Thunder Basin National Grassland Cooperative Working Group

Press Release – The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) has scheduled a land management and resource cooperative working group meeting for later this month with other government agencies that have shared responsibility and interest in the Thunder Basin National Grassland (TBNG). This new effort by the USFS will encourage open, transparent, and consistent communications with its neighbors, […]

Wyoming Office of Homeland Security Flooding Update

Press Release – Ice jams and mountain runoff have caused flooding in several parts of the state and have residents, first responders, Smoke Busters, National Guard units and state personnel taking protective measures to stay ahead of the rising waters. The Bighorn River in Worland rose to flood levels and caused the evacuation of 102 […]

Governor Mead Requests Public Input for ENDOW Initiative

Press Release – Governor Matt Mead has initiated an effort to develop a twenty-year comprehensive and coordinated economic diversification strategy known as ENDOW — “Economically Needed Diversity Options for Wyoming.” The goals are to encourage the expansion and diversification of Wyoming’s existing energy and industrial sectors, stimulate new and emerging industries, create private sector jobs […]

BLM Oil and Gas Lease Sale Nets Over $129 Million

Press Release – The Bureau of Land Management generated $129.3 million for leasing rights on parcels offered at the BLM's quarterly federal oil and gas lease auction on February 7, in Cheyenne. Almost half of the bid and rental receipts go to the state of Wyoming.   The February Lease Sale included 285 parcels from […]