Wild horses are transported to a temporary holding facility Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 in Sweetwater County. The Bureau of Land Management is removing more than 800 horses from the checkerboard lands in southwest Wyoming, a largely-unfenced mosaic of public and private grazing parcels. The re…
HELENA — The U.S. House Thursday passed a defense spending bill containing a broad public lands package for Montana, including new wilderness on the Rocky Mountain Front, bans on mining near Glacier National Park and changes supporting oil exploration and grazing on federal land.
A Montana Conservation Corps crew removed two miles of old barbed wired fence and a corral in the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument this summer to improve wildlife habitat.
The Custer Gallatin National Forest will move its Billings office into the BLM building on Southgate Drive at the end of the month.
The big just keep getting bigger.
State Sen. Jennifer Fielder has suggested that a Utah county commissioner, Nevada state legislators and a Canadian negotiator know what’s best for us here in Montana. I’d like to think Montanans know what’s best for Montana. While transferring federal lands into state hands may be of interes…
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has rounded up several hundred more wild horses in southern Wyoming over the past few weeks than agency officials had estimated would be captured.
Rumors that a new fence built by the Wilks brothers around Bureau of Land Management acreage in the Durfee Hills encroached on federal property have been stifled after an agency investigation.
Cracks in the ground, some deeper than a man’s height, are cropping up on hillsides in the Bull Mountains.
Crews are working to contain a wildfire burning on 1,100 acres about seven miles northeast of Grass Range.
TWIN FALLS, Idaho – When it comes to analyzing dangerous wildfires, could a sensor attached to a drone ever replace a human eye connected to an intellect shaped by experience and intuition?
RENO, Nev. — Federal land managers say a lawsuit by Nevada ranchers and others demanding acceleration of wild horse roundups doesn't pass legal muster, but even if it did, they don't have the money or the room at U.S. corrals to gather more mustangs.
The Acton Recreation Area has been transformed from a place of citations to excitement.
John Brenden (April 17 guest opinion) pretended to be a “friend” of public recreationists while promoting a Bureau of Land Management land exchange with his political supporters, the Wilks brothers.
The BLM Billings Field Office has begun road repairs on Cottonwood Road, south of Bridger, which accesses the popular Weatherman Draw area.
HELENA — Republican U.S. House candidate Matt Rosendale is proposing that the federal government transfer Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management lands in Montana to the state to manage and control.
Montana outdoor enthusiasts have it pretty good. With over 32 million acres of state and federal land open to all sorts of recreational opportunities, we truly are an outdoors mecca.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Bureau of Land Management rounded up a horse herd that roamed for decades on federal land in northwest Wyoming and handed the horses over to Wyoming officials. They, in turn, sold the herd to the highest bidder, a Canadian slaughterhouse.
The man responsible for carving his name near Capt. William Clark's signature on the Pompeys Pillar National Monument has taken responsibility for his crimes.
RENO, Nev. — Wild-horse fertility control and sage grouse habitat conservation are among top priorities in the proposed $1.1 billion budget for the federal Bureau of Land Management.