Excellence in Voting                    December 6, 2018

 

 

The Meagher County Commission believes the federal government owns enough land in the county, but will not formally weigh in on a proposal from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and U.S. Forest Service to purchase 4,000 acres and place it under public ownership.

The Holmstrom Sheep Creek Ranch is for sale for $7.5 million and owners the Davis family agreed to explore a possible sale through the foundation to the Forest Service. If the deal proceeds, RMEF would purchase the ranch for eventual sale to the Forest Service, tapping funding from the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

 

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Despite concerns, county won’t formally oppose 4,000-acre federal land purchase in Montana
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