ARIZONA - Only 9 Days Left to Comment on Apache-Sitgreaves NF Proposed Land Management Plan

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May 08, 2013 2:35 PM

The Forest Service released the Proposed Plan for the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests and accompanying DEIS on February 15, and the 90-day comment period will end May 17, 2013. The Proposed Plan and DEIS are posted on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests' website: http://www.fs.usda.gov/asnf. The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests encompass more than 2.1 million acres in east-central Arizona. The Forests are located in Apache, Coconino, Greenlee and Navajo Counties of Arizona and share boundaries with the Coconino, Tonto, and Gila National Forests; Fort Apache and San Carlos Indian Reservations; Bureau of Land Management lands and State lands.

 

ARIZONA - Only 9 Days Left to Comment on Apache-Sitgreaves NF Proposed Land Management Plan

Greetings BRC Action Alert Subscribers,

The Forest Service released the Proposed Plan for the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests and accompanying DEIS on February 15, and the 90-day comment period will end May 17, 2013. The Proposed Plan and DEIS are posted on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests' website: http://www.fs.usda.gov/asnf.

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests encompass more than 2.1 million acres in east-central Arizona. The Forests are located in Apache, Coconino, Greenlee and Navajo Counties of Arizona and share boundaries with the Coconino, Tonto, and Gila National Forests; Fort Apache and San Carlos Indian Reservations; Bureau of Land Management lands and State lands.

The plan addresses public, tribal, federal, state and local government concerns by focusing on the three main revision topics:  1) Maintenance and Improvement of Ecosystem Health, (2) Managed Recreation, and 3) Community-Forest Interaction.

Written, faxed, hand-delivered, oral and electronic comments concerning this action will be accepted. Written comments must be submitted to Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests- Plan Revision Team, PO Box 640, 30 S. Chiricahua Drive, Springerville, AZ 85938.

Electronic comments can be submitted to asnf.planning@fs.fed.us. Comments can be included in the body of the email message or as an attachment in Word document format (.doc, docx), portable document format (.pdf), rich text format (.rtf), plain text (.txt) or hypertext markup language (.html).

For additional information, please contact Michelle Davalos, Forest Planner, at 928-333-6334 or email: mdavalos@fs.fed.us.

Thanks in advance and, as always, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact BRC.

Ric Foster
Public Lands Department Manager
BlueRibbon Coalition
208-237-1008 ext 107


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