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BLM to host first official meeting for management plan update

The process to update the resource management plan (RMP) that governs Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land in Crook County has officially begun.

The scoping period will begin with a series of public meetings, including one at the courthouse in Sundance on May 15 at 4 p.m.

The document defines how the BLM approaches management of everything from livestock grazing and fire management to air quality and minerals on the lands it governs within northeast Wyoming and covers the tri-county region of Crook, Weston and Niobrara counties.

The RMP for the Newcastle Field Office has not been updated since...