Bird Survey and Occurrence Record Compilation: Resolution Copper Mining
Bird surveys in the Resolution Study Area, which encompasses Apache Leap escarpment, Queen Creek Canyon, Oak Flat, Rancho Rio Creek, Devils Canyon and Mineral Creek. The primary purpose of the surveys was to establish baseline information about bird species in the Study Area. The goals of this report are: 1) to provide a summary of the avian surveys conducted in 2008 and 2009, and 2) to assemble a list of avian species that have been reported in the Study Area, compiled from other surveys and sources as well as from WestLand's data.
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.