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Comment period extended for sage-grouse map update

The comment period for the process to update Wyoming's sage-grouse map has been extended through most of July in response to significant interest from the public.

The current proposed revisions to the Sage-grouse Core Area Map would introduce a small new management area for sage-grouse on the southern border of Crook County, abutting and linked to an already-established large management area that stretches down into Weston County. Crook County also hosts a connectivity area to the northwest.

The revisions are taking place because the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is undertaking an amendment...

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