2009 Bird Census: Resolution Copper Mine Study Area
Bird surveys were conducted in the vicinity or RCM's holdings near Superior, Arizona. The purpose of these surveys was to establish baseline information about bird populations at Resolution. This report provides an inventory of the birds observed during 2009, various analyses of the data by habitat type, and where appropriate, comparisons to similar data collected in 2008.
WestLand Resources Inc. 2010. 2009 Bird Census Resolution Copper Mine Study Area. Prepared for Resolution Copper Mining. September, 2010.
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
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.