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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Oregon / Washington

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Project: Rock Creek Land Exchange/Land Sale

Project Status: Planning Completed
Office Location: Burns
Resource Area: Andrews
NEPA #: OR-03-027-034  FONSI/Decision Record
Document Publish Date: 10/03/2007
Summary: Implement the proposed actions - acquisition of the fee simple estate of the non-Federal land comprised of approximately 233.25 acres north of Mann Lake in Harney County, Oregon, by warranty deed. In exchange, disposal of the fee simple estate of the Federal lands comprised of approximately 1,124.09 acres would occur by quitclaim deed and/or patent. Also, approximately 240.00 acres in Catlow Valley, Harney County, Oregon, would be disposed of by quitclaim deed and/or patent.
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : 10/03/2007
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : 11/16/2007
Contact: Burns District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 573-4400
Program Areas: Lands/Realty
NEPA #: OR-03-027-034  Environmental Assessment
Document Publish Date: 4/12/2005
Summary: Proposed action: The BLM would acquire the fee simple estate of approximately 233.25 acres within the CMPA in exchange for the fee simple estate of up to approximately 1,411.17 acres of Federal land in Catlow Valley, both surface and minerals. The land values would be equalized based on a market value appraisal with up to a 25 percent cash equalization payment if necessary. The BLM would block up Federal land for wildlife habitat, provide casual recreation opportunities, protect the east side of the Steens Mountain viewshed from development, and a trespass case would be settled.
Public Review Start Date : N/A - Historic
Public Review End Date : N/A - Historic
Contact: Burns District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 573-4400
Program Areas: Lands/Realty