Forest Plan Consistency Review
The purpose of this process memorandum is to describe the process by which the proposed project and alternatives were reviewed for consistency with the 1985 forest plan. The following sections provide a background on the forest plan components, forest plan and proposed project assumptions made prior to completing the consistency review, and the review methodology.
Shin, A. 2019. Forest Plan Consistency Review. Process memorandum to file. Flagstaff, Arizona: SWCA Environmental Consultants. June 3.
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.