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Group 5

Group 5 - Morgan includes 19 grazing allotments, located in the Big Boulder, Jordan Creek, Rock Creek and Soldier Creek watersheds in western Owyhee County, Idaho. The planning area encompasses about 29,770 acres of public land.

CURRENT STATUS | In December 2013, the BLM issued final decisions renewing the grazing permits associated with the Group 5 (Morgan) allotments. In March 2014, the BLM issued a final decision for the Feltwell allotment, which was not part of the Owyhee 68 allotments but was processed with the Owyhee 68 Group 5 allotments. In January 2014, the BLM received 39 appeals and stay requests of the final decisions. In May, the BLM received an appeal and stay request for the Feltwell final decision.

Group 5 Documents

The BLM released final decisions for the Owyhee 68 Group 5 allotments in December 2013 and the Feltwell allotment in March 2014. View these and all other grazing permit renewal documents, including the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI), for the Group 5 allotments by clicking the link below.

Group 5 Documents

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¦ Rangeland Health Assessments

September 2013

¦ Preliminary EA

October 25, 2013

¦ Preliminary EA review

thru Nov.8, 2013

¦ Final EA and FONSI

Nov. 26, 2013

¦ Proposed Decisions

Nov. 26, 2013

¦ Protest period

+15 days

Final Decisions

Dec. 30, 2013