<![CDATA[ RSS News Feed - BLM Arizona ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/rss/newsreleases/az.html Recent News Releases en-us Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:31:30 -0600 News ASOWEB_AZ@blm.gov (Arizona Info) <![CDATA[ Wild for Wilderness Festival - November 8 ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/october/wild-fest.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/october/wild-fest.html Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:31:30 -0600

Those who love the vast landscapes of the Sonoran Desert and Sky Islands of southeastern Arizona will want to join the daylong festival on November 8 at the Sabino Canyon Recreation Area, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road in Tucson.  The free family-oriented event will feature guided nature walks, wilderness skills demonstrations, hands-on activities for youth, acoustic music, a photography exhibition, food, and a special ceremony to celebrate the 50thAnniversary of the Wilderness Act. ]]> <![CDATA[ BLM Announces Public Scoping Meetings for the Bagdad Mine Stockpile Extension Project ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/october/bagdad-scoping.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/october/bagdad-scoping.html Tue, 7 Oct 2014 14:08:48 -0600

Kingman, Ariz. - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is holding public scoping meetings to receive comments on the proposed Bagdad Mine Stockpile Extension Project. A proposal has been submitted to the BLM Kingman Field Office by Freeport-McMoRan Bagdad Inc. to modify their Mine Plan of Operations (MPO) at the Bagdad Mine, located in Yavapai County west of the unincorporated community of Bagdad, Arizona.  ]]> <![CDATA[ BLM Announces "Fee-Free" Day at Recreation Sites ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/october/lhfo-npld.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/october/lhfo-npld.html Tue, 7 Oct 2014 14:02:33 -0600

Lake Havasu City, Ariz. – To celebrate National Public Lands Day, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Colorado River District will be waiving entrance fees to local recreation sites. The fee-free designation applies only to Saturday, September 27, 2014. ]]> <![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. ]]>