<![CDATA[ RSS News Feed - BLM Arizona ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/rss/newsreleases/az.html Recent News Releases en-us Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:34:39 -0700 News ASOWEB_AZ@blm.gov (Arizona Info) <![CDATA[ Brown Bag Lecture Series to Resume January 2015 ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/december/strip-jan-bb.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/december/strip-jan-bb.html Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:34:39 -0700

St. George, Utah—Every Friday of the month, the Dixie Arizona Strip Interpretive Association, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, and Forest Service host the popular Brown Bag Lecture series. The lectures provide unique opportunities for members of the public to learn more about the area’s natural resources and public lands. Speakers include geologists, range specialists, biologists, archaeologists, rangers and other specialists who delve more deeply into subjects tied to the Arizona Strip and surrounding public lands. The lectures bring the resources and public lands issues to the community’s doorstep, benefiting those who want to learn more before venturing out or wish to enjoy an armchair tour of some of the region’s remote and rugged landscapes. ]]> <![CDATA[ Grand Canyon Trust to be awarded Public Lands Foundation Landscape Stewardship Award for their good works in Vermilion Cliffs National Monument ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/december/gcTrust-award.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/december/gcTrust-award.html Mon, 8 Dec 2014 08:38:06 -0700

St. George, Utah — On December 9, 2014, representatives from Grand Canyon Trust will be recognized for a number of projects and service work with the Public Lands Foundation Landscape Stewardship Award.  Vermilion Cliffs National Monument Manager Kevin Wright nominated Grand Canyon Trust for the award for their “tireless work in the areas of Vermilion Cliffs National Monument and House Rock Valley,” Wright’s nomination stated.  ]]> <![CDATA[ Las Cienegas National Conservation Area Remains Open to Public during Road Repairs ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/december/LCNCA-closures.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/december/LCNCA-closures.html Tue, 2 Dec 2014 12:13:06 -0700

TUCSON, Ariz. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will be rehabilitating, resurfacing and restoring 11 miles of roads in the Las Cienegas National Conservation Area (NCA) southeast of Tucson. Travel in the NCA may be affected from December 1, 2014, to March 15, 2015. ]]> <![CDATA[ Lake Havasu Management Partnership Memorandum of Understanding ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/november/lhfo-mou.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/november/lhfo-mou.html Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:27:06 -0700

Lake Havasu City, Ariz. – A signing ceremony for the Lake Havasu Management Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is scheduled for Thursday, November 20, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Lake Havasu State Park. ]]> <![CDATA[ Public Open-House Meeting Scheduled for the Uinkaret Mountains Landscape Restoration Project Environmental Impact Statement ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/november/uinkaret3.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/november/uinkaret3.html Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:45:20 -0700

St. George, Utah - Based on public input, a public scoping meeting for the Uinkaret Mountains Landscape Restoration Project Environmental Impact Statement has been scheduled to take place on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Flagstaff, Arizona at the Embassy Suites Conference Room at 706 South Milton Road in downtown Flagstaff, Arizona. ]]> <![CDATA[ Public Open-House Meeting for the Uinkaret Mountains Landscape Restoration Project Environmental Impact Statement Changed ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/november/mtg-change.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/november/mtg-change.html Fri, 7 Nov 2014 08:57:07 -0700

St. George, Utah - Based on public input, the public scoping meeting for the Uinkaret Mountains Landscape Restoration Project Environmental Impact Statement previously scheduled to take place on Wednesday, November 13, 2014 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Mesquite City Hall in Mesquite, NV has been canceled. Instead, a second meeting will take place in Flagstaff, Arizona and will be publicly announced by the BLM no later than 15 days prior to the meeting. ]]> <![CDATA[ Upcoming Fee-Free Day on BLM-Managed Land in Arizona ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/november/fee-free2.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/november/fee-free2.html Thu, 6 Nov 2014 15:11:45 -0700

PHOENIX – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), in conjunction with other agencies within the Department of the Interior, will waive recreation-related day-use fees for visitors to the National System of Public Lands for Veterans Day, November 11.  ]]> <![CDATA[ BLM Announces "Fee-Free" Day at Recreation Sites ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/november/fee-free.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/november/fee-free.html Wed, 5 Nov 2014 10:21:15 -0700

Lake Havasu City, Ariz. – To celebrate Veterans Day, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Colorado River District will be waiving entrance fees to local recreation sites. The fee-free designation applies to Veterans Day, November 11, 2014. ]]> <![CDATA[ BLM Announces Public Comment Period Extension and Additional Public Meeting for the Bagdad Mine Stockpile Extension Project ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/november/extend-bagdad.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/november/extend-bagdad.html Wed, 5 Nov 2014 10:09:25 -0700

Kingman, Ariz. - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced today an extension of the comment period for the public scoping process for the proposed Bagdad Mine Stockpile Extension Project. The BLM Kingman Field Office is preparing a National Environmental Policy Act analysis of proposals from Freeport-McMoRan Bagdad Inc. (FMBI) and Arizona Public Service (APS).  FMBI has submitted a modification to their existing Mine Plan of Operations (MPO) at the Bagdad Mine to extend the existing consolidated leach and waste rock stockpile south of the mine and to consider the installation of future distributed facilities south of the stockpile. APS has submitted a proposed amendment to an existing right-of-way for the construction of access roads to maintain a 115-kilovolt power line within the same geographic area of the MPO modification. ]]> <![CDATA[ BLM Announces Public Open-House Meetings for the Uinkaret Mountains Landscape Restoration Project Environmental Impact Statement ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/october/uinkaret-meetings.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/october/uinkaret-meetings.html Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:33:26 -0600

St. George, Utah - You are invited to attend a public open-house meeting to learn about and submit public scoping comments on the Uinkaret Mountains Landscape Restoration Project Environmental Impact Statement.  The Bureau of Land Management Arizona Strip Field Office and Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument are proposing the Uinkaret Mountains Landscape Restoration Project and are studying management methods which may include manual, mechanical and chemical treatments, management of wildfires, use of prescribed fires, and seeding treatments, depending on the specific resource management goals and desired outcomes.  ]]>