Improvements at Fry Mesa Day Use Area
The Forest proposes to install a restroom facility and ADA-accessible covered picnic tables, grills and benches at an area near Fry Mesa reservoir.
CAMP TATIYEE LAND EXCHANGE - 0100 #5004
Exchange of private parcels in the A-S, Coronado, Prescott, & Tonto NFs for Federal lands in Pinetop-Lakeside (T9N, R22E). Would provide land for children's camps currently under spec. use permit & result in consolid. of isolated parcels on Forests.
Changes to Safford Ranger District Motorized Travel System
The Forest proposes changes to the motorized travel
system to meet newly identified Forest administrative and user needs and
to protect areas of documented ecological and cultural resource impacts from future damage
Columbus Electric Cooperative Special Uses Permit Renewal
Authorization for a 20-year Special Use Permit to Columbus Electric Cooperative to allow for maintenance of existing powerlines. Columbus Electric has been and continues to be in compliance with their permit which expired in 2011.
Fuelwood Collection on the Safford Ranger District
The Forest proposes to evaluate areas of the Pinaleno, Galiuro, Winchester and Santa Teresa Mountains to identify where fuelwood harvests of dead/standing and dead/down wood are environmentally acceptable for authorization.
Galiuro Exploration Drilling Project
Kennecott Exploration Company has proposed to gather necessary information by drilling twelve exploration boreholes to further characterize mineral resources on interests on unpatented federal mining claims, in accordance with the 1872 Mining Law.
Gardner Brush Control
Reduce woody species (juniper) canopy cover up to 25% through physical removal by mechanical means, piling slash, and conducting a prescribed burn to remove slash and sprouts. This will improve forest health by maintaining grasslands.
Interconnect Trails, Cunningham Loop, Safford District
The Forest proposes to construct approx. 1 ¼ miles of new trail to connect the Cunningham Loop trail with trails above Upper Hospital Flat and to the 507 Rd within the Grant Creek and Big Creek drainages on Mt. Graham.
Madera Waterline Replacement
Modify the existing Madera water supply system to provide a reliable source of water for the residents and visitors to Madera Canyon. Water usage from 3 springs will cease and be replaced with a well on private property.
Mowry Allotment Analysis
The proposed action is to authorize continued livestock grazing on the Mowry Allotment using an adaptive management strategy.
Paloma Well and Water System, Range and Wildlife Project
Utilize the existing infrastructure of the Paloma Trick Tank, drill and equip a new well, install/bury 2.0 miles of pipeline, and install 2 troughs and one new water storage tank for the purpose of permanent wildlife water and cattle distribution.
Pinaleno Firescape Southeast
The Safford Ranger District proposes to implement prescribed fire within the southeastern area of the Pinaleño Mountains, (approximately 29,150 acres). Of this, about 13,400 acres (about 46%) is within the Pinaleno Wilderness Study Area.
Pre-fabricated Kitchen at Camp Lawton
Prefabricated, permanent shaded area with picnic tables for cooking and gathering, surrounded by existing development in the Camp Lawton Staff area. The size is 36 ft diameter hexagonal shape x 16 ft in height. It is a covered with a gravel base.
Road Construction (5 miles) - Customs and Border Protection
Provide improved access to the U.S./Mexico border on the Coronado National Forest by constructing approximately 5 miles of roads that will enable CBP to safely and effectively execute its mission while protecting the forest natural resource.
Rosemont Copper Project
The Forest proposes to approve an mine plan of operation that involves processing and other facilities on both private land and the Forest. Actual decision and implementation dates depend on completion of consultation and resolution of comments.
Shingle Mill Pipeline Extension
Installation of approximately 5 and 1/2 miles of pipeline, troughs and storage tanks in the Upper Tripp, Lower Tripp and Taylor Pastures on the Shingle Mill Allotment.
Loma Linda Hazardous Fuels Reduction
*Cancelled due to incorporation into Catalina Rincon Firescape.* Hazardous fuel reduction treatments (thinning, mechanical, prescribed fire) on approximately 150 acres in the Loma Linda area south of Summerhaven on the Santa Catalina Ranger District
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