Now that Yellowstone National Park’s final winter use plan has been released for public review and comment, don’t look for the kind of presentations seen after the previous releases of the various alternatives for the plan. Spokesman Al Nash says the next step … Continue Reading
The International Association of Wildland Fire is offering a “webinar” tomorrow entitled “Debunking Myths in Wildland Fire. The association explains that as more people live in high fire hazard areas, the active involvement of the public is … Continue Reading
The National Park Service Friday released their proposal for a final plan to guide the future of winter use in Yellowstone National Park. Under the preferred of four alternatives, the park would manage over-snow vehicles based on their overall impacts to … Continue Reading
The Coalition of National Park Service Retirees are again warning about the effects of federal sequestration if Congress fails to act in the week ahead. The organization says sequestration will impair the experiences in many ways for millions of visitors at America’s national parks just to mention a few of the consequences. In addition, … Continue Reading
Yellowstone National Park together with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will host a workshop in Montana next week, to examine the science behind the disease brucellosis and help improve the management of the Yellowstone bison population. A panel of scientists with … Continue Reading
The next proposal for a new permanent winter use plan for Yellowstone National Park is expected to be unveiled on Friday. The plan discussed in public meetings last year garnered more than 58,000 responses during the 60-day public comment period on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for a long-term proposal for … Continue Reading
USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service National Water and Climate Center says the February streamflow forecast foretells of a decline in nearly every state and basin. The dry conditions continue from the less-than-average precipitation during January, which indicates … Continue Reading
Hunters and anglers alone can’t keep supporting the bulk of Wyoming’s wildlife management, according to Wyoming Game and Fish Department officials, and the state legislature apparently agrees. The department had sought … Continue Reading
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will conduct a winter aerial survey for trumpeter swans and other waterfowl in the Pacific Flyway portion of western Wyoming next week. The annual aerial survey is coordinated with the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service to obtain … Continue Reading
Special Weather Statement issued September 22 at 4:27AM MDT by NWS - September 22, 2014 at 10:27 AM THROUGH 8 AM...AREAS OF FOG AND RAIN WILL BE ENCOUNTERED ACROSS JACKSON HOLE. VISIBILITY IN FOG COULD BE REDUCED TO A TENTH OF A MILE IN SPOTS. MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH THEIR DESTINATION THIS MORNING...AND REMEMBER TO SLOW DOWN...AND USE LOW BEAMS WHEN FOG IS ENCOUNTERED.
Simple steps can help you get your goat - September 22, 2014 In Wyoming, antelope hunting is often an afterthought. We tend to focus on elk, and deer are a close second. Not many of us do a whole lot of planning for our antelope hunts. Maybe that’s partly because compared to deer and especially elk, antelope hunting can be pretty easy. As long as you’re not […]
Single Vehicle Rollover Kills Rock Springs Woman - September 19, 2014 A single vehicle rollover on September 11th, at 11:50 p.m., resulted in the 105th highway fatality in Wyoming for 2014. A 2000 Dodge Ram truck was being driven by 54 year old Denise R. Olson of Rock Springs, Wyoming. The Wyoming Highway Patrol reports that the truck was traveling south on WY 530 at mile post 15 […]
Not As Warm With A Few Showers And Thunderstorms Today - September 19, 2014 Scattered showers will be possible in central and southern Wyoming this morning into early afternoon as a weak cool front continues to push through the state. Higher pressure will then build over the region this afternoon and evening, but some lingering moisture and daytime heating could trigger a few hit or miss thunderstorms in southern […]
Be a geek — make a gear checklist - September 19, 2014 You’re miles from home. Heck, you’re even miles from the trailhead. You’re sitting in hunting camp, and you’re ready for the hunt that’ll start the next morning. You have your rifle. Your skinning knife’s on your belt. Your license is in your back pocket. Your cartridges are … uh, oh. They’re sitting on the seat […]
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