2013 News Releases

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2013
December
Draft Environmental Assessment for Misery Loves Company Mine Plan of Operations and Occupancy Request
Birds and Birders Flock to Willcox in January
BLM to Host Two San Pedro Plan Meetings
November
BLM Announces Appointments to Council to Help Advise Agency on Balanced Management of Nation's Public Lands
BLM Arizona Strip Field Office Announces Public Meeting and Review for Travel Management Plan/EA for the Littlefield Sub-region
Imperial Hills Travel Management Plan Meeting
Free Programs Offer Interpretive Information on Forests, Music, Scenic Byways Birding and Invasive Species
Army Corps of Engineers to Remove Unexploded Ordnance within the BLM San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area
La Posa Travel Management Plan Preliminary Environmental Assessment Available
BLM Announces "Fee-Free" Weekend at Recreation Sites
October
Solstice and Equinox Featured in Brown Bag Lecture Series Continues
Maricopa Solar Park Meetings Rescheduled
Limited Brown Bag Lecture Series Begins Friday October 18 2013 With the Spectrum's Own Outdoor/Travel Writer Brian Passey
Phoenix Area Public Lands & Facilities Reopen and Events Resuming
Most Activities on BLM-Arizona Managed lands to be Suspended due to Federal Government Shutdown
September
BLM Gila District Announces Fall Activities and Events
Celebrate the 20th Annual National Public Lands Day by Volunteering
AZ OHV Ambassadors Offer "Show Me Rides" on Public Lands
Grazing Subcommittee Application Process Extended
COMMENTS FROM PUBLIC SOUGHT ON PROPOSED SOLAR ENERGY PROJECT
BLM, AGFD, and BOR Clean Up Recreation Areas
BLM Kingman to Host National Public Lands Day Event
National Public Lands Day Celebration in Lake Havasu City
BLM Announces "Fee-Free" Day at Recreation Sites
Public release of California Condors will be held Saturday, Sept. 28, at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument
America's Wild Horses and Burros Offered for Adoption in Kingman
BLM Releases Final Environmental Assessment for Havasu Travel Management Plan
BLM Arizona Extends Comment Period for Proposed Parkway from Goodyear to Mobile, Arizona Comments Due: September 20, 2013
August
Fire Restrictions Lifted for BLM Colorado River District
New Manager Selected for BLM Tucson Field Office
BLM Hosts Final San Pedro Educational Forum on August 24
BLM San Pedro Plan Workshops Continue
Public Review Period for Travel Management on Arizona Strip BLM
BLM Office in Sierra Vista is Moving
Visitor safety to Paria Canyon Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness is BLM's number one priority
Wild Horses and Burros Coming to Show Low
July
Fire Restrictions to be lifted in Color Country
Fire Restrictions Lifted for BLM Kingman Field Office
BLM public meetings to address travel management on the Arizona Strip
BLM Arizona Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Parkway from Goodyear to Mobile, Arizona
BLM Completes Study on Proposed Electrical Transmission Line in Northern Maricopa County
Arrival of Monsoon Signals Easing of Fire Restrictions in Southeast Arizona
BLM Showcases Upcoming Activities and Events
BLM Phoenix District Lifts Fire Restrictions
Proposed Public Land Sale Would Benefit Local Fire District
June
Fourth of July Holiday Outdoor Safety
Fire Restrictions Announced for BLM Kingman Public Lands
Dry Conditions Trigger Increased Fire Restrictions in Southeastern Arizona
Fire Restrictions to be Implemented in Southwest Utah and Northwest Arizona
BLM Employees Presented With Beacon Award by American Recreation Coalition
Acid Spill Results in Temporary Road Closure near Superior
150 + Volunteers Armed with GPS to Map Flow of San Pedro River
Parashant National Monument Plans Twin Springs Prescribed Burning Operation
May
BLM Schedules More Public Engagement Strategy Meetings for San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area Resource Management Plan
BLM Extends Comment Period for Andrada Quarry Expansion
Winter results for Arizona-Utah Condor program: preventable deaths remain focus of recovery effort
Dry Conditions Trigger Fire Restrictions in Southeast Arizona
BLM Implements Fire Restrictions for Phoenix Area Public Lands
Fire Restrictions Announced for Bureau of Land Management in Western Arizona
BLM issues a Final Environmental Impact Statement for a Wind Farm in Northwestern Arizona
Community Meeting Scheduled for May 23 Prior to Prescribed Burn at Aravaipa Canyon
Mining Operations Continue Under Approved Mine Plans on the Arizona Strip
Author & BLM Specialist Share Regional History of Civil Conservation Corps
Prescribed Burn Planned for South Rim of Aravaipa Canyon
April
San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area Reaffirmed as a Globally Important Bird Area
BLM Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meets May 1 in Phoenix
Wild Horses and Burros Coming to Sonoita
Volunteers Needed for Earth Day Tree Planting
America's Wild Horses and Burros Offered for Adoption in Kingman
Archaeological Site Damaged
BLM Arizona Names New Manager for the Gila District
Prescribed Burn Improves Antelope Habitat Near Cordes Junction
March
2013 Season Brown Bag Lecture Series Concludes in April
Next BLM Brown Bag Lunch Talk Set for March 29
New National Historic Landmark to be Dedicated
America's Wild Horses and Burros Offered for Adoption in Kingman
Archaeology Month Presentations
BLM Issues the Rapid Ecoregional Assessment for the Sonoran Desert
BLM Gila District Offers Six Arizona Archaeology Month Events
February
2013 ARIZONA ARCHAEOLOGY AND HERITAGE AWARENESS MONTH CELEBRATION
March 2013 Brown Bag Schedule
BLM Releases Updated Resource Management Plan for Ironwood Forest National Monument near Tucson
BLM Gila District Offers Six Arizona Archaeology Month Events
Plans for Solar Energy Project to be Unveiled to Public
Prescribed Burn Improves Antelope Habitat Near Cordes Junction
January
BLM Seeks Nominations to Resource Advisory Council
Havasu Travel Management Planning Update Public Open House Scheduled
BLM Using Fire to Reduce Hazardous Fuels
Prescribed Burn Planned
February 2013 Brown Bag Schedule
2013 Season Noontime Brown Bag Lecture Series
Parker Race Temporary Public Land Closure Scheduled
Prescribed Burn at Mittry Lake Wildlife Area
Prescribed Burn at Sandy Cove Area
BLM to Conduct Prescribed Burn in the Dos Cabezas Mountains
Prescribed Burn along the Gila River
Fee-Free Days for BLM-Managed Lands in Arizona Set for 2013
BLM Announces "Fee-Free" Day at Recreation Sites
Birders Celebrate Profusion of Color at Tenth Annual Winter Bird Festival in St. George, Utah
Parker Races Temporary Public Land Closures Scheduled
Southline Transmission Line Update

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