<![CDATA[ RSS News Feed - BLM Arizona ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/rss/newsreleases/az.html Recent News Releases en-us Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:24:50 -0600 News ASOWEB_AZ@blm.gov (Arizona Info) <![CDATA[ Comments Sought on Draft EIS for Southline Transmission Line Project ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/april/southline-comments.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/april/southline-comments.html Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:24:50 -0600

Las Cruces, NM – Today, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Western Area Power Administration (Western) released the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Southline Transmission Line Project. ]]> <![CDATA[ Prestigious "International Night Sky Province" Designation Enhances Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument's Natural Resource Conservation ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/march/gcp-ida.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/march/gcp-ida.html Fri, 21 Mar 2014 12:45:19 -0600

St. George, Utah —The Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument was heralded on March 21, 2014, by the International Dark Sky Association (IDA) for the unspoiled quality of its pristine and breathtaking night skies. The Monument received the official IDA designation as “Parashant International Night Sky Province,” joining other international Night Sky Places. ]]> <![CDATA[ Draft Environmental Assessment for Sundance RV Resort Recreation Commercial Lease ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/march/sundance-rv-ea.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/march/sundance-rv-ea.html Thu, 20 Mar 2014 10:45:49 -0600

Lake Havasu City, Ariz. - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Lake Havasu Field Office is seeking public input on a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a recreation commercial lease request for a Recreational Vehicle (RV) resort located on the Parker Strip, California. ]]> <![CDATA[ BLM to Host Public Hearing on Use of Motorized Vehicles, Aircraft for Wild Burro, Horse Management ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/march/motorized-roundups.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/march/motorized-roundups.html Tue, 18 Mar 2014 09:24:24 -0600

Phoenix, Ariz. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will conduct a public hearing to discuss the use of motorized vehicles and aircraft for the management of wild burros and horses on public lands in Arizona. The hearing will be held on April 1, 2014, from 9 am to Noon, at the BLM Arizona State Office, located in downtown Phoenix at One North Central Ave., Suite 800, in the conference room. ]]> <![CDATA[ Secretary Salazar Announces Decision to Withdraw Public Lands near Grand Canyon from New Mining Claims ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2012/january/gc-mining.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2012/january/gc-mining.html Fri, 14 Mar 2014 09:48:57 -0600

WASHINGTON – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced his decision to protect the iconic Grand Canyon and its vital watershed from the potential adverse effects of additional uranium and other hardrock mining on over 1 million acres of federal land for the next 20 years. ]]> <![CDATA[ Spring 2014 Brown Bag Lecture Series ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/march/asdo-spring-bb.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/march/asdo-spring-bb.html Thu, 13 Mar 2014 08:55:08 -0600

St. George, Utah—Every first and third Friday of the month, the Bureau of Land Management and its partners host the popular Brown Bag Lecture series which provides 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. For those who want to learn more before venturing out or are otherwise unable to access some of these remote and rugged landscapes, the lectures are an excellent way to bring the resources and related issues to the community’s doorstep. ]]> <![CDATA[ BLM's Project Daylight Seeks to Stymie Smugglers by Removing Vegetation along I-8 ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/march/veg-I-8.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/march/veg-I-8.html Wed, 5 Mar 2014 10:09:21 -0700

Crews from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), in cooperation with the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), have begun clearing and trimming brush and trees from along portions of Interstate 8 east of Gila Bend. ]]> <![CDATA[ BLM Offers Wild Horses and Burros for Adoption in Florence ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/march/whb-adopt-florence.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/march/whb-adopt-florence.html Tue, 4 Mar 2014 08:52:50 -0700

Phoenix, Ariz. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking good homes for wild horses and burros during its upcoming adoption to be held March 14-15, 2014, in Florence, Arizona.  An opportunity to see and adopt these animals will take place at the Florence Wild Horse and Burro Holding and Training Facility. ]]> <![CDATA[ Friends of the Agua Fria Receive National BLM Partnership Award ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/february/friends_of_the_agua.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/february/friends_of_the_agua.html Fri, 28 Feb 2014 15:58:47 -0700

PHOENIX – Recognizing outstanding work in support of BLM programs, the Bureau of Land Management New Mexico State Director Jesse Juen presented Arizona’s Friends of the Agua Fria National Monument with the BLM’s 2014 “Public Lands Partnership Excellence” Award. The Friends group was selected among eight BLM partnerships nominated by the BLM State Offices. ]]> <![CDATA[ Two Sites within the BLM San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area Temporarily Closed Are Reopened ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/february/two_sites_within_the.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/february/two_sites_within_the.html Fri, 21 Feb 2014 13:29:48 -0700

Tucson, Ariz. - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today announced it is reopening two sites outside Fort Huachuca and within the BLM San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area (SPRNCA) closed to the public since early November 2013. The temporary closure was imposed to allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), in coordination with the BLM Tucson Field Office, to complete the remedial investigation phase of a project to identify and remove unexploded ordnance (UXO).  An informational map is available at this link. ]]>