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SOAZ and Coconino County Begin Stage II Fire Restrictions

Sedona AZ (April 30, 2018) – Come Tuesday, May 1, 2018, the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management will implement Stage II Fire Restrictions across all Southern Arizona state owned and managed lands. Restrictions will impact Cochise, Greenlee, Graham, Pima, Pinal, and Santa Cruz counties. On Friday, May 4, 2018, DFFM will place Coconino County, south of the Grand Canyon, in Stage... 

Conditions Trigger Fire Restrictions in Central and Western Arizona

Interactive Map showing Agency management boundaries:  Click here Sedona AZ (April 19, 2018) – Beginning April 20, 2018, campfire and smoking restrictions will be implemented on state lands and federally managed public lands in central and western Arizona which includes Yavapai, Maricopa, La Paz Yuma, Mohave and Gila counties, as well as portions of Pinal county. Restrictions will be in effect... 

Area Travel Management and Environmental Assessment Public Meetings

Aqua Fria ruin surrounded by Arizona desert and mountains Sedona AZ (April 18, 2018) – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Hassayampa Field Office will hold two public meetings in early May to gather public input on the draft Black Canyon Corridor Travel Management Plan and Environmental Assessment. The documents have been released for public view and input. The first meeting will be held May 2,... 

Arizona wildfire burns over three thousand acres

Sedona AZ (June 11, 2017) – The Bowie Fire, about 13 miles southeast of Bowie, Arizona, which started on June 7, 2017, was caused by lightning. Brush, tall grass and rugged terrain provided quick fuel and, to-date, with 90% containment, the Southwest Area Incident Management Team reports over 3,036 acres burned. As of this morning, the evacuation of Diamond Mountain retreat off Old Fort Bowie... 

BLM Offers Cash Reward After Wild Burros Killed

Sedona homeowner Dan Mattice has Verde River property where wild burros roam, a welcome and friendly sight to most Arizona property owners. Sedona AZ (July 27, 2016) –  The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the intentional killing of three female wild burros in the Morgan City... 

Sonoran Desert National Monument Management Plan

Sedona AZ (February 6, 2016) – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Phoenix District Office is announcing the scheduled times and locations for the public scoping meetings as it begins revision of a portion of the land use plan for the Sonoran Desert National Monument (SDNM). Under a March 2015 federal court order, BLM is required to reanalyze the impacts of recreational target shooting on the... 

BLM to Install Route Signs in Vulture Peak Area

Sedona AZ (December 9, 2015) – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Hassayampa Field Office is currently installing route signs on public lands south of Wickenburg, Arizona, in the Vulture-Peak area, between Gates Road and Vulture Mine Road. This project is part of ongoing efforts for implementation of the Wickenburg Community Travel Management Plan, which was signed by the BLM in March 2014. Brown... 

Ban Fracking on Public Lands

Fracking gas burn off in North Dakota, photo courtesy of National Geographic Sedona AZ (August 17, 2013) – In a Letter to the SedonaEye.com editor, Mary Russell of Colorado writes: I’m Mary Russell, a MoveOn member in Carbondale, Colorado, and I started a petition to Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and President Barack Obama, which says: I am calling for an immediate ban on oil... 
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