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Rock Springs BLM Field Office Wildhorses
Copyright: - US Bureau of Land Management
Rock Springs BLM Field Office Wildhorses
Description - *This Information was Provided by the Bureau of Land Management of Wyoming*

The Rock Springs Field Office manages over 3.6 million acres of public land surface and 3.5 million acres of public subsurface minerals in the southwestern part of Wyoming. The Field Office administers a variety of programs including mineral exploration and development, wildlife habitat, outdoor recreation, wild horses, livestock grazing, and historic trails.

Attractions - BLM's Rock Springs Field Office is a federal agency in the USA that manages over 3.6 million acres of public land surface and 3.5 million acres of public sub-surface minerals in the southwestern part of the great State of Wyoming.

Recreation - For these public lands, BLM administers a variety of programs including mineral exploration and development, wildlife habitat, outdoor recreation, wild horses, livestock grazing, and historic trails to name a few.

Climate - The climate in Wyoming changes with the topography. Generally the western mountains and basins receive large amounts of precipitation and create a rain shadow for eastern Wyoming. Most of the precipitation occurs during the winter months and falls in the form of snow. Temperatures are cooler in this region than the eastern part of the state, because of the generally higher elevation.

The eastern and lower elevations of Wyoming have been known for the constant wind that blows from west to east. During the winter this may be a Chinook, which warms the region. Temperatures in eastern Wyoming can be extreme. Summer days may reach 100 degrees F cooling quickly after sunset. Winter temperature lows can reach below zero with the wind adding to the intensity.

Location - The Rock Springs Field Office area is located if the southwestern part of Wyoming.


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Contact Information:
Rock Springs Field Office, 280 Highway 191 N. , Rock Springs, WY, 82901-3448, Phone: 307-352-0256, Fax: 307-352-0329
, rock_springs_wymail@blm.gov

Additional Information:
Southern Wyoming - This region encompasses the southern quarter of the state. It is a generally arid region apart from mountainous areas around Laramie.
Wyoming BLM Areas - The BLM in Wyoming manages 18 million acres of public land for use by recreationists, ranchers, miners and others, along with another 11 million acres of mineral estate.

Links:
Rock Springs BLM Field Office - Official agency Website
Rock Springs BLM Field Office homepage - Official agency Website

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