Arizona Landscape Integrity and Wildlife Connectivity Assessment
Common practices for connectivity modeling generally involve assessments of habitat suitability as an indicator for species movement. This contributes to one of the largest assumptions implicit in connectivity modeling – that wildlife choose routes for movement based on the same cues they use to select habitat
Perkl, R.M. 2013. Arizona Landscape Integrity and Wildlife Connectivity Assessment. Prepared for Arizona Game and Fish Department Statewide Connectivity Team. Tucson: The University of Arizona. January 1.
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.