Lander RMP Revision
In 2007, the BLM published a "Notice of Intent" to revise the Lander Resource Management Plan (RMP). As part of the planning process, a supporting environmental impact statement (EIS) was prepared. Both the RMP and EIS were developed concurrently with a full range of public participation. The Lander RMP was approved and the record of decision signed on June 26, 2014.
The Lander RMP provides direction for managing 2.4 million acres of BLM managed federal surface estate lands and approximately 2.8 million acres of federal mineral estate lands located in most of Fremont County, and smaller portions of Natrona, Sweetwater, Carbon and Hot Springs counties, Wyoming.
It is the first of the BLM’s resource management plans to address management of important greater sage-grouse habitat. In addition, the Lander RMP protects congressionally designated scenic and historic trails, and establishes the BLM’s first master leasing plan to balance development of energy resources while protecting biologically important lands and natural areas.