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BHNF Seeking Public Comments on Davis Hazardous Fuels Reduction Project

June 10 @ 11:50 pm - 11:59 pm

Sundance, WY, May 10, 2024 – The Black Hills National Forest is proposing to reduce fire hazard in the Moskee area of the Black Hills in Crook County, WY. High fuel loading in this area poses a risk to surrounding lands and communities.
 

The Forest Service is proposing to treat up to 1,304 acres of ponderosa pine, grasslands and hardwoods. Pine forest varies from dense, mature stands to open-canopy woodlands with an understory of grass or dense regeneration. Detailed maps can be found at https://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=66020.

Or for management projects generally:

The project would be implemented partly via Good Neighbor Authority agreements with the State of Wyoming, as authorized by Title VIII of the 2018 USDA Farm Bill (Public Law 115–334).

 
The Forest Service values public participation. Communications from the public regarding this project, including commenters’ names and contact information, will become part of the public record Comments can be made using the project website at https://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=66020 or through the U.S. Mail: Attn: Davis Project, Bearlodge Ranger District, P.O. Box 680 / 101 S. 21st St. Sundance, WY 82729. The opportunity to comment extends through June 10, 2024. Project status and discussions with collaborators and interested parties are available on the project web page.
 
For questions on the proposed project, please contact Patrick Champa, Bearlodge District Ranger, or Ryan Tallmadge, Bearlodge Ranger District assistant resource planner, at (307) 283-1361, Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., mountain daylight time.
 
For more information on the Black Hills National Forest, visit www.fs.usda.gov/blackhills or for a list of management projects generally down load the SOPA:
 

Details

Date:
June 10
Time:
11:50 pm - 11:59 pm