BLM completes Upper Belmont acquisition adding 1,120 acres

MISSOULA – The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) acquisition of 1,120 acres in the Lower Blackfoot River drainage secures permanent public access to the land. Using $868,000 from the Land and Water Conservation Fund, the transaction finalizes a series of recent acquisitions which help stitch together what had been a patchwork of interspersed public and private land.

“Expanding access to our public lands is an upmost priority of the Trump Administration and the Bureau of Land Management,” said BLM Deputy Director for Policy and Programs William Perry Pendley. “In addition to increased recreatio...


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