ARIZONA - La Posa Travel Management Plan Preliminary EA Available

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November 19, 2013 10:54 AM

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Yuma Field Office has announced that the La Posa Travel Management Plan preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) is available for review. This begins a 45-day public comment period, which ends at the close of business on December 21, 2013. The preliminary EA is available for reviewed online at http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/prog/travel_mgmt/la_posa.html. The BLM will hold an open house on Thursday, November 21, 2013. The open house will be held at the

ARIZONA - La Posa Travel Management Plan Preliminary EA Available

Dear BRC Action Alert Subscriber,

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Yuma Field Office has announced that the La Posa Travel Management Plan preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) is available for review. This begins a 45-day public comment period, which ends at the close of business on December 21, 2013. The preliminary EA is available for reviewed online at http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/prog/travel_mgmt/la_posa.html.

The BLM will hold an open house on Thursday, November 21, 2013. The open house will be held at the Quartzsite Community Center located at 295 Chandler Street; Quartzsite, Arizona; from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.

The meeting will consist of a brief presentation about the preliminary EA and travel management planning, followed by residents and interested parties being able to speak one on one with local BLM specialists and managers. Maps will be on display for review, as well as general EA and travel management information.

Written comments about the preliminary EA for the La Posa TMP will be accepted through December 21, 2013. Comments postmarked by this date will be considered in making the final decision. The comments should be specific to be most effective. Comments should be mailed to BLM Yuma Field Office, Attention:  Joe Raffaele; 2555 E. Gila Ridge Road; Yuma, Arizona 85365; or emailed to blm_az_ym_trails@blm.gov.

The La Posa Travel Management Area surrounds Quartzsite, Arizona, and encompasses over 380,000 acres of public land in La Paz and Yuma Counties.

For more information about the open house, please contact Joe Raffaele at 928-317-3238.

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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