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Agency:    Department of the Interior
Bureau:    Bureau of Land Management
Account:    Land acquisition (14-5033)
Certifying Official:    Senior Analyst for Budget Execution
Contact Information:    http://WWW.DOI.GOV   202-208-6416
Blackfoot Challenge

1 recipient will receive $4,931,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Description: The Blackfoot Challenge, comprised of local landowners, federal and state land managers, local government officials and corporate landowners, has been working in the Blackfoot Valley for 10 years to coordinate conservation efforts in the watershed. This project is the phased acquisition of 24,100 acres of land held by the Nature Conservancy. This land protects exceptional biological diversity, wildlife habitat and rural character from the impacts of rural residential subdivision.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
USDI, BLM, MT (182005314) $4,931 0001 - Land acquisition Federal
5001 Southgate Drive
Billings, MT
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: S. Rept. 108-341; HR 108-792
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: S. Rept. 108-341 -- The Committee recommends an appropriation of $22,850,000 for land acquisition, a decrease of $1,150,000 below the budget estimate. The following table shows the Committee's recommendations:... HR 108-792 -- The conference agreement provides $11,350,000...The managers agree to following distribution of funds: Blackfoot River Watershed (MT) $5,000,000 ...

Citation Comment: Amount was reduced by congressional across-the-board rescissions.

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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