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Pole Mountain Gateways Public Meeting – Cheyenne
April 30, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
UPDATE: These events have been postponed to tentative dates of April 28th in Laramie and April 30th in Cheyenne.
The USDA Forest Service – Laramie Ranger District and the University of Wyoming Ruckelshaus Institute would like to encourage the public to attend information-gathering meetings on March 24 in Laramie and March 26 in Cheyenne, pertaining to non-motorized recreation on the Pole Mountain unit of the Medicine Bow National Forest.
The meeting on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, will be held at the Albany County Fairgrounds in Laramie, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. A second meeting with the same agenda, will be held Thursday, March 26, 2020, at the Kiwanis Community Center located in Cheyenne, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
These will be the first in a three-part series of public meetings to be held in advance of a broad-scale Forest Service planning project. Meeting number one will seek to gain a better understanding of preferred public destinations and usage on and through Pole Mountain. Future meetings will establish priorities for the project, such as access locations.
“What does the public want Pole Mountain non-motorized recreation to look like 10, 20, 30 years from now?” asked Laramie District Ranger Frank Romero. “We’re looking well into the future with the Gateways project and we want the community to help us with that planning, just like they did with the motorized equivalent a few years back. (download the full meeting announcement PDF).