<![CDATA[ RSS News Feed - BLM Arizona ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/rss/newsreleases/az.html Recent News Releases en-us Fri, 8 Aug 2014 13:37:38 -0600 News ASOWEB_AZ@blm.gov (Arizona Info) <![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.   ]]> <![CDATA[ Paradise Cove Gets Make-Over ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/july/p-cove.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/july/p-cove.html Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:12:40 -0600

Yuma, Ariz. - Bureau of Land Management (BLM) property near Paradise Cove has been made safer by a fire crew from the Arizona Department of Corrections. Large overgrown trees that once harbored drug deals, transients, and dumping were opened up to create a park-like feel that is safe for everyone.  ]]> <![CDATA[ Arrival of Monsoon Signals Easing of Fire Restrictions in Southeast Arizona ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/july/arrival_of_monsoon.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/july/arrival_of_monsoon.html Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:36:55 -0600 Tucson, Ariz. - Effective Friday, July 11, the Bureau of Land Management Gila District, all districts of the Coronado National Forest, Saguaro National Park, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, Coronado National Memorial, Chiricahua National Monument, Fort Bowie National Historic Site, Tumacácori National Historical Park, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, and the Arizona State Forestry Division will lift all fire restrictions in southeastern Arizona. Due to widespread precipitation across the area, additional rain in the weather forecast, increased relative humidity, and a rise in moisture in live and dead trees, brush, and grass, it has been determined that the likelihood of wildfire has lessened to the degree that the restrictions can be rescinded.  ]]> <![CDATA[ Wildfire Fact Sheet ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/july/wildfire_fact_sheet.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/july/wildfire_fact_sheet.html Thu, 3 Jul 2014 12:05:16 -0600

Summary: Color Country Fire resources are mitigating a fire located on the Arizona Strip near Quail Hill this morning. The lightning caused fire which began July 2, 2014 at 6:15 p.m. is estimated between 100-150 acres. Fire officials are requesting the public’s assistance in keeping the area clear for work to continue by fire mitigation crews. No closures are currently in effect. ]]>