A hardy crowd gathered in South Pass City for running races through the northern Red Desert in celebration of Wyoming Public Lands Day.
Wyoming Wilderness Association
Measure outside statewide effort by county-level citizen working groups would extinguish half of the wilderness study area acres in Wyoming.
Forest Service would log, cut, burn, build 600 miles of temporary roads across 562 square miles in Medicine Bow Mountains and Sierra Madre.
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.