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Release Date: 11/29/12
Contacts: Contact: Mark Jacobsen    
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BLM, BOR set public meeting on local land transfer Dec. 13

DICKINSON, N.D. ---- A public meeting has been scheduled to gather input on a potential transfer of Bureau of Reclamation lands to the Bureau of Land Management for the purpose of government housing construction, Dec. 13 in Dickinson.

The meeting is open to the public and will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the BLM North Dakota Field Office main conference room located at 99 23rd Avenue West.

The project purpose is to transfer approximately 10 acres of BOR Dickinson Reservoir project lands within Tract 37 to the BLM in order to construct long-term government housing. The project is scheduled for completion by June of 2013.

At this meeting, the Bureau of Land Management will provide information on the proposed action, discuss alternatives and seek input from the public on identifying issues and concerns about the proposal.

Questions may be directed to Mark Jacobsen, BLM Public Affairs Specialist at 406-233-2831 or Patience Hurley, BOR Public Outreach Specialist at 701-221-1204.

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 sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. In Fiscal Year 2015, the BLM generated $4.1 billion in receipts from activities occurring on public lands.

  NORTH DAKOTA FIELD OFFICE 99 23rd Avenue West, Suite A, Dickinson, ND 58601  

Last updated: 11-29-2012