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Grand Teton seeks fence-mending volunteers for National Public Lands Day

Volunteers are sought to help with a project in Grand Teton National Park that will replace the bottom strand of barbed wire on fencing with smooth wire located higher off the ground, allowing pronghorn antelope to more easily pass underneath.

In addition to free entry to Grand Teton National Park and the rest of America's federally managed public lands on Saturday, Sept. 28, volunteers will work to modify a fence to benefit wildlife. Grand Teton National Park will waive entrance fees (including commercial tour fees) on Sept. 28 in recognition of National Public Lands Day. Continue Reading →

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BLM seeks Cody area volunteers to help make fences safer for sage grouse, antelope

Male sage grouse perform elaborate courtship displayes to attract a mate. (click to enlarge)

The Bureau of Land Management Cody, Wyo. field office is observing National Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 15, with a project that will benefit sage-grouse and other wildlife in the area. Volunteers will modify net wire fencing in a greater sage-grouse core habitat and wildlife migration corridor on Emblem Bench, just south of the McCullough Peaks Wild Horse Herd Management Area. Continue Reading →

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