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Bureau of Land Management proposals threaten rural Montana
United Property Owners of Montana, ^ | August 01, 2013 | TOBY DAHL

Posted on 08/03/2013 6:56:06 PM PDT by george76

The Bureau of Land Management is currently considering several Resource Management Plan proposals in Montana, with one major objective ostensibly aimed at conserving sage grouse habitat to bolster population growth. However, one look at the management plans clearly shows that the stated intentions are very different from what the plans would actually accomplish. In reality, these RMPs are one of the biggest threats to private property rights and natural resource development that our state has seen in years.

The RMPs would effectively shut down BLM-managed land, as well as some privately held land, to development by eliminating grazing permits, restricting surface occupancy, as well as the use and development of roads and rail lines.

BLM has conducted a preliminary environmental impact statement in order to analyze what new conservation measures should be undertaken in the management plans where they believe sage-grouse is most in need of conservation. The BLM EIS is rife with vague and ambiguous language, resulting in inaccurate conclusions. For instance, the BLM’s economic modeling leads them to the conclusion that the proposed rules would have no impact on “very small towns dependent on agriculture.” There’s simply no credible way to believe that imposing such a dramatic change of use across hundreds of thousands of acres of land could have no impact on local economies.

The EIS completely ignores the negative effects on property rights and local economies

(Excerpt) Read more at missoulian.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; US: Montana
KEYWORDS: agenda21; blm; montana; privateproperty; propertyrights; sagegrouse; un21; unitednations

1 posted on 08/03/2013 6:56:07 PM PDT by george76
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To: george76

sage grouse,, yummy.. tastes just like spotted owl... uhh chicken..


2 posted on 08/03/2013 6:57:06 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi --)
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To: george76

Sorry, my copy of the Constitution doesn’t allow for a BLM with these kinds of powers.


3 posted on 08/03/2013 7:00:04 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: LucyT

Big Sky ping.


4 posted on 08/03/2013 7:02:03 PM PDT by Rushmore Rocks
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To: Dead Corpse

They got ya by the RMP.. we’re skrewed.


5 posted on 08/03/2013 7:02:28 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi --)
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To: george76

The State of Montana has an NSA like inventory of all property characteristics and is more than willing to RULE.


6 posted on 08/03/2013 7:06:20 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: george76

It is a concerted effort by all government agencies to eliminate all property rights.


7 posted on 08/03/2013 7:06:27 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (If global warming exists I hope it is strong enough to reverse the Big Government snowball)
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To: NormsRevenge

Getting close to “if you can’t ignore them, shoot them” time.

Be safe.


8 posted on 08/03/2013 7:06:42 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: SJackson

Ping


9 posted on 08/03/2013 7:09:05 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: george76

LEAVE US THE HELL ALONE!!


10 posted on 08/03/2013 7:10:28 PM PDT by Duckdog (If it wasn't for NASCAR my TV would have gone out the window years ago!)
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To: george76

What does a sage grouse do and why do we need more of them?


11 posted on 08/03/2013 7:24:05 PM PDT by PistolPaknMama
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To: george76

The sage grouse is making a comeback in Detroit. Thousands of the birds have taken to living in abandoned houses. The Detroit Divas can be seen with a sage grouse peeking out of their purses. The hep cats in Detroit can be spotted on the boulevards with a sage grouse sticking its head out the passenger window. Tres chic!


12 posted on 08/03/2013 7:24:12 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: NormsRevenge; george76

I have eaten a lot of sage chickens. I used to live out by The Craters of the Moon . We started seeing a decline in the bird numbers in the 90’s. Nothing had changed as far as more cattle on BLM rangeland or more people out there running around. There was no big increase in the number of hunters. Maybe varmints increased. Maybe pollution was a factor, but at the time they did a study that said the air out there was some of the cleanest in the country.

I think it is merely their time to go. Adapt or die.

So all this about saving the sage grouse is a lie. Another big fat lie.

The BLM, the EPA, in fact most of the big government agencies need to go extinct too.

There is a drive on to take federal lands in western states and put them under state control. That needs to happen.


13 posted on 08/03/2013 7:31:12 PM PDT by bigheadfred (INFIDEL)
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To: PistolPaknMama

They are very tasty. Especially the young ones.


14 posted on 08/03/2013 7:32:16 PM PDT by bigheadfred (INFIDEL)
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To: george76

Sage grouse are coyote food. Make coyotes no limit vermin as we have in Idaho.


15 posted on 08/03/2013 7:38:22 PM PDT by Myrddin
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin
It is a concerted effort by all government agencies to eliminate all property rights.

I believe that's the first half of the mission; the remainder is to deliver prodigious large quantities of property and natural resources to the oligarchy that's replaced the federal government in all but name and flag.

What we've been calling "crony capitalism" is a white collar version of looting.

16 posted on 08/03/2013 7:38:35 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: Rushmore Rocks

Wonder what Ted Turner, Tom Brokaw, and David Letterman will have to say about this turn of events. They’re big land owners in Montana.


17 posted on 08/03/2013 7:39:10 PM PDT by LucyT (What happens in Vegas stays in the Utah data center.)
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To: george76

conserving sage grouse habitat....

BULL!

There is NO threat to the “sage grouse” in MT!

When they steal Ted Turner’s ranch, we’ll know they really care....


18 posted on 08/03/2013 7:53:02 PM PDT by G Larry (Let his days be few; and let another take his office. Psalms 109:8)
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin
It is a concerted effort by all government agencies to eliminate all property rights.

Exactly. We just got what is probably a temporary halt to a watershed management plan called the While River Blueways - it is nothing more than an attempted takeover of land by the federal government.

19 posted on 08/03/2013 8:03:57 PM PDT by Ben Hecks
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin

It’s part of Agenda 21.


20 posted on 08/03/2013 8:06:06 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: Ben Hecks

Here in California the state and local agencies are in on it too. I just read about a pot grower getting busted. All the environmental agencies are swooping in on the bust. I’m not defending the dope grower but they will use these charges against all property owners in the future.

” Alleged growers may face over 65 additional charges; over 50 environmental violations found in 1,900-plant bust”
http://m.times-standard.com/timesstandard/db_10662/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=dyfSVm2I&detailindex=0&pn=0&ps=2&full=true#display


21 posted on 08/03/2013 8:26:48 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (If global warming exists I hope it is strong enough to reverse the Big Government snowball)
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To: NormsRevenge

LOL!


22 posted on 08/03/2013 9:03:02 PM PDT by tbw2
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To: Ben Hecks

Get a contract with one of the big chicken companies to start cranking out sage grouse.


23 posted on 08/03/2013 9:28:18 PM PDT by Cold Heart
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To: bigheadfred

We used to have a lot of pheasants.. then road salts started to kill them off,, so they had us use studded t’ars instead to help save the birds,, so the studs ripped the roads up something fierce.. but Hey.. who’s gonna worry about the chips of the chewed up road getting into the birds,, so .. ya never know .. management has a flaw built in.. man. ;-]


24 posted on 08/04/2013 9:50:35 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi --)
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