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Grazing Permit Renewal for Matt Bulloch (#2700083) and for Ken and Donna Lytle (2705115) for the N4/N5 and Simpson Allotments
 
The purpose and need for the action is to fully process the renewal of the grazing permits for Matt Bulloch and Ken and Donna Lytle, holders of separate permits on the N4/N5 (#01049) and Simpson (#21004) Allotments. Mr. Bulloch’s current term permit has been issued for the period 9/29/03 to 2/28/2013. The Mr. Lytle’s current term permit has been issued for the period of 3/1/03 to 2/28/2013. The issuance of the term permits would be for a period of up to 10 years.
 
The current term permit and allotment information for Matt Bulloch (2700083) is as follows: 
Allotment
Number and Name
Livestock
Number/Kind 
Grazing
Period
Begin    End
% Public
Land
Type Use
AUMs
N4/N5 (01049)
17 Cattle
3/1
2/28
Active
204
Simpson (21004)
83 Cattle
3/1
4/30
Active
166
 

 

 

Bulloch’s Allotment Summary:
Allotment
Number/Name
Active Use
Suspended
Permitted Use
N4/N5 (01049)
203
159
362
Simpson (21004)
166
41
207

 


 
The current term permit and allotment information for Ken and Donna Lytle (2705115) is as follows: 
Allotment
Number and Name
Livestock
Number/Kind 
Grazing
Period
Begin    End
% Public
Land
Type Use
AUMs
N4/N5 (01049)
9 Cattle
3/1
2/28
Active
108
Simpson (21004)
93 Cattle
3/1
4/30
Active
187
 

 

 

Lytle’s Allotment Summary:

Allotment
Number/Name
Active Use
Suspended
Permitted Use
N4/N5 (01049)
97
75
172
Simpson (21004)
186
46
232

 




An evaluation of the rangeland monitoring data and rangeland health will be conducted for the N4N5 and Simpson allotments. This data will be summarized in a standards determination document.

The N4/N5 Allotment occurs in portions of four watersheds including the Dry Valley (#050), Patterson Wash (#070), Rose Valley (#040), and Eagle Valley (030). The Simpson Allotment occurs in the Dry Lake Valley Watershed (#030). 

The N4/N5 Allotment is located four miles northeast of Panaca, Nevada which is located five miles south of the Parsnip Peak Wilderness southern boundary. The allotment encompasses 43,500 acres of BLM managed lands.   A portion of the allotment occurs in the Deer Lodge Canyon Herd Management Area for wild horses. One Federal listed threatened species, a fish (Big Spring Spine Dace) is known to occur in Condor Canyon.

The Simpson Allotment is located 16 miles northeast of Pioche, Nevada. The allotment is located five miles south of the Parsnip Peak Wilderness southern boundary. The allotment encompasses 8,379 acres of BLM managed lands.   

N4/N5 Allotment General Location:
Portions of:
T. 1 N., R. 67-70 E.
T. 1 S., R. 68-69 E.
all in Lincoln County, Nevada.

Simpson Allotment General Location:
Portions of:
T. 2 N., R. 64-65 E.

Contact Information:
Shirley A. Johnson
Rangeland Management Specialist
(775) 726-8100


Allotment map for N4-N5 Allotment
Allotment map for Simpson allotment
 
Last updated: 04-09-2008