2011 Reptile Surveys of the Far West Parcels and Vicinity: Resolution Copper Mining
WestLand was retained to conduct surveys of the reptile community at the Far West parcel and along portions of State Route 79 and US 60 located near Florence Junction. The purpose of this study was to provide information on the occurrence of selected reptile species with the emphasis on four species that are of special interest to Tonto National Forest and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Tucson shovel-nosed snake, Maricopa leaf-nosed snake, Sonoran desert tortoise, and reticulate Gila monster.
Video & Materials
A video presentation – the same information introduced at each public meeting – as well as meeting materials (posters and newsletter) are available for public review.
Draft EIS Released
The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Resolution Copper Project and Land Exchange is now available for review under the 'EIS Info' tab.
Comment on DEIS
Optional ways to comment on the Draft EIS are located under the 'EIS Info' and the 'Public Involvement' tabs.