U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
 
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Grazing permit for Nolan Shumway (274740) on the South Coal Valley (10120)
and Black Bluff (10122) Allotments

The purpose and need for the action is to fully process the renewal of the grazing permit for Nolan Shumway on the South Coal Valley (10120) and Black Bluff (10122) Allotments.  The permit authorizes Nolan Shumway to graze up to 67 cows from 03/01-5/15 and 9/1-2/28 for a total of 566 active animal unit months (AUM) of use on the South Coal Valley Allotment, and up to 10 cows from 3/1-5/15 and 9/1-2/28 for a total of 85 active AUMs on the Black Bluff Allotment.  The issuance of the term permit would be for a period of not more than 10 years.

The current term permit and allotment information for Nolan Shumway (274740) is as follows:

Allotment Number/Name

Livestock Number/Kind

Grazing Period

% Public Land

Type Use

AUMs

South Coal Valley 10120

67 Cattle

03/01 to 5/15
9/1 to 2/28

100

Active

566

Black Bluff 10122

10 Cattle

03/01 to 5/15
9/1 to 2/28

100

Active

85

Allotment Summary   

Allotment Number/Name

Active Use

Suspended

Permitted Use

South Coal Valley 10120

572

0

572

Black Bluff 10122

84

0

84

An evaluation of the rangeland monitoring data and rangeland health will be conducted for the South Coal Valley and Black Bluff Allotments.  This data will be summarized in a standards determination document which will be available for public review at a later date.

The allotments are located 45 miles west of Caliente, Nevada in Coal Valley.  None of the allotments occur within wilderness areas.  The South Coal Valley Allotment encompasses 46,702 acres the Black Bluff Allotment encompasses 33,176 acres of BLM managed lands. General Location: The allotments occur entirely within the South East Coal Valley. All in Lincoln County, Nevada

Contact Information:

Troy A. Grooms
Rangeland Management Specialist
(775) 726-8100


South Coal Valley and Black Bluff Allotment Map
 
Last updated: 11-11-2008