Pinedale Anticline Project Office Announces 2018 Proposed Projects

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PINEDALE — The Pinedale Anticline Project Office received several project applications and is currently considering the following projects.

  • Hoback Ranches Wildlife Friendly Fence
  • Mesa Mule Deer Shrub Planting
  • Pape-Miller Mule Deer Habitat
  • Soaphole Perennial Pepperweed
  • Winter Ozone Modeling

Project details are available for public review on the Pinedale Anticline Project Office (PAPO) website located here.

The PAPO is a joint effort between the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, the Wyoming Department of Agriculture, and the Bureau of Land Management.

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Project applications that benefited mule deer, greater sage-grouse, aquatic species and air quality were accepted from November 2017 through February 2018.

All submitted applications are being reviewed and ranked by the PAPO staff.

Project rankings are determined using a ranking scorecard that takes into consideration the project office’s strategic plan goals, current priorities in the Pinedale Anticline project area, availability of matching funds, geographic considerations and potential benefits to resources.

The PAPO staff consists of specialists from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, the Wyoming Department of Agriculture, and the Bureau of Land Management.

Final decisions on funding the 2018 projects will be made by the PAPO Board of Directors at the May 3, 2018 board meeting in Pinedale, Wyoming at the BLM Pinedale Field Office, 1625 W. Pine St., Pinedale WY, 82941.

There is no guarantee that any submitted project will be funded.

The 2018 proposed project applications and score sheet are available here.

For more information, please contact PAPO Project Coordinator Kellie Roadifer at 307-367-5309 or kroadife@blm.gov.