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By Tracie Mitchell
Staff Writer 

Who should manage public lands?


October 6, 2017

WORLAND – The Council for the Bighorn Range held a public workshop Wednesday evening in the Worland Community Center Complex to educate interested persons on the dangers of the state taking control of managing public lands.

“There are a variety of bills out there now to change how our public lands are managed and shifting the control from our local land managers to state control. One of the biggest things that you see in almost every one of these bills is to exempt or exclude the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 from public land management and when they do that they are basical...

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