ST. GEORGE — A competitive auction for six public land parcels, totaling approximately 191 acres in Washington County, will be held on Oct. 29 by the Bureau of Land Management. The parcels are identified for disposal in the St. George Field Office Resource Management Plan (1999) and Record of Plan Maintenance (2007).
Auction proceedings will begin at 1 p.m. at the St. George Field Office of the BLM, 345 East Riverside Drive, St. George, Utah. Opening bids will start at the appraised value for each parcel.
Bidding instructions, parcel maps, appraised values and the environmental assessment analyzing potential impacts are available on the BLM Web page regarding this sale, linked here.
Proceeds generated from this lands sale could assist with future acquisitions of private in holdings within wilderness areas and National Conservation Areas in Washington County.
On its Web page regarding the sale, the BLM states:
The purpose of the sale is to dispose of federal lands which are difficult and uneconomical to manage as part of the public lands, and to generate revenue to purchase, from willing sellers, lands within Wilderness and National Conservation Areas pursuant to Subtitle O of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-11).
- For additional sale-specific information, contact Teresa Burke at 435-688-3326.
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