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By Tracie Mitchell
Staff Writer 

Federal budget cuts create forest concerns

Grass-roots organization works to preserve forest by alerting public on impact of cuts


February 25, 2016

WORLAND – The Council for the Bighorn Range, a grass-roots non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the Bighorn National Forest held a public meeting at the Washakie County Library in Worland Tuesday evening to alert the public about the impact that budget cuts will have to the Bighorn National Forest and its use by the public.

During the meeting a short PowerPoint presentation, using records obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, was given by Council for the Bighorn Range Director Rob Davidson, which explained the decline in federal monies from 2011 through the...

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