Gov. Gordon invited the public to attend meetings on the Bureau of Land Management’s Rock Springs Draft Resource Management Plan

Casper, WY – According to the state officials, these meetings are being organized by the University of Wyoming’s Ruckelshaus Institute along with the UW College of Agriculture, Life Sciences, and Natural Resources, the UW School of Energy Resources, and the Wyoming County Commissioners Association.

State officials also said that public meetings will be held in Rock Springs, Green River, and Farson on November 17 and 18.

Organizers will provide an overview of the National Environmental Policy Act, the RMP process, and how to submit comments to the Bureau of Land Management.

This will be followed by an interactive public workshop for the public to share their perspectives with a task force to be appointed by the Governor.

The initial public meetings are facilitated by the Ruckelshaus Institute, UW Extension, and UW School of Energy Resources and will focus on the topics of livestock; industry; recreation and tourism; and wildlife and conservation.

Facilitators will seek input from participants to determine priorities and opportunities to be addressed by the task force.

The public is invited to participate in one or all of the meetings. Task force members will be at the meetings to hear directly from the public.

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