Conservationists say rules have been changed, deadlines moved, bargaining options unfairly limited.
The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners made public access to the 32,000 acre Raymond Mountain Wilderness Study area more difficult when it deeded three acres to a rancher, and then declined to reestablish a county road easement on the transferred property.
As Wyoming lawmakers study transferring the management of federal lands to the state, local governments line up on opposing sides.
The behind-the-scenes lobby group American Lands Council gets some of its funding from taxpayer dollars.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wyoming State Office has posted its proposed list of parcels for the quarterly competitive oil and gas lease sale.