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USDA Forest Service amendment to planning rule released

The USDA Forest Service   published a amendment to the 2012 Planning Rule in the Federal Register.  This final amendment was developed following a proposed rule amendment published on October 12, 2016 and analysis of public comments received over a 30-day comment period. While the 2012 Planning Rul...

H.R. 845: National Forest System Trails Stewardship Act Signed

H.R. 845: National Forest System Trails Stewardship Act   To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to publish in the Federal Register a strategy to significantly increase the role of volunteers and partners in National Forest System trail maintenance, and for other purposes.   Status: Enacted — S...

Federal Register Notice, minor amendment to Forest Service 2012 Planning Rule

Federal Register Notice, minor amendment to Forest Service 2012 Planning Rule In the past you have expressed interest in keeping abreast of changes and developments associated with the U.S. Forest Service’s 2012 Planning Rule.  We are writing to let you know that the Forest Service published a Fede...

Forest Service to revamp permit process

Forest Service Aims to Revamp Special Use Permit Process to Encourage, Enable More Access to Public Lands Originally published by Jason Blevins in the Denver Post, this story can be found as a PDF here The U.S. Forest Service is scheming a historic shift from a century of strict regulation focused...

A Citizens' Guide to Forest Planning Released

  Forest Service has released "A Citizens' Guide to Forest Planning".  The document was prepared by the Committee for Implementation of the Forest Service Planning Rule. The Forest Service, an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), is currently revising many of its land management pl...

Coconino NF lifting seasonal road closures

Flagstaff, Ariz., March 21, 2016, For Immediate Release — Forest roads across Coconino National Forest are opening as warmer weather approaches and the roads are becoming suitable for motorized travel.             The vast majority of forest roads across each district are currently open, but there ...

WHAT IS A SPECIAL RECREATION PERMIT?

WHAT IS A SPECIAL RECREATION PERMIT? Types of permits: Special Recreation Permits are authorizations which allow specified recreational uses of the public lands and related waters. They are issued as a means to manage visitor use, protect natural and cultural resources, and provide a mechanism to...

Red Rock Ranger District visitors tripled over last 10 years

Flagstaff, Ariz., Feb. 4, 2016 — Visitors to the Red Rock Ranger District of the Coconino National Forest—which includes Sedona and the surrounding area—tripled in number when compared over the last 10 years. In 2015, the district recorded more than 2.84 million visitors, which is the sum of visito...

BLM and Forest Service release sage grouse plans

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) released the final environmental reviews for proposed land use plans that will help conserve greater sage-grouse habitat and support sustainable economic development on portions of public lands in 10 states across the West. ...

Forest Service closes Bill Williams Mountain Road for winter

WILLIAMS, Ariz. – The Kaibab National Forest is closing the Bill Williams Mountain Road, also known as Forest Road 111, for the winter season beginning at 8 a.m. Dec. 24. The steep and winding road, which goes to the top of Bill Williams Mountain just south of the City of Williams, is closed seas...
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