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Project: DOI-BLM-OR-P040-2009-006-CX Grazing Lease Transfer, John T. Murtha and Hay Creek Allotments

Project Status: Planning Completed
Office Location: Prineville
Resource Area: Prineville DO
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-P040-2009-006-CX   Categorical Exclusion
Document Publish Date: 12/18/2009
Summary: The proposed action is to split the John T. Murtha (#2597) allotment to match the private property ownership pattern, creating a new grazing allotment (Corridor #2677, 80 acres, 6 AUMs). Also, transfer of existing lease for the Hay Creek (#2598) and the remaining portion of the John T. Murtha (8774 acres, 258 AUMs) allotments from James Murtha, Patrick Murtha and Mary Chambers to Western Rivers Conservancy. The existing Terms and Conditions and management practices of the lease would remain unchanged.
Public Review Start Date : 12/18/2009
Public Review End Date : 12/18/2009
Contact: Prineville District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 416-6700
Program Areas: Range/Wild Horses