Wildlife Considerations in the Palisades and Shoal Creek WSA’s Teton County Wyoming

Public Comment Submitted by Steve Kilpatrick Maintaining healthy, intact and viable wildlife populations within the Palisades and Shoal Creek WSAs, as well as all Teton County, was identified as a priority of the Teton County WPLI Advisory Committee. This is consistent with the existing Teton County Comprehensive Plan, April 6, 2012. The value of wildlife in Teton County spans ecological,…

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Conservation Policy with Joy Bannon

Cheatgrass Invasive plants are a hindrance to wildlife and livestock alike. Cheatgrass is an invasive plant that has caused many biologists and grazers to scratch their heads as to how to deal with its prolific nature. At the recent Western Governors’ Association Working Lands Roundtable in Cheyenne this month, I sat in on a presentation by Dr. Barry Perryman, a…

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Press Release: 173,000 acres of oil and gas leases deferred in southwest Wyoming

ROCK SPRINGS ­– Hunters and anglers praised the Bureau of Land Management’s Preferred Action to defer approximately 173,000 acres of oil and gas leases in the Greater Little Mountain Area of southwest Wyoming. The decision to defer leasing honored years of input from Wyoming Governor Matt Mead, former Governor Dave Freudenthal, the Sweetwater County Commission, Wyoming state delegates, the Greater…

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