A proposal to improve the quantity and quality of mule deer habitat in Wyoming is out for public comment.
The plan calls for phased vegetation treatments on BLM lands within the southern portion of the Wyoming Range mule deer herd unit. The BLM is identifying issues for consideration in the environmental analysis and potential alternatives to the proposed action.
More specific information on the “Southern Wyoming Range Mule Deer Habitat Management Plan: Kemmerer-Cokeville” is available online at the BLM’s ePlanning site. From the ePlanning Project Search page, select NEPA under the Project Search heading. Then click on the Text Search tab. Next, select Advanced Search. Scroll down and enter DOI-BLM-WY-D090-2019-0026-EA in the NEPA# field and click Search. Use all caps when entering the NEPA number. After clicking Search, scroll to the very bottom of the page to see the search results and access the proposed project information.
Several public meetings are scheduled during the 30-day scoping period, which will close on April 26. Public meetings are scheduled to be held at the Kemmerer Field Office (430 N. Highway 189, Kemmerer), on March 25, 6-8 p.m. and at the Cokeville Town Hall (110 Pine St., Cokeville), on March 26, 6-8 p.m.
Comments can be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line “Southern Wyoming Range Mule Deer Habitat EA;” by mail to BLM Kemmerer Field Office Attn: Phillip Lockwood, BLM Project Lead, 430 N. Highway 189, Kemmerer, WY 83101; or by fax to (307) 828-4539.
For additional project-specific information, contact Phil Lockwood at (307) 828-4549.