Ecological Overview East Clear Creek Parcel
The East Clear Creek parcel is a private inholding within the Coconino National Forest, located along East Clear Creek about 38 miles (61 kilometers [km]) southwest of the town of Winslow. The Property encompasses uplands of the Colorado Plateau as well as an approximately 2.3-mile (3.7-km) reach of East Clear Creek in a narrow canyon. East Clear Creek is a perennial stream that flows toward the northeast to a confluence with the Little Colorado River near Winslow.
This ecological evaluation was conducted to:
- Identify the type and relative condition of the biological resources,
- Evaluate ecological characteristics of the Property to identify remarkable resource attributes, and
- Briefly assess the conservation values of these attributes in reference to local and regional contexts.
WestLand Resources. 2017b. Ecological Overview, East Clear Creek Parcel, Coconino County, Arizona: Resolution Copper. Project Number: 807.98 13 06. Prepared for Resolution Copper. Tucson, Arizona: WestLand Resources Inc. January 24.
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.