Analysis of the Management Situation
Lower Sonoran & Sonoran Desert
National Monument Planning

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Complete Analysis of the Management Situation (AMS) (69M)

Front Matter (Abstract, TOC, List of Tables, List of Figures, List of Maps, Summary)

Chapter 1 – Introduction

Chapter 2 – Current Management Direction (10M)

Chapter 3 – Area Profile (23M)

Chapter 4 – Management Adequacy and Opportunities

Chapter 5 – Consistency/Coordination with Other Plans

Chapter 6 – Specific Mandates and Authority

Chapters 7, 8, and 9 - Summary of Scoping Report, Glossary, and List of Preparers

Chapter 10 - References

Appendix A – Existing Conditions

Appendix B – Special Status Species 

Appendix C - Minerals

Chapter 2 Maps

  • Map 2-1 Planning Areas and Plans Applicable to Current Management
  • Map 2-2 Special Management Designations and Known Recreation
  • Map 2-3 Visual Resource Management  
  • Map 2-4 Arizona Game and Fish Department Game Management Units
  • Map 2-5 Designated Utility Corridors and Communications Site

Chapter 3 Maps

  • Map 3-1 Surface Management
  • Map 3-2 Air Quality Regions
  • Map 3-3 Non-attainment Areas
  • Map 3-4 Air Quality Monitoring Locations
  • Map 3-5 Ground Water Management Act Active Management Areas
  • Map 3-6 Surface Water Subbasins
  • Map 3-7 Vegetation
  • Map 3-8 Ecological Condition
  • Map 3-9 Wildlife
  • Map 3-10 Critical Habitat
  • Map 3-11 Cultural Landscape Units
  • Map 3-12 Scenic Quality
  • Map 3-13 VRl Classes
  • Map 3-14 Federal Mineral Estate
  • Map 3-15 Geology
  • Map 3-16 Oil and Gas Potential
  • Map 3-17 Geothermal Resources Potential
  • Map 3-18 Sodium Potential
  • Map 3-19 Average Daily Solar Radiation per Month -Annual for Flat Plate Collector
  • Map 3-20 Average Daily Solar Radiation per Month -Annual for Solar Concentrator
  • Map 3-21 Arizona -50m Wind Power
  • Map 3-22 Mineral Districts
  • Map 3-23 Mineral Districts and Locatable Minerals Potential
  • Map 3-24 Market Driven Salable Mineral Resources Potential
  • Map 3-25 Grazing Allotments and Herd Management Area
  • Map 3-26 Rapid Site Inventory Recreation Impact Ratings
  • Map 3-27 Transportation and Access
  • Map 3-28 Route Inventory Units
  • Map 3-29 Route Inventory SDNM and Vicinity  
  • Map 3-30 Route Inventory Ajo Block
  • Map 3-31 Route Inventory Gila Bend Mountains and Vicinity 
  • Map 3-32 Military Training Routes and Military Land Use Features
  • Map 3-33 Current Arterial Network, Draft Regional Transportation Plan, Maricopa Association of Governments
  • Map 3-34 Future Arterial Network, Draft Regional Transportation Plan, Maricopa Association of Governments
  • Map 3-35 Socioeconomic Study Area

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