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The Bureau of Land Management oversees the Adobe Town Wilderness Study Area south of Rawlins.  The Wyoming County Commissioners Association wants to resolve the fate of wilderness study areas and will launch a statewide reclassification effort that could take more than three years to complete. (U.S. Bureau of Land Management)

Counties: Move on wilderness study areas

The state’s county commissioners plan to give Congress a Wyoming blueprint on whether more than 750,000 acres of roadless federal wilderness study areas should be preserved or reclassified, possibly for development.

Commissioners are focused on making “long-term, locally driven decisions”