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Hank Edwards, who supervises the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Wildlife Health Laboratory, was recently honored by the Wyoming Chapter of the Wildlife Society as its Wildlife Professional of the Year.

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Pole Mountain Shuffle returns to Tie CityThe Pole Mountain Shuffle, the Medicine Bow Nordic Association’s annual race for members and the public, is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Saturday near the Tie City Trailhead. The event includes five- and ten-kilometer courses open to both classic and skate…

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Snow is piling up in the high country. In fact, the snowpack in the Snowy Range is currently at 129 percent of average. Don Day, Jr., president and meteorologist with DayWeather, Inc., based in Cheyenne, maintains a running total of snowfall at a site near Keystone in the Medicine Bow Mounta…

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With the purchase of a 79.5-acre parcel in the Huston Park Wilderness last month, the U.S. Forest has consolidated the last wilderness inholding on the Medicine Bow and Routt National Forests.

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For the ninth year, Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails is offering a series of free guided hikes at locations around the state on New Year’s Day, including Curt Gowdy State Park.

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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has released a draft revision of its chronic wasting disease management plan, and the department is looking for public comment through Jan. 15.

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Winter has arrived, the snow is here, and the new season brings a host of ways to enjoy getting outside. Here are a few events going on in southeast Wyoming this winter.

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If you’re in the mood to put in a few miles before you tuck away a few pounds of holiday food later this month, two running races are on the schedule for the pre-Thanksgiving weekend.

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Planning for a new bike park in Laramie moved forward Wednesday evening with a public meeting and discussion about potential locations and features.

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Two documentaries that combine outdoor adventure with ungulate migrations, both made by scientists at the University of Wyoming, are set to screen in Laramie.

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A photojournalism display featuring work that explores wildfire recovery and insect pollinators is now on display at the University of Wyoming.

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After clearing hundreds of trees from wilderness trails this summer, the U.S. Forest Service is catching up on wilderness monitoring with help from local volunteers.

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For the third summer in a row, a portion of the trail network on the Pole Mountain Unit of the Medicine Bow National Forest received a significant rebuild.

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Get ready for a busy fall weekend in Laramie. There’s a full slate of outdoor activities on the schedule today, whether you prefer trails, parks, races, fundraisers, solo adventures or all of the above. Here are a few of the many events going on today.

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The Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming is hoping to play in a role in helping Wyoming communities expand their outdoor recreation industries.

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Personnel from three local agencies were honored by the U.S. Forest Service earlier this summer for wide-ranging efforts over the last eight year to improve river habitat in the Upper North Platte River watershed.

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Laramie’s youngest anglers will have the chance to test their skills this weekend as the annual Huck Finn Fishing Derby returns for another year.

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For the third year in a row, substantial improvement work is scheduled for the popular trail network on the Pole Mountain Unit of the Medicine Bow National Forest, which sits a few miles east of Laramie.

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A walk in the woods at Happy Jack earlier this week yielded dozens of sightings of plants, birds, insects and animals beneath the watchful eyes of a group of Laramie students.

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Some of the best disc golf players in the region are set to convene in Laramie today for the second JackalOpen 2019 presented by UniWyo Federal Credit Union, which is set for the Spring Creek Disc Golf Course at LaPrele Park.

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When snowboarder Gus Sigel competes on the regional or national stage, he always has a piece of Wyoming with him in the form of a pair of worn Carhartt overalls.

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Motocross racing is set to return to Laramie this weekend as the Laramie Dirt Riders host a race sanctioned by Tri-State Dirt Riders and the High Plains Motocross Association.

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A 21-mile trail through the Medicine Bow National Forest has a new benefactor in the form of a nonprofit organization with a specific purpose.

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A new memoir chronicles the history of rock climbing as it changed in the 1970s and 80s, with Wyoming native and University of Wyoming graduate Todd Skinner among its main subjects.

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Optimist Park is set to become a colorful place this weekend, with the grays and browns of the Wyoming spring replaced by rainbow-tinted runners.

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Collaboration and partnerships in the conservation world are set to be the focus of a talk next week at the University of Wyoming.

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There’s nothing like a bomb cyclone to get one in the mood for summer. Despite Laramie’s mercurial spring weather — and a blizzard notwithstanding — summer is indeed around the corner, ready or not. Here’s a rundown of events and races going on in southeast Wyoming during the next few months.

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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department captured and collared 34 bighorn sheep in January as part of an ongoing project to learn about disease pathogens in the species, as well as learn more about the herds in southeast Wyoming.