University of Arizona

Common practices for connectivity modeling generally involve assessments of habitat suitability as an indicator for species movement.

Mine land reclamation techniques were tested in arid Southeast Arizona for their potential to enhance reclamation success on two sites at different elevations (1400-­‐ and 1650-­‐meters above sea level) on two sandy loam soils (Arkose and Gila Conglomerate).

The state has been facing an estimated overdraft of two million acre-feet per year from groundwater aquifers. As a result, the 1980 Groundwater Management Code is forcing the agricultural sector to manage and use the available water more efficiently.

Forest Service Point of Contact

John Scaggs
Tonto National Forest
john.scaggs@usda.gov

Apache Leap Special Management Area
Apache Leap SMA website