BLM Cody Office Looking to Purchase 1,800 Acres on Sheep Mountain

Written by on January 23, 2020

The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on a possible land acquisition.

The BLM Cody Field Office has analyzed the purchase of 1,820 acres of private land on top of Sheep Mountain. They have already received an appropriation for the purchase from the Land and Water Conservation Fund. The acquisition will improve public access for recreation opportunities and protect critical wildlife migration corridors. This purchase of just over 1,800 acres will improve access to the adjacent 17,000 acres of public land. But its also worth noting that this purchase will not result in a net gain of federal ownership within the Cody Field Office area.

To review and comment on the environmental assessment, please visit the project’s ePlanning site or mail your comments directly to the AFM Minerals and Lands Department at the BLM Cody Field Office.

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 personally identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. You can ask to remain anonymous and your information withheld from public review, but the BLM cannot guarantee that it will be able to do so.

To review and comment on the environmental assessment, please visit the project’s ePlanning site at https://go.usa.gov/xdYqs. Comments through ePlanning must be received by February 20, 2020. Comments may also be mailed to AFM Minerals and Lands, BLM Cody Field Office: 1002 Blackburn Street, Cody, WY, 82414


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