Notice of Continuation of Temporary Closure of Castle Rocks State Park and Castle Rocks Inter-Agency Recreation Area near Almo, ID, 36651 [05-12476]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 121 / Friday, June 24, 2005 / Notices direction for conserving wildlife and their habitats, the CCPs identify wildlife-dependent recreational opportunities available to the public, including opportunities for hunting, fishing, wildlife observation and photography, and environmental education and interpretation. We will review and update these CCPs at least every 15 years in accordance with the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966, as amended by the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of 1997, and the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321–4370d). The major focus of the Refuge for the next 15 years will be building a refuge land base, programs, and staff primarily through partnerships and cooperative agreements with landowners and local non-government organizations. The Refuge’s key biological focus will be conserving and enhancing remnant coastal wetlands and island habitats for the benefit of the migratory birds, especially diving waterfowl. A modest visitor services program is proposed on existing Refuge lands. Grassy Island is closed due to safety concerns and Mud and Calf Islands can only be reached using watercraft. However, public programs could expand if a shared visitor center is built adjacent to the Refuge’s Humbug Marsh. on June 1, 2005. This notice will continue the closure for another year, to remain in effect through June 1, 2006. Effective Dates: This extension of closure is effective June 1, 2005, and shall remain effective until June 1, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dennis Thompson, Burley Field Office, 200 South 15 East, Burley, ID 83318. Telephone (208) 677–6641. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The public lands affected by this closure are all lands administered by the BLM within T. 15 S., R. 24 E., Sec. 8, Boise Meridian. This area is known as Castle Rocks State Park and Castle Rocks InterAgency Recreation Area. A closure notice including time periods will be posted near the entry point at the Castle Rocks Ranch House. Dated: December 2, 2004. Charles M. Wooley, Acting Regional Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ft. Snelling, Minnesota. [FR Doc. 05–12501 Filed 6–23–05; 8:45 am] Dated: May 18, 2005. Wendy Reynolds, Burley Field Manager. [FR Doc. 05–12476 Filed 6–23–05; 8:45 am] Authority: This notice is issued under the authority of the 43 CFR 8364.1. Violations of this closure are punishable by a fine not to exceed $1,000 or imprisonment not to exceed 12 months. Persons who are administratively exempt from the closure contained in this notice include: any Federal, State or local officer or employee acting within the scope of their duties, members of any organized rescue or fire-fighting force in the performance of an official duty, and any person holding written authorization from the BLM. BILLING CODE 4310–GG–P BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management 36651 The application will be processed in accordance with the provisions of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended (30 U.S.C. 181, et seq.), and the implementing regulations at 43 CFR part 3400. A decision to allow leasing of the coal reserves in said tract will result in a competitive lease sale to be held at a time and place to be announced through publication pursuant to 43 CFR part 3422. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rebecca Sprugin, Coal Coordinator, at telephone 406–896–5080, Bureau of Land Management, Montana State Office, 5001 Southgate Drive, P.O. Box 36800, Billings, Montana 59107–6800. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Decker Coal Company is the operator of the West Decker Mine. The entire area included within this lease application lies within the West Decker Mine SMP87001C permit area. The area applied for would be mined as an extension of the West Decker Mine and would utilize the same methods as those currently being used. The lease being applied for can extend the life of the mine by about 1 year and enable recovery of coal that might never be mined if not mined as a logical extension of current pits. Notice of Availability: The application is available for review between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the Bureau of Land Management, Montana State Office, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, Montana 59101, and at the Bureau of Land Management, Miles City Field Office, 111 Garryowen Road, Miles City, Montana, 59301–0940, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. March 30, 2005. Randy D. Heuscher, Chief, Branch of Solid Minerals. [FR Doc. 05–12474 Filed 6–23–05; 8:45 am] Bureau of Land Management [MT–921–05–1320–EL–P; MTM 94393] [ID–220–1220–MA] Notice of Coal Lease Application— MTM 94393—Decker Coal Company BILLING CODE 4310–88–M Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Notice of Continuation of Temporary Closure of Castle Rocks State Park and Castle Rocks Inter-Agency Recreation Area near Almo, ID Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management announces the continuation of temporary closure of certain public lands in Cassia County. This closure prohibits bolting and placement of fixed anchors to rocks, and overnight camping. This is to allow further time for analysis of a fixed anchor management plan. DATES: A temporary closure in this area is now in place, currently set to expire VerDate jul<14>2003 19:06 Jun 23, 2005 Jkt 205001 AGENCY: Notice of Decker Coal Company’s Coal Lease Application MTM 94393 for certain coal resources within the Powder River Coal Region. 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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 121 (Friday, June 24, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Page 36651]
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[FR Doc No: 05-12476]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[ID-220-1220-MA]


Notice of Continuation of Temporary Closure of Castle Rocks State 
Park and Castle Rocks Inter-Agency Recreation Area near Almo, ID

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management announces the continuation of 
temporary closure of certain public lands in Cassia County. This 
closure prohibits bolting and placement of fixed anchors to rocks, and 
overnight camping. This is to allow further time for analysis of a 
fixed anchor management plan.

DATES: A temporary closure in this area is now in place, currently set 
to expire on June 1, 2005. This notice will continue the closure for 
another year, to remain in effect through June 1, 2006.
    Effective Dates: This extension of closure is effective June 1, 
2005, and shall remain effective until June 1, 2006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dennis Thompson, Burley Field Office, 
200 South 15 East, Burley, ID 83318. Telephone (208) 677-6641.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The public lands affected by this closure 
are all lands administered by the BLM within T. 15 S., R. 24 E., Sec. 
8, Boise Meridian. This area is known as Castle Rocks State Park and 
Castle Rocks Inter-Agency Recreation Area. A closure notice including 
time periods will be posted near the entry point at the Castle Rocks 
Ranch House.

    Authority: This notice is issued under the authority of the 43 
CFR 8364.1. Violations of this closure are punishable by a fine not 
to exceed $1,000 or imprisonment not to exceed 12 months.

    Persons who are administratively exempt from the closure contained 
in this notice include: any Federal, State or local officer or employee 
acting within the scope of their duties, members of any organized 
rescue or fire-fighting force in the performance of an official duty, 
and any person holding written authorization from the BLM.

    Dated: May 18, 2005.
Wendy Reynolds,
Burley Field Manager.
[FR Doc. 05-12476 Filed 6-23-05; 8:45 am]
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