<![CDATA[ RSS News Feed - BLM Arizona ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/rss/newsreleases/az.html Recent News Releases en-us Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:41:03 -0600 News ASOWEB_AZ@blm.gov (Arizona Info) <![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. ]]> <![CDATA[ Scaled Down Fire Restrictions in Effect on BLM Lands in Lake Havasu and Yuma ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/july/scaled_down_fire_restrictions.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/july/scaled_down_fire_restrictions.html Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:03:29 -0600 On Friday, August 1, 2014, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands administered by the Lake Havasu and Yuma Field Offices will go from Stage 2 to Stage 1 fire restrictions. ]]> <![CDATA[ Fire Restrictions Lifted for BLM Kingman Field Office ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/july/fire_restrictions1.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/july/fire_restrictions1.html Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:24:28 -0600

Kingman, Ariz. - On Friday, August 1, 2014, fire restrictions will be lifted for Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands administered by the Kingman Field Office. ]]> <![CDATA[ Fire Restrictions to be Lifted in Portions of Southwest Utah and Northwest Arizona ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/july/fire_restrictions.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/july/fire_restrictions.html Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:58:09 -0600 Color Country Interagency Fire Managers are rescinding some fire restrictions beginning Monday, July 28 at 00:01 a.m.   The following describes the locations where restrictions will be rescinded. ]]> <![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.   ]]>