Reclaim Our Arizona Monuments

BLM Arizona is in the third year of Operation ROAM (Reclaim Our Arizona Monuments), which is part of a strategic plan to combat illegal activities related to the border.  Operation ROAM activities are generally on the Ironwood Forest and the Sonoran Desert National Monuments.  The activities involve a beefed-up law enforcement presence and repair and mitigation of resource damages.

Here are the cumulative reports for Operation ROAM and related activities for the Federal fiscal year that began Oct. 1, 2012.

Reports: Oct. 1 to
 Dec. 8, 2012
Ironwood
Sonoran
 Desert
Abandoned vehicles
2
3
Border Patrol assists –
narcotics/undocumented
immigrants
16
16
Other law enforcement
assists
17
22
Camps/layup sites
6
11
Listening/ observation
 posts
3
6
Narcotics seizures (pounds)
5 (530)
5 (5,134)
Trash sites needing cleanup
2
9
 
 
 
Cleanup/Mitigation
 
 
Trash in pounds (No. of bags)
0
3,860 (88)
Bicycles
0
4
Smuggling roads rehabbed
In feet
0
0
Foot trails rehabbed in feet
0
0

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