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BLM begins revisions of land management plan

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has begun the long process of revising the document that defines how it approaches management of everything from livestock grazing and fire management to air quality and minerals on the lands it governs within northeast Wyoming.

It’s the first time this century that the Resource Management Plan (RMP) for the tri-county region of Crook, Weston and Niobrara counties will be revisited.

“The last time we went through this process for the Newcastle Field Office was in the 1990s,” says Tyson Finnicum, public affairs specialist. “The current plan that we...