fundraising Competition
By Bruce Collins

It’s official, Rawlins BLM High District firefighters are the fittest emergency response personnel in the county and “good sports” to boot!   [more...]