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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Worland Field Office
 
Release Date: 02/08/12
Contacts: Sarah Beckwith    
  307-347-5207    

BLM Worland Releases Grazing Permit Renewal EAs


The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Worland Field Office announces the availability of the Lake Ridge Allotment and the Rose Mountain Allotment grazing permit renewal environmental assessments (EAs) for a public scoping period.

The EAs have been prepared to address grazing management in order to promote healthy, sustainable rangeland ecosystems and to meet or continue to meet rangeland health standards. The Lake Ridge Allotment is located approximately 6.5 miles east of Shell and encompasses approximately 2,021 acres, of which 634 acres (37 percent) are public land. The Rose Mountain Allotment is located approximately 18 miles southeast of Ten Sleep and encompasses approximately 2,295 acres, of which 80 acres (3.4 percent) are public land.

The EAs are available for review by visiting the BLM website at www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/info/NEPA/documents/wfo/grazing-renewals.html. The public scoping period runs from February 9-23, 2012. Comments should be emailed to worland_wymail@blm.gov; please include "Grazing Permit Renewals" in the subject line. Comments may also be mailed to AFM Resources, BLM-Worland Field Office, 101 South 23rd Street, Worland, WY, 82401.

Before including your address, phone number, email address or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment – including your personal identifying information – may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

For more information, please contact BLM Range Management Specialists Mike Peck or Teryl Shryack at 307-347-5100.



The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to manage and conserve the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations under our mandate of multiple-use and sustained yield. In Fiscal Year 2013, the BLM generated $4.7 billion in receipts from public lands.
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Last updated: 02-08-2012