Term Permit Renewal for Kay Wright Ranch, LLC (#2705051)
The purpose and need for the action is to fully process the renewal of the term grazing permit for Kay Wright Ranch, LLC on the McCutcheon Spring Allotment (#01054). The issuance of the term grazing permit would be for a period of up to ten years.
The current term permit for Kay Wright Ranch, LLC expires on 2/28/2013 and authorizes cattle grazing use according to the following:
* % Public Land
Hist. Susp. Use
* This is for billing purposes only.
** These numbers are approximate
The McCutcheon Spring Allotment is a water based allotment which is located entirely within Lincoln County in the south central portion of the Ely District BLM, approximately 65 miles northwest of Caliente, Nevada (Map #1). It encompasses approximately 18,276 acres of public land in the northeast portion of Penoyer Valley and occurs within the Sand Springs Valley (#204) and Garden Valley (#185) Watersheds.
The north part of the Worthington Mountains Wilderness Area is located in the southeast portion of the allotment. Approximately 40 acres of private (patented) land are located within the north central part of the allotment.
The allotment is neither located within a Wild Horse Herd Management Area (HMA) nor within desert tortoise habitat.
An evaluation of rangeland monitoring data and rangeland health will be conducted for the McCutcheon Spring Allotment. This data will be summarized in a Standards Determination Document that will be provided for public review at a later date.
T.1 N., R.56 E., MDBM, many sections
Contact: Domenic A. Bolognani
Phone: (775) 726-8124
Date Posted: April 8, 2008