BLM: Public meeting, review for Travel Management Plan/EA for Littlefield sub-region

ST. GEORGE – The Bureau of Land Management Arizona Strip Field Office will hold a public meeting and public review for a Travel Management Plan/Environmental Assessment for the Littlefield Travel Sub-region on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 from 4-6 p.m. at the fire station at 630 North Highway 91 in Beaver Dam, Ariz.

The goals of this TMP are to 1) provide sustainable access for public needs and experiences 2) protect natural and cultural resources and settings 3) promote the safety of public land users and 4) minimize conflicts among the various users.

Maps of the potential route designation for the Littlefield Travel Sub-region by alternative will be available for public review as of Monday. 2, by linking to the maps on the BLM web page. Follow the link titled “Littlefield Subregion” at the bottom, center of the page.

Printed copies of these maps will also be available at the Interagency Information Center located at 345 East Riverside Drive in St. George, Utah, and at the public meeting in Beaver Dam on Thursday.

To ensure your comments are considered, interested parties are encouraged to provide comments during the 30-day public comment period which ends on Jan. 2, 2014.

Public comments received will be used to inform and refine the proposed action in the EA, with eventual development of a travel management plan for these areas. Public comments have been accepted throughout the development of this TMP/EA since 2011 and would be most effective if received no later than Jan. 2, 2014.

Detailed comments on potential route designations are encouraged. Please use unique route number(s) with these types of specific comments.

To submit comments, or to be included on the mailing list and receive further information regarding this project, please send your information to: ASFO TMP/EA Team, Arizona Strip Field Office, 345 East Riverside Drive, St. George, Utah 84790 or submit via email to: [email protected] or by fax to: 435- 688-3258.

Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your request or comment, you should be aware that your entire comment, including your personal identifying information, may be made publicly available at any time. While you may ask to withhold your name and personal identifying information from public review, there is no guarantee that your information will be withheld. All comments from organizations or businesses will be available for public inspection in their entirety.

For additional information, contact Diana Hawks at 435-688-3266 or by email at [email protected].

Meeting recap:

  • When:  The fire station at 630 North Highway 91 in Beaver Dam, Ariz.
  • Where: Thursday, Dec. 5, 4-6 p.m.

Email: [email protected]

Twitter: @STGnews

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1 Comment

  • NO TRASH TARGETS December 4, 2013 at 8:58 pm

    I hope they address the problem of the shooters and illiterate people who can’t read the signs that say End of River road In AZ.
    And bring their trash out to shoot at. They are littering. Come on you gun owners I know this does not represent all of you guys. My dad raised me shooting up straw bales and paper targets and we picked up most shells! You are ruining it for everyone else. If you are reading this know I am taking license plate #’s and video of your disgusting habits so don’t be surprised when they come knocking.

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