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Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to Visit Wyoming’s Thunder Basin National Grassland

WRIGHT, Wyo – Secretary Perdue will visit Wyoming July 30-31 and visit Thunder Basin National Grassland. This will be Perdue’s second visit to Wyoming and his first visit to Thunder Basin National Grassland, one of only 20 national grasslands in the United States. Its more than 500,000 acres serve as wildlife habitat, livestock forage, and are underlain with vast mineral resources.



Media are invited to listen-in on a breakfast roundtable with Secretary Perdue, Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon, Thunder Basin National Grassland Supervisor Russ Bacon, U.S. Forest Service Region 2 Forester Brian Ferebee, Wyoming Department of Agriculture Director Doug Miyamoto, Wyoming Game and Fish Director Brian Nesvick and other local stakeholders. A brief question and answer session will follow the roundtable