WYOMING — The U.S. government has signed a deal to buy 3 million acre acres of land in Wyoming and other parts of the country that would be a new forest.
The deal is expected to be finalized by year’s end, according to a statement from the U.N. Environment Program.
The government expects to begin purchasing land in the coming months and eventually end up with a total of more than 3 million.
The land in question is located in the White Mountain Range, the third-largest in the United States, and is the most remote in the country.
The area was once a part of the Upper Missouri River Valley.
The move comes after President Donald Trump’s administration sought to make the region the first “white man’s back” after Trump said that the U