The Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office is seeking input as it prepares a vegetation management plan for the Green Mountain area, southeast of Jeffrey City. The plan will support the BLM priority of shared conservation stewardship for the benefit of current and future generations.
The landscape-level project, which also includes portions of Crooks and Whiskey mountains, is an effort to enhance wildlife habitat conditions, improve forest and rangeland health, and reduce fuel hazards. If implemented, work will begin in 2021 and continue for several years, in coordination with state and other federal agencies, as well as private landowners in the area.
“There is a lot of work we can do in the Green Mountain area to ensure it is a healthy landscape well into the future,” said BLM Fuels Specialist Tim Kramer. “We anticipate that by using a full suite of vegetation management tools, including mechanical treatments, prescribed fire and herbicide applications for weeds, we can benefit and protect all resource values for the area. Looking at the entire area in one document just makes sense.”
Though input related to this proposed project is welcome at any time, comments received by March 26, 2020, will help ensure a well-informed environmental assessment. Comments may be submitted to the project’s ePlanning site at https://go.usa.gov/xdkR7.
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 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 about the proposed project, please contact Tim Kramer at 307-332-8400 or [email protected].