BLM kills Bullwhacker land swap
August 19, 2014
The federal agency that was looking at a potential land swap to open access to the Bullwhacker area in southern Blaine County said that swap is off the table.
Bureau of Land Management announced in a press release Monday that it was no longer considering the swap proposed by brothers Dan and Farris Wilks, wealthy Texas businessmen with large amounts of land in central and north-central Montana.
"The Bureau's preliminary assessment of a (variety) of land exchange options found no viable option that would garner substantial public support or be in the best interest of the American people wh...