Bureau Of Land Management
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.
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.
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.
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.
A $40,000 grant coupled with a matching donation will help upland birds, other wildlife and bird hunters in Eastern Montana.
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.
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.
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.
CASPER, Wyo. — The U.S. Senate has passed a bill aimed at streamlining approval of oil and gas drilling permits on federal land.