Biological Opinion on the Resolution Copper Project and Land Exchange
Request for formal consultation with the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) pursuant to section 7 of the Endangered Species Act of 1973.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2020a. Biological Opinion on the Resolution Copper Project and Land Exchange. Letter report from Jeffrey Humphrey, Field Supervisor, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, to Tom Torres, Acting Forest Supervisor, Tonto National Forest. Phoenix, Arizona: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. December 31.
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.email@example.com
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.