<![CDATA[ RSS News Feed - BLM Arizona ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/rss/newsreleases/az.html Recent News Releases en-us Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:21:30 -0700 News ASOWEB_AZ@blm.gov (Arizona Info) <![CDATA[ Volunteers Encouraged to Attend the Table Mesa Recreation Area Clean Up on Sunday, March 1 ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/february/vol-cleanup.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/february/vol-cleanup.html Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:21:30 -0700

(PHOENIX, Ariz.) – Practice and promote public land stewardship by helping to clean up and maintain your public lands! The Bureau of Land Management encourages volunteers to come out for the annual Table Mesa Recreation Area cleanup on Sunday, March 1. The area is located off I-17 and Table Mesa Road, about 35 miles north of Phoenix. The cleanup runs from 9 a.m. (check-in starts at 8 a.m.) until 2 p.m. Lunch will be provided to volunteers. ]]> <![CDATA[ La Posa Travel Management Plan Comment Period Extended ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/february/laposa-extend.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/february/laposa-extend.html Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:45:08 -0700

Yuma, Ariz. - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Yuma Field Office La Posa Travel Management Plan (TMP) comment period has been extended for an extra 30 days to Monday, March 23, 2015.  ]]> <![CDATA[ BLM Seeks Nominations to Resource Advisory Councils ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/february/rac-nom.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/february/rac-nom.html Tue, 17 Feb 2015 11:01:04 -0700

Phoenix, Ariz. – The Bureau of Land Management today announced that it is seeking public nominations for open positions on its 31 Resource Advisory Councils (RACs), which advise the BLM on public land issues. As published in a notice in the Federal Register, the BLM will consider nominations for 45 days. ]]> <![CDATA[ BLM and The Conservation Fund Announce Expanded Resource Protection within Agua Fria National Monument ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/february/blm_and_the_conservation.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/february/blm_and_the_conservation.html Fri, 13 Feb 2015 16:10:50 -0700

(PHOENIX, Ariz.) – A new land acquisition for the Agua Fria National Monument by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will provide additional resource protection to natural and cultural resources at two separate locations on Black Mesa between the Interstate 17 Sunset Point rest area and the Agua Fria River to the east. ]]> <![CDATA[ BLM launches Navajo County grassland restoration effort ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/february/blm_launches_navajo.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/february/blm_launches_navajo.html Fri, 13 Feb 2015 15:49:35 -0700 Project will employ military veteran work crews
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<![CDATA[ Free BLM firewood permits available at Las Cienegas NCA ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/february/free_blm_firewood.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/february/free_blm_firewood.html Fri, 13 Feb 2015 15:40:16 -0700 Three day collection period begins Feb 6
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<![CDATA[ Graham County, BLM encourage safe and responsible target shooting practices ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/february/graham_county__blm.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/february/graham_county__blm.html Fri, 13 Feb 2015 10:51:04 -0700 Coordinated effort underway to reduce property and natural resource damage
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<![CDATA[ Greenlee County, BLM encourage safe and responsible target shooting practices ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/february/greenlee_county__blm.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/february/greenlee_county__blm.html Thu, 12 Feb 2015 10:53:37 -0700 Coordinated effort underway to reduce property and natural resource damage ]]> <![CDATA[ BLM Lake Havasu No Longer Accepting Palms ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/february/lhfo-no-palms.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/february/lhfo-no-palms.html Mon, 2 Feb 2015 13:59:55 -0700

Lake Havasu, Ariz. - Effective March 1, 2015, the Lake Havasu Fisheries Improvement Partnership Program will no longer accept Palms of any type until next year. Sustainability for the Lake Havasu Fisheries Improvement Program requires that we construct 800 bundles of brush each year for fish habitat. Only 30% of the materials used for the bundles can be palm material. The Partnership has exceeded the 30% palm threshold for this year.  ]]> <![CDATA[ February 2015 Brown Bag Lecture Series ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/february/asdo-bb-feb.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/february/asdo-bb-feb.html Mon, 2 Feb 2015 13:50:42 -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 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. ]]>