guernsey state park http://wyomingpublicradio.net en State parks seeking more funding for operations and maintenance http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/state-parks-seeking-more-funding-operations-and-maintenance <p>State parks are seeking legislative approval&nbsp;to use fees for general operations and maintenance. Parks generate about two million dollars per year, but right now that money can only be used for capital construction and interpretation.</p><p>Director of State Parks and Cultural Resources, Milward Simpson, says funding for his agency is like a three-legged stool that’s getting wobbly.</p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 00:13:48 +0000 Irina Zhorov 48778 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net State parks seeking more funding for operations and maintenance Investigators say fire near Guersey State Park is human caused http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/investigators-say-fire-near-guersey-state-park-human-caused <p>Investigators have determined that a fire<br />burning in Guernsey State Park in southeast Wyoming is human<br />caused.</p><p>State Forester Bill Crapser says the fire started in a grassy<br />and brushy area along the lake.</p><p>While the land there is owned by the state Military Department,<br />Crapser says no military personnel or actions were involved in<br />starting the fire.</p><p>&nbsp;Crapser says his office sent its report to local authorities.<br />&nbsp;Platte County Undersheriff Grady Winders declined comment,<br />saying the investigation continues.</p> Thu, 14 Jun 2012 00:40:02 +0000 Associated Press 25488 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Investigators say fire near Guersey State Park is human caused Hartville residents warned about Guernsey fire http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/hartville-residents-warned-about-guernsey-fire <p>Authorities are telling people in a community in southeast Wyoming to be ready to evacuate as a<br />large wildfire spreads.</p><p>They&#39;re telling the 70 people who live in Hartville on the east<br />side of Guernsey State Park to be ready to leave in an hour&#39;s<br />notice.</p><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; A wildfire has burned over six square miles of the park since<br />Saturday. Hundreds of campers had to evacuate and the park remains<br />closed.</p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 16:40:16 +0000 Associated Press 25354 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Hartville residents warned about Guernsey fire