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Public Lands

Walsh bill would exempt public land from shutdowns

Walsh bill would exempt public land from shutdowns

KALISPELL — U.S. Sen. John Walsh is proposing a bill that would keep public lands open when the federal government shuts down.

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Western GOP officials: Let states run public lands

SALT LAKE CITY — Some Western Republican officials say their states are missing out on revenues and opportunities to prevent wildfires because they don't have enough control over public lands.

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Panel takes up Tester, Baucus forest bills

HELENA — U.S. Sens. Max Baucus and Jon Tester told their colleagues Tuesday that it is time to pass their bills expanding forest protections.

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Mixed Wyoming reaction to proposed federal fracking rules

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Obama administration said Friday it will for the first time require companies drilling for oil and natural gas on public and Indian lands to publicly disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations.

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Stewardship, balance emerge as common themes in public land talks

Stewardship, balance emerge as common themes in public land talks

CODY, Wyo. — For the first time anyone can remember, county commissioners, conservationists, energy officials and a number of user groups sat down Wednesday night at one table, in one room, to discuss public lands and the many opinions surrounding their use.

May 04, 2012 12:05 am Photos

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Public lands

Public lands

Wild horses graze on public land east of Cody on Thursday. Public lands were the focus of a round-table discussion Wednesday of county commissioners, energy officials, conservationists and user groups.

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Sweeping landscapes

Sweeping landscapes

The sagebrush prairie meets Carter Mountain in northwest Wyoming. Public lands were the focus of a first-of-its-kind meeting of counties, conservationists, energy officials and user groups on Wednesday in Cody.

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New wilderness not welcome in Wyoming, commissioners say

New wilderness not welcome in Wyoming, commissioners say

CODY, Wyo. — Saying they have the backing of most area residents, Park County commissioners voted 4-1 this week to not recommend to the Bureau of Land Management any special or unique landscapes for wilderness protection.

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GPS software aids public land hunters

Outdoors editor Brett French on Montana Outdoors Radio Show on October 23, 2010.

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