Bureau Of Land Management
Ask almost any Billings resident to point out Sacrifice Cliff, and you’ll be directed to a prominent sandstone outcrop on the south bank of the Yellowstone River, where the river narrows and curves around the base of the cliff as it flows past the city.
Wild horses gather near the "double" reservoir on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, outside Cody, Wyo. Cody-based wild horse advocacy group Friends of a Legacy has partnered with the Bureau of Land Management and Marathon Oil Co., to build reservoirs on the 110,000-acre piece of BLM land, ensuring the …
CASPER, Wyo. — Congress approved a little-noticed provision aimed at streamlining oil and gas permits on federal land as part of a $585 billion defense spending bill on Friday.
One of the most challenging and politically contentious issues in the West is also one of our greatest opportunities and an important investment for our future.
SARATOGA, Wyo.— Efforts to conserve a struggling species of grouse that ranges across the Western U.S. are having far-reaching effects on the region's energy industry as the Obama administration decides whether the bird needs more protections.
CASPER, Wyo. — Most big game hunting seasons are over and many of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department Wildlife Habitat Management Areas and Bureau of Land Management winter ranges are closed to the public.
Conservation groups have sued the government to force federal officials to undertake the first broad environmental review of the government's coal-leasing program in decades.
CASPER, Wyo. — EOG Resources, a Houston oil company, has submitted plans to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to drill up to 1,500 oil wells along the Campbell-Converse county line.
When she heard her photo had shown up on a flier in Billings mailboxes and on an interstate billboard this weekend, Jamie Connell was perplexed.
Three public meetings have been scheduled for December to take public comment on the Bureau of Land Management's proposal to re-establish road access into the Bullwhacker Coulee area of the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument.
Mike Bowman, left, from the Western Values Project, and John Gibson, from the Public Land/Water Access Association, meet with Jamie Connell, director of the Montana/Dakotas Bureau of Land Management, to discuss plans for greater sage grouse management on Tuesday.
Seasonal winter closures are planned on some Bureau of Land Management property in northwest Wyoming to limit disturbance to wildlife and big game on winter ranges.
The Bureau of Land Management Eastern Montana Resource Advisory Council will meet in Billings on Dec. 4 in part to hear a Pumpkin Creek Area subcommittee report.
With consolidation of the Custer and Gallatin national forests into one management unit covering more than 3.1 million acres finalized, the agency will relocate its Billings headquarters to the Bureau of Land Management building in December.
Warm, dry conditions are predicted to persist through the end of this month, so hunters are reminded to check undercarriages for accumulated, flammable debris and to avoid parking over tall vegetation.
BLM fisheries technician Christina Stewart works on a windmill at a pond in Eastern Montana.
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.
Windmills provide aeration in Eastern Montana pond fisheries, preventing fish kills.
Sampling unveiled this burbot in Pumpkin Creek.
Students from Northwest College in Powell, Wyo., helped out on the third day of the project.