ARIZONA - FS Seeks Comments On Proposed Categorical Exclusion For Wildlife Habitat And Rehabilitation Project

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January 14, 2014 8:03 PM

ARIZONA - FS Seeks Comments On Proposed Categorical Exclusion For Wildlife Habitat And Rehabilitation Project

Greetings BRC Action Alert Subscribers,

Public comment is being sought by Tonto National Forest officials on a Categorical Exclusion (CE) proposal to rehabilitate and make improvements to areas on the Mesa Ranger District that are primarily used for Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) recreation.

The project is located along four heavily-used forest roads on the Mesa Ranger district, Tonto National Forest, in Maricopa and Pinal counties.

Copies of the proposed action are available at the Mesa District Ranger administrative office as well as the Tonto National Forest website at  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42089.

Mail and email comments will be accepted. The deadline for submitting comments is Tuesday, January 21, at 4:30 pm. Comments may be mailed or hand-delivered (M-F, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm) to:

Gary Hanna, Mesa District Ranger
5140 E. Ingram St.
Mesa, AZ 85205
FAX (480) 610-3346

Comments may also be submitted by email to:  comments-southwestern-tonto-mesa@fs.fed.us 
(Please reference "Mesa vegetation regeneration and habitat improvement"  in the subject line)

For further information, please call the Mesa Ranger District at 480-610-3300, or stay updated on the Tonto National Forest website at www.fs.usda.gov/tonto.

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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