This evening in Laramie, the Rawlins Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management will be holding a meeting in Laramie. The meeting will be at the Laramie Hilton Garden Inn from 4-7 and will discuss an amendment to the Rawlins Resource Management Plan (RMP).

The Rawlins RMP provides direction for the management of 3.5 million acres of BLM-administered public land and 4.5 million acres of BLM-administered federal mineral estate in Albany, Carbon, Laramie, and Sweetwater counties in southwestern Wyoming.

According to the Bureau of Land Management, the RMP establishes guidance, objectives, policies and management actions for public lands administered by the Rawlins Field Office. The plan covers many issues such as:

  • Development of Energy Resources & Minerals Related Issues
  • Special Management Designations
  • Resource Accessibility
  • Wildland/Urban Interface
  • Special Status Species Management
  • Air & Water Quality
  • Vegetation Management
  • Recreation, Cultural Resources, & Paleontological Resources Management

Tonight's meeting will be to inform the public more about the RMP and to take public comments on ongoing amendments to the RMP.