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Bearlodge isolated parcels hazardous fuels reduction project

The Black Hills National Forest is proposing to reduce fire hazard on isolated National Forest parcels adjacent to the western edge of the Bear Lodge Mountains. High fuel loading on these parcels poses a risk to surrounding lands and communities.

The proposed area consists of ten scattered blocks of land. Detailed maps can be found at

There is no public or Forest Service access to these parcels. For this reason, the project would be implemented primarily via Good Neighbor Authority agreements with the State of Wyoming, as authorized by Title VIII...