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Forest Service continues fence project in Lower Salt River area: minimize horse-related accidents

PHOENIX, January 11, 2020 — For Immediate Release.  Tonto National Forest staff continue to oversee contracted installation of 14 miles of fence in the Lower Salt River area on the Mesa Ranger District as part of a joint effort to prevent horses from crossing Bush Highway, which endangers the animals and …

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Public meetings scheduled for proposed expansion of Pinto Valley Mine

PHOENIX, January 3, 2020 — For Immediate Release.  Tonto National Forest staff will host two public meetings to discuss the Forest Service’s analysis in the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Pinto Valley Mine project. Meetings will take place on: Ø  Jan. 7 from 5-7 p.m. at Superior Junior/Senior High School …

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Arizona American Indian Festival 2020 coming to Scottsdale, Feb. 8

Two-Day Festival Pays Homage to City of Scottsdale’s Arizona American Indian Heritage SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.  — On Saturday, February 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, February 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Arizona American Indian Tourism Association (AAITA) — in partnership with Arizona’s 22 Native American tribes …

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Bill introduced to Allow Recreational Concessions on Public Land

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) introduced legislation yesterday to expand recreational concessions, such as mountain bike rentals, paragliding, horseback riding, camping, and ziplining, in order to enhance visitor experience on certain public lands. Guest ContributorGuest Contributors include press releases, guest authors, and columnists who contribute less than 4 times a …

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Tonto National Forest presents Draft Environmental Impact for Pinto Valley Mine project

PHOENIX_Dec 13_The USDA Forest Service released the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Pinto Valley Mine project for public review and comment. The mining plan of operations submitted by Pinto Valley Mining Corp. proposes to expand existing open-pit copper and molybdenum mining operations from private lands onto National Forest System lands. …

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