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Alton Coal Tract Lease by Application Supplemental DRAFT EIS

Alton Coal Tract Lease by Application DRAFT EIS

The BLM’s Kanab Field Office (KFO) announced the release of the Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (SDEIS) on the Alton Coal Tract Lease By Application (LBA). The SDEIS analyzes potential impacts associated with a proposal to mine federal coal underlying nearly 3,600 acres of public and private land south of Alton, Utah.


Highland High Celebrates Their Public Land Education Day with BLM Utah

Highland High school observed their annual Public Land Education Day with a visit to southern Utah. Several students and instructors from Highland, Utah, traveled to Color Country District to learn more about the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Students began the journey with a three day exploration of the rugged landscape of southern Utah. Following this, students were treated to a lecture session from BLM program specialists, including State Director, Juan Palma. The experience was capped off with a field tour of a rangeland restoration project. 

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The Kanab Field Office is located in the south central section on the Utah-Arizona border, near Lake Powell and Arizona’s Grand Canyon. Set in the heart of the Grand Circle of scenic National Parks, National Monuments, and State Parks, the Kanab Field Office is patterned by towering sandstone formations, scenic slot canyons, colorful sand dunes, rolling sagebrush, pinyon-juniper expanses, and patches of ponderosa pine and Douglas fir.

Pioneer history, cowboy traditions, archeological treasures, desert sunsets, and colorful landscapes entrap anyone who ventures in. Whether you are here to hike, hunt, photograph the unique geologic formations, or simply to enjoy the scenery or find solitude, we invite you to discover this special place in southwestern Utah.