<![CDATA[ RSS News Feed - BLM Arizona ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/rss/newsreleases/az.html Recent News Releases en-us Fri, 22 May 2015 09:44:34 -0600 News ASOWEB_AZ@blm.gov (Arizona Info) <![CDATA[ BLM to Conduct Prescribed Burn on South Rim of Aravaipa Canyon May 13 ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/may/rx-sfo.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/may/rx-sfo.html Fri, 22 May 2015 09:44:34 -0600 SAFFORD, Ariz. - The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Safford Field Office and Gila District Fire Management Office will conduct a one-day prescribed burn on the south rim of Aravaipa Canyon on May 13. The Grover Burn will cover approximately 2,430 acres of BLM land near Klondyke, south of Aravaipa Canyon and east of Turkey Creek, pending appropriate weather conditions.

Visitors with valid permits for the Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness Area east trailhead will be provided access. Some area roads will be temporarily closed to other users to allow for fire operations. ]]> <![CDATA[ Last Day to Apply to Student Outdoor Recreation and Natural Resources Camp Nearing ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/may/asdo-camp.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/may/asdo-camp.html Mon, 4 May 2015 11:00:32 -0600

St. George, Utah— From May 26-30, 2015, students throughout southern Utah enrolled in grades 10-12 will have a unique opportunity of participating in a variety of recreational outdoor activities and studying a number of natural resource sciences with a host of experts and professionals. The Color Country Natural Resources camp, located on Dixie National Forest near Panguitch Lake, is designed to introduce young adults, grades 10-12, to careers in natural resources.  ]]> <![CDATA[ Pile Burns Planned Near Mount Trumbull ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/april/pile_burns_planned.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/april/pile_burns_planned.html Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:28:33 -0600  

St. George, Utah — Fire managers for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Arizona Strip District are planning to burn piles resulting from road thinning work. The prescribed burn is located 65 miles south of St. George, Utah near Mt. Trumbull on the Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument. The burns are planned to begin around the end of April and last through mid-May 2015 if weather and fuel conditions allow.  The burns are intended to decrease future wildfire risk and protect cultural and natural resources. ]]> <![CDATA[ BLM Invites Public to San Pedro River Planning Presentation ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/april/sprnca-mtg.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/april/sprnca-mtg.html Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:51:58 -0600

TUCSON, Ariz. The public is invited to comment on management alternatives for the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area, a 57,000-acre area managed by the BLM 60 miles southeast of Tucson. ]]> <![CDATA[ BLM to Offer Wild Horses, Burros at Extreme Mustang Makeover ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/april/blm_to_offer_wild.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/april/blm_to_offer_wild.html Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:39:45 -0600 BLM to Offer Wild Horses, Burros for Adoption at Extreme Mustang Makeover       

 PHOENIX – As part of the Extreme Mustang Makeover on April 24-25 in Queen Creek, Ariz., the Bureau of Land Management will be offering wild horses and burros for adoption. ]]> <![CDATA[ Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument Joins National Find Your Park Movement ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/april/gcp-nps.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/april/gcp-nps.html Tue, 7 Apr 2015 15:14:38 -0600

Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument joins parks, programs and partners across the country to encourage everyone to find their park and share their stories online at FindYourPark.com. Launched yesterday by the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation, Find Your Park is a public awareness and education campaign celebrating the milestone centennial anniversary of the National Park Service in 2016 and setting the stage for its second century of service. ]]> <![CDATA[ Prescribed Burn Planned for South Rim of Aravaipa Canyon ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/april/rx-aravaipa.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/april/rx-aravaipa.html Tue, 7 Apr 2015 15:04:20 -0600

SAFFORD, Ariz. - The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Safford Field Office and Gila District Fire Management Office will conduct a one-day prescribed burn on the south rim of Aravaipa Canyon between May 1 and June 30, pending appropriate weather conditions. The Grover Burn will cover approximately 2,430 acres of BLM land near Klondyke, south of the Aravaipa Canyon and east of Turkey Creek. The BLM will announce specific dates in advance of the operation. ]]> <![CDATA[ April 2015 Brown Bag Lecture Series ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/april/strip-apr-bb.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/april/strip-apr-bb.html Thu, 2 Apr 2015 15:03:43 -0600

St. George, Utah—Every Friday, 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 the public to learn more about the area’s natural resources and public lands. Speakers include geologists, range specialists, biologists, archaeologists, rangers and others 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 about the region’s remote and rugged landscapes, cultures and people. ]]> <![CDATA[ Telegraph Pass Access Road Closure ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/march/telegraph.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/march/telegraph.html Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:52:51 -0600

Yuma, Ariz. - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Yuma Field Office, in coordination with the Telegraph Pass Users Association, will close the Telegraph Pass access road to the public beginning Monday, April 6, 2015, at 5 a.m. through Tuesday, April 7, 2015. The road will be reopened on Wednesday, April 8, 2015. ]]> <![CDATA[ BLM Holds Public Scoping Meetings About Wild Burros ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/march/blm_holds_public_scoping.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/march/blm_holds_public_scoping.html Thu, 12 Mar 2015 14:59:16 -0600 Kingman, Ariz. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is planning two public scoping meetings to discuss the management of Wild Burros in the Black Mountain Herd Management Area (BMHMA). The BMHMA is located 15 miles west of Kingman, Arizona, and parallels the eastern shoreline of the Colorado River for 80 miles, from Hoover Dam south to the Needles Bridge in California. 

The meeting schedule is as follows:
Bullhead City, Arizona                                 Kingman, Arizona
April 1, 2015, from 6 to 8 p.m.                   April 2, 2015, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Suddenlink Community Center                   BLM Kingman Field Office
2380 3rd St.                                                 2755 Mission Blvd.
Bullhead City, AZ 86442                              Kingman, AZ 86401
From 6:00 to 6:30 p.m., there will be poster presentations available for viewing. At
6:30 p.m., there will be a formal presentation.    The formal presentation will include the following topics:
·         Current population estimate
·         Vegetation utilization data
·         Fertility control on Wild Burros
·         Appropriate Management Level
·         Burros outside the Herd Management Area
Following the formal presentation, attendees will be able to provide comments on issues, data, and other concerns.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact BLM Wild Horse and Burro Specialist Chad Benson at 928-718-3750.