A “ghost of Christmas past” for much of the country, the tradition of finding and cutting one’s Christmas tree from the forest is still alive, well and widely practiced in Wyoming.
Measure outside statewide effort by county-level citizen working groups would extinguish half of the wilderness study area acres in Wyoming.
Mead asks BLM to honor Wyoming’s regs requiring oil and gas companies to make up for habitat destruction as candidates support imperiled bird.
Opinionby County commissioners lead a good-faith effort by hardworking stakeholders with diverse aims to resolve the wilderness study area issue — a fact critical broadsides have failed to acknowledge.
Conservationists say rules have been changed, deadlines moved, bargaining options unfairly limited.