Documents Cited - Land Exchange

Documents cited in the Land Exchange Proposal
Thumbnail image of Roadside Geology of Arizona book cover with brightly colored illustration of geologic layers Roadside Geology of Arizona

Chronic, Halka. 1983. Roadside Geology of Arizona. Mountain Press Publishing Co. Missoula.

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Thumbnail image of Migrants and Mounds: Classic Period Archaeology of the Lower San Pedro River Valley document cover with aerial photography of river valley Migrants and Mounds: Classic Period Archaeology of the Lower San Pedro River Valley

Clark, Jeffry J. and Patrick D. Lyons. 2012. Migrants and Mounds: Classic Period Archaeology of the Lower San Pedro River Valley. Anthropological Papers No. 45....

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Thumbnail image of Herpetofauna of the Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch Herpetofauna of the Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch

Cogan, R.C. 2012. Herpetofauna of the Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch. Elgin, Arizona: National Audubon Society. November.

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Thumbnail image of Herpetofauna Species list first page Herpetofauna Species List for the Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch of the National Audubon Society

Cogan, Roger C. 2011. Herpetofauna Species list for the Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch of the National Audubon Society. July 2011.

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Thumbnail image of History of Lands in National Audubon Research Ranch report cover A History of the Lands in the National Audubon Society's Research Ranch, Near Elgin, in Santa Cruz County, Arizona

Collins, Glendon E. 2008. A History of the Lands in the National Audubon Society’s Research Ranch near Elgin, in Santa Cruz County, Arizona. Appleton-Whittel...

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Thumbnail image of Environmental Justice: Guidance under the National Environmental Policy Act document cover Environmental Justice: Guidance under the National Environmental Policy Act

Council on Environmental Quality. 1997. Environmental Justice: Guidance under the National Environmental Policy Act. Washington, D.C. December 10....

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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.rcexinfo@usda.gov

Objection Period Ends March 1

Interested parties who previously submitted formal comments about the project have until March 1 to file an objection to the Tonto’s proposed decision.

For more info, view TNF News Release.

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.

Forest Service Point of Contact

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

Apache Leap Special Management Area
Apache Leap SMA website