BLM offers 6,200 acres of public land for lease in Northwest Kansas and New Mexico

Public land in northwest Kansas and in New Mexico’s Permian Basin region are set to be auctioed by federal land managers early next year.

The Bureau of Land Management announced the proposed leasing of the 27 parcels on 6,282 acres in Cheyenne County, Kansas and Eddy, Lea and Chaves Counties in New Mexico. Cheyenne County, Kansas surrounds the city of St. Francis, Kansas.

The largest sale would involve more than 3,100 ares in Eddy County, New Mexico.

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