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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
 
Release Date: 01/05/12
Contacts: Lynn Barclay, Public Affairs Assistant, 970-826-5096    
  Cynthia Landing, Rangeland Management Specialist, 970-724-3013    

BLM seeks comments on grazing permit renewals for 2012 (01/05/12)


Kremmling, Colo. – The Bureau of Land Management Kremmling Field Office is seeking comments on four livestock grazing permit renewals and one grazing lease renewal through January 31, 2012.  A map showing the location of the allotments in Grand and Jackson counties is available at http://www.blm.gov/co/kfo .
Jackson County, North Park: The Rich allotment is 10 miles south of Walden along Hwy 14.  The Davis Meadow, Davis Pasture, Brownlee, Mattocks, Vic Riley and Johnson allotments are approximately one mile north of Walden. The North Park allotments cover 6,937 acres.
Grand County, Middle Park: The Spacek J. and Wendt Individual allotments are along the Williams Fork River, south of the Williams Fork Reservoir.   The Forster A and B allotments are six miles west of Granby along Hwy 40, and the Little hO allotment is four miles east of Granby.  The Middle Park allotments cover 5,209 acres.
“We are seeking comments from the public on such issues as compliance history or other concerns,” Range Management Specialist Cynthia Landing said. “Comments can also help us determine whether these specific permits support Bureau objectives in land management and resource protection and are in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act.”
Comments are to be submitted in writing to the BLM at P.O. Box 68, Kremmling, CO 80459. If you have questions, wish to be considered as an interested public for the renewals, or want to learn more about the permit renewal process, contact, Cynthia Landing at (970) 724-3013, clanding@blm.gov for Middle Park allotments or Neilie Tibbs at (970) 724-3014, ntibbs@blm.gov  for North Park allotments.



The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to manage and conserve the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations under our mandate of multiple-use and sustained yield. In Fiscal Year 2013, the BLM generated $4.7 billion in receipts from public lands.
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