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Christina Stuart

Christina Stuart

BLM fisheries technician Christina Stewart works on a windmill at a pond in Eastern Montana.

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Fisheries crew collects data on prairie waters

Fisheries crew collects data on prairie waters

MILES CITY — BLM Miles City fisheries specialists and technicians probed, measured and netted their way through a variety of prairie streams to gather data on the aquatic systems this summer.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Windmill aeration

Windmill aeration

Windmills provide aeration in Eastern Montana pond fisheries, preventing fish kills.

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Burbot

Burbot

Sampling unveiled this burbot in Pumpkin Creek.

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College help

College help

Students from Northwest College in Powell, Wyo., helped out on the third day of the project.

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Volunteer help

Volunteer help

Volunteers help build a wildlife-friendly buck and pole fence on BLM land in Wyoming, part of a three-day National Public Lands Day event.

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Volunteers improve access site outside Cody

Volunteers improve access site outside Cody

Thanks to local volunteers, the Seven Mountain Shoshone River Access area just east of Cody, Wyo., was improved during a special three-day celebration of National Public Lands Day.

October 17, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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BLM roundup nets more horses than it expected

BLM roundup nets more horses than it expected

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.

October 14, 2014 6:50 pm Photos

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Grant funds new upland habitat position

Grant funds new upland habitat position

A $40,000 grant coupled with a matching donation will help upland birds, other wildlife and bird hunters in Eastern Montana.

October 07, 2014 2:43 pm Photos

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Will they drill Rolling Hills? Residents worry about plans in their Wyoming town

Will they drill Rolling Hills? Residents worry about plans in their Wyoming town

ROLLING HILLS — Orvie Stoneking was 65, retired from the railroad after 38 years, when the letter arrived. It bore the letterhead of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and informed Stoneking the land beneath his home was to be auctioned off in an oil and gas lease.

October 07, 2014 11:01 am Photos

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A pillar of the region

A pillar of the region

Linda Farnes fondly remembers the days when Don Foote, who with his wife, Stella, once owned Pompeys Pillar, would trade Wonderland Amusement Park tickets for cookies baked by her mother, Ruthann.

September 27, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Groups to push BLM for new backcountry designation

Groups to push BLM for new backcountry designation

Growing up in central Montana, Ryan Callaghan planned many of his hunting trips to public land. That tradition has followed him to Idaho where he now works as a marketing manager for a hunting apparel manufacturer whose staff is dedicated to public-land hunting.

September 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Senate passes Barrasso bill to streamline BLM oil and gas permits

CASPER, Wyo. — The U.S. Senate has passed a bill aimed at streamlining approval of oil and gas drilling permits on federal land.

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BLM: Coal leasing program continues while reforms are considered

BLM: Coal leasing program continues while reforms are considered

CASPER, Wyo. — U.S. Sen. Edward Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat, said this week he intends to draft legislation halting coal leasing on federal lands after the U.S. Bureau of Land Management rejected his call for a leasing moratorium.

September 17, 2014 7:00 am Photos

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Early work begins on mountain bike trails near Acton

Early work begins on mountain bike trails near Acton

On Sunday morning, a handful of dedicated volunteers and government employees gathered to start rehabbing and building the mountain biking trail system at the Acton Recreational Area.

September 14, 2014 4:04 pm Photos

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Trail building

Trail building

Brian Thompson, left, and Todd Morgan shovel out a path as volunteers and Bureau of Land Management staff gather at the Acton Recreation Area to start building mountain bike trails on Sunday.

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Trail building planning

Trail building planning

Volunteers and Bureau of Land Management staff gather at the Acton Recreation Area to start building mountain bike trails on Sunday.

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Volunteers and BLM staff

Volunteers and BLM staff

Volunteers and Bureau of Land Management staff gather at the Acton Recreation Area to start building mountain bike trails on Sunday.

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BLM must study lynx after halting timber sale near Ovando

BLM must study lynx after halting timber sale near Ovando

Federal officials have halted a timber sale near Ovando and agreed, with two conservation groups, to analyze the impacts on the federally threatened Canada lynx.

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BLM needs volunteers for land projects

The Bureau of Land Management is sponsoring eight volunteer work projects in Montana as part of National Public Lands Day.

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