State completes Moskee acquisition
March 26, 2020
The State of Wyoming has completed a transaction to purchase a sizeable chunk of land within the Moskee, near the Grand Canyon area. The acquired land is estimated at around 4349 acres in size, around seven miles east of Sundance.
The now-state owned land is accessible via the Moskee road and varies from steep forested canyons to meadows populated with native grasses and forbs. An estimated 90% is forested and Cold Springs Creek runs through the property.
In 2018, the Office of State Lands and Investment (OSLI) Forestry Division was awarded $6 million via a Forest Legacy Program (FLP) gran...