Public meeting scheduled for Moskee land exchange
November 21, 2019
A date has been set for the public hearing related to the State Board of Land Commissioners’ plans to purchase a chunk of land in the Grand Canyon area of the Moskee in Crook County. The acquisition would see over 4319 acres of private lands return to public ownership and has been in progress now for three years.
The board approved an application for a Forest Legacy Grant in 2016, kick starting the process of gathering data such as appraisals and timber inventories. The acquisition was proposed by the Forestry Division due to the land being within one of the most productive timber areas i...