2016 Raptor Survey Report Whitlow Ranch Dam, Devils Canyon, and Mineral Creek, Pinal County, Arizona
Passive survey for raptors in 2016 were conducted at four sites in the vicinity of the Resolution Copper Project. Survey was conducted at the Whitlow Ranch Dam, two portions of Devils Canyon, and one segment of Mineral Creek, all in Pinal County, Arizona. The raptor survey coincided with the 2016 Yellow-billed cuckoo (YBCU) survey, which was also conducted in these areas (WestLand 2016a). The objective of the 2016 raptor survey was to document the presence of raptor species in the vicinity of the Project.
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.