Effects of Limestone Dust Accumulation on Composition of a Forest Community
The effects of particulate air pollutants on vegetation have been studied, mainly under laboratory conditions. This research was concentrated on the major effects of leaf incrustations, namely interference with light absorption, reduction in net photosynthesis, and resultant reduction in growth.
Brandt, C.J., and R.W. Rhoades. 1972. Effects of limestone dust accumulation on composition of a forest community. Environmental Pollution 3(1972):217-225.
Email Address Created for Land Exchange Questions
The Southwestern Region Office of Lands and Minerals Management is overseeing and administering the land exchange and appraisal process which includes the 2,422-acre Oak Flat Federal Parcel. All questions about the land exchange and appraisal process should be emailed to SM.FS.firstname.lastname@example.org
Programmatic Agreement Info
To comply with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, the Tonto National Forest developed a Programmatic Agreement (PA) and included it in Volume 5, Appendix O of the final EIS. The PA was created in cooperation with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, the State Historic Preservation Office, tribes and other consulting parties. The PA contains an agreed upon process for identifying, evaluating and addressing adverse effects to historic properties associated with this undertaking.
To review Volume 5 and the PA, Download Vol 5 PDF, 27 MB.