<![CDATA[ RSS News Feed - BLM Arizona ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/rss/newsreleases/az.html Recent News Releases en-us Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:45:31 -0600 News ASOWEB_AZ@blm.gov (Arizona Info) <![CDATA[ BLM Arizona, Partners Celebrate Condor Release ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/september/condor-rel.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/september/condor-rel.html Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:45:31 -0600

St. George, Utah – On Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, the Bureau of Land Management, The Peregrine Fund and partners will release three California condors in the BLM-managed Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in Arizona. The location where the condors will be released is remote, so the BLM Arizona invites members of the public to participate in the event virtually, using social media.  ]]> <![CDATA[ BLM Announces Appointments to Council to Help Advise Agency on Balanced Management of Nation's Public Lands ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/september/new-rac.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/september/new-rac.html Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:38:56 -0600

Phoenix, Ariz. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced new appointments or reappointments of members to Arizona’s citizen-based Resource Advisory Council (RAC), which advises the Bureau of Land Management on public land issues.  The RACs are composed of members with diverse interests and backgrounds. ]]> <![CDATA[ Celebrate the 21st Annual National Public Lands Day by Volunteering ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/september/npld.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/september/npld.html Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:26:08 -0600 PHOENIX – On Saturday, September 27, volunteers across the nation will celebrate National Public Lands Day, the nation's largest hands-on volunteer effort to improve and enhance the public lands Americans enjoy. The Bureau of Land Management is hosting nine National Public Lands Day events in Arizona. You can be part of this amazing national effort. Events are scheduled for: ]]> <![CDATA[ Public Comment Meeting for Fancher-Luxor Mine ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/september/Fancher-Luxor.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/september/Fancher-Luxor.html Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:05:35 -0600

Yuma, Ariz. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Yuma Field Office will host a meeting for the public to comment on the proposed Fancher-Luxcor Mine Plan of Operations on Monday, September 29, 2014, from 1 to 2 p.m. The meeting will be held at the BLM Yuma Field Office, located at 2555 E. Gila Ridge Road in Yuma, Arizona. ]]> <![CDATA[ BLM Arizona Resource Advisory Council to Meet in Phoenix ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/september/sept-rac.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/september/sept-rac.html Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:41:03 -0600

PHOENIX – The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Arizona Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet in Phoenix on September 9-10, 2014. Established in 1995, the statewide citizen-based council provides advice to the BLM on land management programs and issues affecting public lands in Arizona. In addition, the RAC has been authorized to review and provide advice on all recreation fee proposals for the BLM and the U.S. Forest Service (FS) recreation sites in Arizona, as required by the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act of 2004. The Recreation RAC will not review and make recommendations on U.S. Forest Service recreation fee proposals at this meeting. ]]> <![CDATA[ Fire Restrictions Lifted for BLM Colorado River District ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/august/restricts-lifted-crd.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/august/restricts-lifted-crd.html Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:42:49 -0600

Lake Havasu, Ariz. - Effective Friday, August 22, 2014, at 8 a.m., fire restrictions will be lifted for Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands administered by the Lake Havasu and Yuma Field Offices. This includes public lands in the Yuma, La Paz, and Mohave counties in Arizona and Imperial, San Bernardino, and Riverside counties in California.  ]]> <![CDATA[ BLM Partners Point Changing Hours ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/august/pp-hours.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/august/pp-hours.html Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:21:35 -0600

Lake Havasu City, Ariz. – Starting on Monday, August 18, 2014, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Lake Havasu Field Office Partners Point Fisheries facility will change their brush receiving hours to 6:30 – 10:30 a.m., Monday through Thursday. ]]> <![CDATA[ BLM Issues Draft State Protocol Agreement to Implement the National Historic Preservation Act ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/august/shpo-agreement.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/august/shpo-agreement.html Fri, 8 Aug 2014 13:37:38 -0600

Phoenix, Ariz. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) complies with the National Historic Preservation Act through a national Programmatic Agreement (PA) between the BLM, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers. The BLM in Arizona implements this national PA through the use of a State Protocol Agreement—or Protocol—with the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO).  This two-party protocol serves to regulate the BLM-SHPO relationship and streamline the consultation process. ]]> <![CDATA[ BLM Phoenix District Lifts Fire Restrictions ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/august/PDO-lifts-restricts.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/august/PDO-lifts-restricts.html Thu, 7 Aug 2014 15:02:54 -0600

PHOENIX, Ariz. Effective August 8, 2014 at 8:00 a.m., the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will lift fire restrictions on public lands in south-central and central Arizona under the jurisdiction of the BLM Phoenix District. The summer monsoon has brought enough moisture and higher relative humidity to most areas, reducing the risk of large wildfires.  ]]> <![CDATA[ Communications Director Selected for the Bureau of Land Management in Arizona ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/august/cargile.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/august/cargile.html Mon, 4 Aug 2014 15:12:44 -0600

PHOENIX – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has selected Amber L. Cargile as the new Deputy State Director for Communications in Arizona. ]]>