<![CDATA[ RSS News Feed - BLM Arizona ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/rss/newsreleases/az.html Recent News Releases en-us Thu, 22 Jan 2015 07:44:06 -0700 News ASOWEB_AZ@blm.gov (Arizona Info) <![CDATA[ BLM Hosts National Conservation Lands Showcase and Guided Hikes ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/january/superbowl.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/january/superbowl.html Thu, 22 Jan 2015 07:44:06 -0700

PHOENIX – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will have a presence in this year’s Super Bowl XLIX activities with an opportunity for the public to engage and learn about America’s National Conservation Lands. BLM will host an interactive showcase, from Jan. 28 to Feb. 1, at One North Central Avenue in downtown Phoenix (See Map).  In addition, the BLM will offer two guided hikes on Jan. 30 and 31 to the Agua Fria National Monument located off Interstate 17 (I-17). ]]> <![CDATA[ BLM road project in Las Cienegas NCA will temporarily increase truck traffic ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/january/road-proj-LCNCA.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/january/road-proj-LCNCA.html Thu, 15 Jan 2015 11:27:57 -0700

TUCSON, Ariz. – A Bureau of Land Management (BLM) road improvement project in the Las Cienegas National Conservation Area (LCNCA) will lead to a temporary increase in heavy truck traffic on surrounding highways. Beginning Jan. 19 and lasting until March 1, BLM expects up to 80 trucks per day will use State Routes 82 and 83 to haul aggregate and other materials to the project. ]]> <![CDATA[ BLM Recruiting for Seasonal Fire Jobs in Eastern Arizona ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/january/fire-jobs-SFO.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/january/fire-jobs-SFO.html Thu, 15 Jan 2015 11:21:43 -0700

SAFFORD, Ariz. - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Gila District is currently recruiting applicants for seasonal employment during the 2015 fire season.  To serve on a fire crew, persons must be at least 18 years of age, have a strong work ethic, be able to pass a pack test and maintain good physical fitness, be available to travel out of state for extended periods of time, and be willing to contribute in a team-structured environment. ]]> <![CDATA[ La Posa Travel Management Plan Preliminary Environmental Assessment Available ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/january/la_posa_travel_management.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/january/la_posa_travel_management.html Tue, 13 Jan 2015 11:14:44 -0700

Yuma, Ariz. - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Yuma Field Office has announced that the La Posa Travel Management Plan preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) will be available for review starting Wednesday, January 21, 2015. There will be a 30-day public comment period and all comments must be received by close of business on February 19, 2015. Beginning on January 21, 2015, the preliminary EA may be reviewed on the BLM internet website at http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/prog/travel_mgmt/la_posa.html. ]]> <![CDATA[ BLM Encourages Public Participation in Harquahala Mountains Wilderness Management Planning ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/january/blm_encourages_public.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/january/blm_encourages_public.html Fri, 9 Jan 2015 11:18:03 -0700

Phoenix, AZ - The Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Hassayampa Field Office invites the public to participate in the planning process for the Harquahala Mountains Wilderness Area. ]]> <![CDATA[ Upcoming Fee-Free Day on BLM-Managed Land in Arizona ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/january/upcoming_fee-free.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/january/upcoming_fee-free.html Fri, 9 Jan 2015 11:17:08 -0700

PHOENIX, AZ – The Bureau of Land Management, in conjunction with other agencies within the Department of the Interior, will waive recreation-related fees for visitors to the National System of Public Lands on four occasions in 2015 -- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Jan. 19), Presidents’ Day weekend (Feb. 14-16), National Public Lands Day (Sept. 26), and Veterans Day (Nov. 11). ]]> <![CDATA[ AZ OHV Ambassadors to offer "Show Me" Meet/Greet Sessions at Multiple Locations North of Phoenix ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/january/az_ohv_ambassadors.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2015/january/az_ohv_ambassadors.html Wed, 7 Jan 2015 11:19:03 -0700

PHOENIX, AZ— If you were given a new dirtbike, ATV, Side-by-Side, or other motorized vehicle for Christmas, just moved to Arizona, or just want to learn more about the off-highway riding opportunities in the north Phoenix area, come ride with the Arizona Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Ambassadors from January-April! ]]> <![CDATA[ BLM Completes Land Sale to Three Points Fire District ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/december/blm_completes_land.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/december/blm_completes_land.html Tue, 30 Dec 2014 11:20:16 -0700 TUCSON, Ariz. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Gila District’s Tucson Field Office completed the sale of approximately six acres of land west of Tucson to the Three Points Fire District Nov. 14, clearing the way for the Fire District to construct a new rural fire station on the site.  ]]> <![CDATA[ Brown Bag Lecture Series to Resume January 2015 ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/december/strip-jan-bb.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/december/strip-jan-bb.html Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:34:39 -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 other specialists 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 before venturing out or wish to enjoy an armchair tour of some of the region’s remote and rugged landscapes. ]]> <![CDATA[ Grand Canyon Trust to be awarded Public Lands Foundation Landscape Stewardship Award for their good works in Vermilion Cliffs National Monument ]]> http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/december/gcTrust-award.html http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/info/newsroom/2014/december/gcTrust-award.html Mon, 8 Dec 2014 08:38:06 -0700

St. George, Utah — On December 9, 2014, representatives from Grand Canyon Trust will be recognized for a number of projects and service work with the Public Lands Foundation Landscape Stewardship Award.  Vermilion Cliffs National Monument Manager Kevin Wright nominated Grand Canyon Trust for the award for their “tireless work in the areas of Vermilion Cliffs National Monument and House Rock Valley,” Wright’s nomination stated.  ]]>