A hardy crowd gathered in South Pass City for running races through the northern Red Desert in celebration of Wyoming Public Lands Day.
Thirty-four years after its discovery, Game and Fish and others map, propose to protect Path of the Pronghorn plus a mule deer migration corridor.
Measure outside statewide effort by county-level citizen working groups would extinguish half of the wilderness study area acres in Wyoming.
Stakeholders collaborating on habitat conservation call foul and redouble efforts as oil and gas leasing proposals spike and decision making moves to D.C.
Conservationists say rules have been changed, deadlines moved, bargaining options unfairly limited.