UTAH – Ashley NF Plans Public Meetings to Discuss Decommissioning Recreation Facilities
Mar03

UTAH – Ashley NF Plans Public Meetings to Discuss Decommissioning Recreation Facilities

The Ashley National Forest is reviewing recreation facilities on the Vernal and Flaming Gorge Ranger Districts for decommissioning under an Environmental Assessment (EA), and is holding public meetings to seek public input into this effort. With the consistent reduction in budget and personnel to sustain the recreational infrastructure on the Ashley National Forest, many facilities now face backlogged maintenance needs leading to a...

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Stop A HUGE New Mexico Land Grab
Mar03

Stop A HUGE New Mexico Land Grab

It is easy to make a difference!  Please take a few minutes to help convince President Obama NOT create a new 500,000 acre National Monument in southern New Mexico. New Mexico Senators Udall/Heinrich and radical environmentalists are pressuring President Obama to create a new 500,000 acre National Monument in southern New Mexico including 260,000 acres of NEW wilderness.  This would cover 20% of Dona Ana County and would threaten...

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OREGON – FS Announces Public Meetings Schedule for Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision
Feb19

OREGON – FS Announces Public Meetings Schedule for Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision

The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) and Proposed Revised Land Management Plan (commonly known as the Forest Plan) for the Malheur, Umatilla, Wallowa-Whitman National Forests, and a portion of the Ochoco National Forest (Blue Mountains National Forests) is scheduled to be released to the public on March 14, 2014, for a 90-day comment period. On March 17, 2014, the first of twelve public meetings will be held to share...

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Comment Period for Coronado NF Draft FLRMP & DEIS Extended Through March 6
Feb19

Comment Period for Coronado NF Draft FLRMP & DEIS Extended Through March 6

ARIZONA – Comment Period for Coronado NF Draft FLRMP & DEIS Extended Through March 6 The Coronado National Forest (Forest Service) has prepared a Draft Forest Land and Resource Management Plan (FLRMP) and Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Revision of the FLRMP (DEIS). The final land management plan will replace the current plan, written in 1986, and provide guidance for managing 1,783,639 acres of...

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Clear Creek Returns To Recreation Spotlight
Feb12

Clear Creek Returns To Recreation Spotlight

SACRAMENTO, CA (February 12, 2014) — The Bureau of Land Management California State Director announced that yesterday he signed the Record of Decision and Resource Management Plan for the Clear Creek Management Area (CCMA) in central California.  BLM manages over eighty percent of the 75,000 CCMA, which has been subject to massive closures to all human access based on alleged health and safety fears over naturally-occurring...

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