Gov. Gianforte Urges BLM to Engage Montanans on American Prairie Reserve
July 14, 2021
Governor urges BLM officials to provide ample opportunity for public comment, face-to-face public hearings
HELENA, Mont. – Governor Greg Gianforte today urged the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to provide Montanans with sufficient opportunity for in-person, public comment on the BLM’s Environmental Assessment of the American Prairie Reserve’s bison grazing proposal.
Despite the impact of the BLM’s proposal on Montanans, the BLM announced it would hold one, remotely conducted public hearing on the proposal. Further, the BLM’s announced public comment period coincides with haying a...