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Reclaiming Public Lands: Bureau of Reclamation To Turn Southern Valley Canals Over To Local Control

For the second time in September, Cache County is expected to acquire land from federal agencies as part of efforts to gain local control of public lands.

The Wellsville-Mendon Conservation District will take ownership of the Wellsville and Hyrum-Mendon Canals from the federal Bureau of Reclamation after a 90-day congressional period that started with the Bureau’s public announcement of its intent to transfer the title on Wednesday. Read the rest of the story on HJnews.com.

 

This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.