BLM Invites Comment on Muddy Mountain Management Plan
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management wants the public to review and comment on the Draft Muddy Mountain Coordinated Activity Management Plan, according to a news release.
The plan proposes actions related to recreation, forestry and hydrology on the mountain, which is located about 13 air miles south of Casper.
The plan area contains about 38,193 acres, and ownership is a mix of federal, state and private lands. The plan only proposes actions associated with the 9,072 acres of BLM-managed lands.
The BLM will host an open house for people to ask questions and make comments about the plan at the Casper Field Office at 5 p.m. April 7.
Public insight and comments are valuable to the completion of this document.
People may contact the BLM at this website, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, by fax at (307) 261-7587, or by mailing the Casper Field Office at 2987 Prospector Drive, Casper, WY 82604. All comments must be received by April 22, 2017 to be considered.
The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any federal agency. The National System of Public Lands is mostly located in 12 western states including Alaska. The Bureau also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation.
The BLM's has the mission 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.