Status of Challis Allotments

Approximately 88% of the HMA is subject to permitted grazing, according to Section 3.8 of the Final EA for resource enforcement actions therein.

The Allotment Master report in RAS supplies public and private acres, management status and active AUMs for the six allotments listed in the EA.  Table 2 in Appendix G provides the available forage from the 2017 grazing season.

Challis Allotment Data 11-11-21

Although half of the allotments are in the Maintain category, 86.9% of the public acres are in the Improve category.

Forage available to livestock declined 12% over the four-year period.  The smaller allotments had larger changes while the larger allotments had smaller changes.

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