The pile locations on the Greys River Ranger District may include Grover Park, Alpine Bench, Deer Creek Guard Station, Meadows Guard Station, Spring Creek, and East Table. On the Kemmerer Ranger District pile locations may include Pole Creek, Hams Fork Ridge, Basin Creek, and Kelley Guard Station.
County Road and Bridge crews have moved equipment into the Dry Creek Canyon and will be replacing bridges along the road this week
After Sept. 15, wild horses will be gathered and removed in order to return populations to within appropriate management levels within the herd management areas. This action is in response to the results of the 2017 census flights that determined wild horse populations are exceeding the appropriate management level. A total of 2,836 wild horses were surveyed within the three herd management areas. The appropriate management level is 1,765 horses. These limits on the number of wild horses that certain areas can handle are indicated in Resource Management Plans. (Photo: Pilot Butte Wild Horses)
• Lighting, building, maintaining, attending or using a fire, campfire, barbecue or grill is allowed only at designated recreation sites such as established campgrounds or picnic areas. Use of portable stoves and lanterns using gas, jellied petroleum or pressurized liquid fuel, or use of a fully enclosed sheepherder type stove with a spark arrester screen is permitted.
Chris Tanner speaks with Duke Dance about how SVMC is preparing for an expected influx of travelers associated with the solar eclipse.
The Bridger Teton National Forest area closure issued August 7, 2017 remains in effect. Forest users are reminded to be alert for heavy vehicle traffic from firefighters on narrow roads and to stay out of the closure area.
Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado and Republican Gov. Matt Mead of Wyoming told Zinke earlier this year they opposed any changes that would move “from a habitat-management model to one that sets population objectives for the states.”
The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning in southeastern Idaho. Predicted high winds and thunderstorms will create critical fire conditions, which means new fire starts are possible, and any fires that are already burning will expand rapidly. (Photo provided by Bureau of Land Management)
Fires in Oregon, Montana, Idaho and even Canada are contributing to the smoky skies in Star Valley this week.
The Teton County Sheriff’s Office, the National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service, Wyoming Game and Fish Department and Teton County Wyoming Emergency Management are conducting an investigation of Gerald M. Bullinger who is believed to be armed and possibly dangerous.