<![CDATA[ RSS News Feed - BLM Arizona ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/rss/newsreleases/az.html Recent News Releases en-us Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:38:20 -0600 News ASOWEB_AZ@blm.gov (Arizona Info) <![CDATA[ Herman Kast Boat Ramp Temporarily Closed ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/july/kast-ramp.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/july/kast-ramp.html Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:38:20 -0600

Yuma, Ariz. - The Herman Kast boat ramp that enters the old Colorado River channel accessed by Betty's Kitchen Road will be closed for maintenance from Wednesday July 23 - Tuesday July 29, 2014.  Bureau of Land Management (BLM), in partnership with the Bureau of Reclamation, is working to improve the ramp for more efficient access for the recreating public.   ]]> <![CDATA[ Paradise Cove Gets Make-Over ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/july/p-cove.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/july/p-cove.html Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:12:40 -0600

Yuma, Ariz. - Bureau of Land Management (BLM) property near Paradise Cove has been made safer by a fire crew from the Arizona Department of Corrections. Large overgrown trees that once harbored drug deals, transients, and dumping were opened up to create a park-like feel that is safe for everyone.  ]]> <![CDATA[ Arrival of Monsoon Signals Easing of Fire Restrictions in Southeast Arizona ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/july/arrival_of_monsoon.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/july/arrival_of_monsoon.html Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:36:55 -0600 Tucson, Ariz. - Effective Friday, July 11, the Bureau of Land Management Gila District, all districts of the Coronado National Forest, Saguaro National Park, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, Coronado National Memorial, Chiricahua National Monument, Fort Bowie National Historic Site, Tumacácori National Historical Park, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, and the Arizona State Forestry Division will lift all fire restrictions in southeastern Arizona. Due to widespread precipitation across the area, additional rain in the weather forecast, increased relative humidity, and a rise in moisture in live and dead trees, brush, and grass, it has been determined that the likelihood of wildfire has lessened to the degree that the restrictions can be rescinded.  ]]> <![CDATA[ Wildfire Fact Sheet ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/july/wildfire_fact_sheet.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/july/wildfire_fact_sheet.html Thu, 3 Jul 2014 12:05:16 -0600

Summary: Color Country Fire resources are mitigating a fire located on the Arizona Strip near Quail Hill this morning. The lightning caused fire which began July 2, 2014 at 6:15 p.m. is estimated between 100-150 acres. Fire officials are requesting the public’s assistance in keeping the area clear for work to continue by fire mitigation crews. No closures are currently in effect. ]]> <![CDATA[ Fire Restrictions to Expand Across Most of Southwest Utah and Northwest Arizona ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/june/fire_restrictions1.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/june/fire_restrictions1.html Fri, 27 Jun 2014 15:36:09 -0600   ]]> <![CDATA[ Fire Restrictions Announced for Bureau of Land Management in Western Arizona and Southeastern California, Yuma Field Office ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/june/fire_restrictions0.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/june/fire_restrictions0.html Fri, 20 Jun 2014 17:41:30 -0600 YUMA, Ariz. - To protect the public, natural resources, and reduce the risks of wildfires, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Colorado River District, Yuma Field Office, has announced “Stage 2” Fire Restrictions on all BLM public lands administered by the Yuma Field Office. ]]> <![CDATA[ Stage 2 Fire Restrictions Announced for the Bureau of Land Management in Western Arizona for the Lake Havasu Field Office ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/june/stage_2_fire_restrictions0.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/june/stage_2_fire_restrictions0.html Thu, 19 Jun 2014 13:54:43 -0600 Lake Havasu City, AZ - To protect the public, natural resources, and reduce the risks of wildfires, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Lake Havasu Field Office has announced “Stage 2” fire restrictions on public lands in western Arizona administered by the Lake Havasu Field Office. ]]> <![CDATA[ Stage 2 Fire Restrictions Announced for the Bureau of Land Management in Western Arizona for the Kingman Field Office ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/june/stage_2_fire_restrictions.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/june/stage_2_fire_restrictions.html Thu, 19 Jun 2014 13:35:07 -0600 Kingman, AZ - To protect the public, natural resources, and reduce the risks of wildfires, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Kingman Field Office has announced “Stage 2” fire restrictions on public lands in western Arizona administered by the Kingman Field Office. ]]> <![CDATA[ Fire Restrictions to be Implemented in Southwest Utah and Northwest Arizona ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/june/fire_restrictions.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/june/fire_restrictions.html Tue, 17 Jun 2014 16:05:02 -0600 Due to recent dry conditions and high fire danger in southwest Utah and northwest Arizona, Color Country Interagency Fire Managers are implementing Stage 1 fire restrictions beginning Wednesday, June 18th at 12 a.m.   The following describes the restrictions to be implemented by each fire management agency in Color Country. ]]> <![CDATA[ Dry Conditions Trigger Increased Fire Restrictions in Southeastern Arizona ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/june/increased-restricts.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/june/increased-restricts.html Wed, 4 Jun 2014 10:33:17 -0600 Tucson, Ariz. (June 4, 2014) --- Effective Thursday, June 5, the Bureau of Land Management Gila District, all districts of the Coronado National Forest, Saguaro National Park, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, Coronado National Memorial, Chiricahua National Monument, Fort Bowie National Historic Site, Tumacácori National Historical Park, and Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument will increase campfire and smoking restrictions in southeastern Arizona, consistent with Arizona State Forestry Division fire restrictions already in place statewide. ]]>