Sheep Grazing Opportunities

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is accepting sealed bids for three separate 5 year sheep grazing permits to assist with habitat management on several units of the Alamosa, Monte Vista and Baca National Wildlife Refuges.

Selected sheep operators will work under a Cooperative Agriculture Agreement (CCA) as a “Cooperator” with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

For more information please see the Public Notice and News Release.

Detailed information about the Alamosa and Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuges proposed sheep grazing management plan, including maps, can be found in the Alamosa-Monte Vista Grazing AnnouncementInstructions for the bidding process and the bid application for Alamosa and Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuges can be found here.

Detailed information about the Baca National Wildlife Refuge proposed sheep grazing management plan including maps, mandatory onsite briefing and bid application can be found in the Baca Grazing Announcement.

A PDF of Form 3-1383-C can downloaded here.