Tuesday, October 1, 2013

BLM Proposes to Burn Cloud’s Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range

Straight from the Horse's Heart

“Review and Comments Needed”

The  Billings MT office of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has indicated that approximately 6,000 acres in the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range would be selectively burned by the BLM over several years to allegedly lesson the danger of a large fire under a proposed plan outlined in an environmental assessment.
The document is open to public comment through Oct. 24.
Treatments would include varying degrees of pre-treatment, prescribed fire, and post-treatment activities. Prescribed fires would likely occur between June and November depending on conditions.
The public can review the PMWHR Preliminary Prescribed Fire EA at the Billings Field Office website at http://blm.gov/kdld. Comments can be emailed to blm_mt_wildhorse@blm.gov or mailed to the Billings Field Office, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, MT 59101.
Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, be advised that your entire comment – including your personal identifying information – may be made publicly available at any time.
For more information about the EA, call BLM Billings field manager Jim Sparks at (406) 896-5241.

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