POWELL, Wyo. — Some people enjoy horsing around, especially when it entails McCullough Peaks wild horses.
For years, water runoff from an oil field moistened Dry Creek, providing water for wild horses, livestock and wildlife in Wyoming’s McCullough Peaks.
Wild horses of the McCullough Peaks HMA will benefit from the water partnership.
Members of the Dry Creek Water Augmentation Partnership take in the view of the McCullough Peaks.
Mike Williams, left, of Marathon Oil Co. talks with the BLM's Tricia Hatle and FOAL members Ada Inbody and Marshall Dominick about the water wells.
The partners are excited about encountering water in one of the test wells.
A panorama of the McCullough Peaks wilderness study area shows the vastness of the terrain. Many argue that pockets of the Bighorn Basin, like this one, need protection to establish connective habitats and that other areas are better suited for oil and gas.
CODY, Wyo. — The Bureau of Land Management will begin darting wild mares in the McCullough Peaks with a contraceptive later this month in a move that the agency says will cost less than past roundups and help stabilize the herd's population.
CODY, Wyo. — Several groups opposed to a drilling project in the McCullough Peaks said Wednesday that a revised environmental study released last week by the Bureau of Land management has changed little from the agency's original document.
Marshall Dominick of Friends of a Legacy-McCullough Peaks Mustangs and Hilary Eisen of the Greater Yellowstone Coalition hike the McCullough Peaks wilderness study area not far from where the Bill Barrett Corp. plans to drill.
The Bill Barrett Corp. plans to drill several exploratory gas wells outside the current McCullough Peaks wilderness study area.
CODY, Wyo. — The Bureau of Land Management released its amended environmental assessment for a Wyoming drilling project on Friday, clearing the way for exploratory gas wells in the McCullough Peaks.
POWELL, Wyo. - Horse lovers will have the opportunity to adopt a wild horse from the McCullough Peaks Herd Management Area in northern Wyoming.
POWELL - The Bureau of Land Management gathered 192 wild horses in the McCullough Peaks herd northeast of Cody last weekend.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management rounded up about 200 wild horses from the McCullough Peaks, like those in this 2006 file photo.
CODY - After a one-day delay due to muddy conditions, workers with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management on Friday began gathering the first of a planned total of about 200 wild horses from the McCullough Peaks area.