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Notice of Intent To Amend the Lower Snake River District's Cascade Resource Management Plan and Notice of Exchange Proposal

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Bureau of Land Management, Interior.


Notice of Intent and Notice of Exchange Proposal.


This notice provides for two related proposals, one a proposed plan amendment and the other a proposed land exchange. The proposed plan amendment would involve about 137.73 acres of Federal Land. The proposed land exchange would involve about 341.54 acres of Federal land and 730 acres of land owned by the State of Idaho.


The Bureau of Land Management must receive your comments within 45 days of the date of the publication of this notice in the Federal Register at the address listed below. You may submit comments concerning the plan amendment, proposed exchange, including notification of any liens, encumbrances, or other claims relating to the lands we are considering for exchange.


Please send your written comments to the Bureau of Land Management, Four Rivers Field Office, 3948 Development Avenue, Boise, ID 83705, attention Daryl Albiston.

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For further information, contact Daryl Albiston, Four Rivers Field Manager at (208) 384-3430.

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The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing to amend the Lower Snake River District's Cascade Resource Management Plan (RMP) with respect to the following Federal lands in Ada, Boise, and Valley Counties, Idaho. The plan amendment will consider whether the following lands are suitable for disposal by exchange.

Tract nameLegal descriptionAcres
CarbartonTownship 13 North, Range 4 East, Valley County
Section 7: Lot 3; (NW1/4SW1/417.73
Easley CreekTownship 10 North, Range 4 East, Boise County
Section 29: N1/2NW1/4, SE1/4NW1/4120.00
Total Plan amendment acres137.73

The BLM is also considering a proposal to exchange land under section 206 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (43 U.S.C. 1716) with the Idaho Department of Lands. The BLM is considering all or part of the above described Federal lands (which require a plan amendment) along with all or part of the following Federal land (identified for disposal in an existing plan) for disposal by exchange.

Tract nameLegal descriptionAcres
ScottTownship 24 North, Range 1 East, Idaho County
Section 8: NW1/4NE1/440.00
Section 9: SE1/4SW1/4, SW1/4SE1/480.00
Section 15: SW1/4NW1/440.00
Highway 21Township 2 North, Range 3 East, Ada County
Section 5: Lot 4 (NW1/4NW1/4)43.81

BLM is considering a total of 341.54 acres of Federal lands for exchange.

In exchange, the United States would acquire all or a portion of the following described non-Federal land from the Idaho Department of Lands. Start Printed Page 10061

Tract nameLegal descriptionAcres
Township 3 North, Range 3 East, Ada County
Rocky Canyon EastSection 5: Lots 2, 3, SW1/4NE1/4, S1/2NW1/4 N1/2SE1/4, SW1/4SE1/4319.44
Rocky Canyon WestSection 6: Lots 4, 5, 6, 7, S1/2NE1/4, SE1/4NW1/4, E1/2SW1/4, N1/2SE1/4410.88
Total State Acres730.32

Subject to valid existing rights, BLM segregated the Federal lands identified above from appropriation under the public land laws and mineral laws beginning February 25, 2003.

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Daryl Albiston,

Field Manager, Four Rivers Field Office, Bureau of Land Management.

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[FR Doc. 04-4146 Filed 3-2-04; 8:45 am]