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Arizona BLM  -  New Website  Posted 4-14-2017

H.R. 79: To amend title 54, United States Code, to prohibit the extension or establishment of national monuments in Arizona except by express authorization of Congress, and for other purposes.

Earlier Version — Introduced This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4797 (115th).

H.R. 274: To authorize, direct, expedite, and facilitate a land exchange in Yavapai County, Arizona, and for other purposes.

  • Status of HR 247  Introduced January 8, 2019
  • Text of HR 247   (Text not yet available as of January 14, 2019)

H.R. 304: To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain land to La Paz County, Arizona, and for other purposes.

  • Status of HR 304  Introduced January 8, 2019
  • Text of HR 304  (Text not yet available as of January 14, 2019)

Earlier Version — Introduced This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6491 (114th).

Contact your State Senator. You can find your legislator's contact information by clicking here

Contact your State Representative. You can find your legislator's contact information by clicking here

Learn About Public Land Access Issuse in Arizona

Citizen Science and Crowdsourcing Projects - What is that, you ask! CLICK   (The example uses the Mexican Gray Wolf  DEIS and DOI)

Is a 1.7 million acre National Monument and Cosed to Rockhounding headed to Arizona?  Yes, is a very good answer!

An article written by Brad Jones of the GPAA on this issue


Arizona House Bill - HB 2176 - ivory; rhinoceros horn; sales; prohibition.

Arizona BLM - New Website Posted 4-14-2017

Arizona BLM Contacts  -  New Website  Posted 4-14-2017

The BLM's new interactive map tool that contains Lake Havasu Field Office's Alternative Route Networks for the Bouse and Cactus Plain Travel Management Areas is now available.  This interactive map also contains a commenting feature, see "Comment Maps" below.

PDF Maps

Map Inventory

      Map Name

Public Review Documents

     Map Name

Comment Maps

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DOI-BLM-AZ-C030-2017-0028-EA (Bouse and Cactus Plain Travel Management Plan)

NEPA Register

Havasu Travel Management Plan Public Meeting:

According to Bureau of Land Management Natural Resources Specialist, Jen House, the BLM Lake Havasu Field Office has scheduled a public meeting on the Havasu Travel Management Plan for Wednesday, February 6th, from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Lake Havasu City Nautical Inn.

They are supposed to present the full Travel Management Plan along with the Environmental Assessment (EA). This meeting will also begin the 60-day public comment period. Also, the BLM will have the documents and updated maps available on their website beginning February 6, 2013.

The 60-day public comment period will run from February 6 - April 7, 2013. Comment forms will be available at the Open House and online at the same website as above. These forms can be submitted, via mail or email, to the address listed on the form.

Note: Currently, there are comment forms and maps available on the website, but they are not the most accurate. The website will be updated by February 6th.

It's important for everyone interested in area off-roading to attend this meeting to show collective support.
If there are any updates or date/time changes, we will notify you be e-mail as soon as they are available.

Off-road enthusiasts updated on BLM’s plan

"More than 150 area residents" gathered to hear about progress on a BLM plan plan "for regional trails, washes and 'primitive roads'" and "expanded access for their off-road vehicles."BLM Arizona's Havasu travel management plan "covers 217,000 acres of public land ... including a bit on the California side ... The Bureau already has listened to the concerns of residents about including trails in its plan that weren't previously listed and have made updates reflecting that, said Jen House, natural resources specialist with the Lake Havasu Field Office. Since discussions of the Havasu plan began, 94.5 miles of off-road vehicle trails have been added, House said."
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The Director’s Protest Resolution Reports analyze each unique or summarized protest issue statement received on each individual BLM Proposed Resource Management Plan to determine whether the State Director followed established procedures, considered relevant information in reaching proposed decisions, and whether the proposed decisions are consistent with the applicable statutes, regulations, and BLM policy.

The following Director’s Protest Resolution Reports are available for online viewing or download.

Federal Appeals Court issues sweeping ruling overturning fees for parking, trail use, dispersed camping, and scenic overlooks!

In a press release issued March 1, 2012, the US Forest Service said they will continue to charge recreation fees that were recently ruled illegal by a unanimous decision  in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

March 2015: Read Letter to BLM From 10 Active Rockhounds on the La Posa TMP

Statement from John MacDonald - BLM Field Manager - Yuma, AZ  on La Posa TMP to ALAA Members - July 21, 2014

La Posa EA, La Posa TMP, Maps, Rout Evaluations   January 23, 2015

Travel Management Plan Affects Quartzsite, AZ.  See Plan and Maps Here

The Plan will become public on February 7, 2012 with a 30 day public comment peroiod.  This is the map of the La Posa Management Area showing most of the currently designated routes.  These routes will be reviewed during the public comment period. See TMP  

Please Contact webmaster@amlands.org with any information affecting Land Usage issues.

Arizona Solar Energy Zones - "NEW"

Interior Invites Public Input on Future Hardrock Mineral Development in Northern Arizona near the Grand Canyon

Williams Ranger District To Implement Travel Management June 15, 2011


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