Ecological Overview: LX Bar Ranch Parcel, Yavapai County Arizona
An ecological overview for approximately 59.9 hectares of land along Tangle Creek within the Tonto National Forest in Yavapai County, Arizona (referred to as LX Bar Ranch). This ecological evaluation was conducted to identify the type and relative condition of the biological resources found on and to evaluate ecological characteristics of the property to identify remarkable resource attributes, and to briefly assess their conservation values in reference to local and regional contexts.
Westland Resources. 2004d. Ecological Overview: LX Bar Ranch Parcel, Yavapai County Arizona. Job No. 807.06 TC 300. Prepared for Resolution Copper. Tucson, Arizona: WestLand Resources Inc. March 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
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.