U.S. Forest Service

Ban Could Block Capitol Christmas Tree From New Mexico

Oct 4, 2019
worldatlas.com

A tree to be displayed outside the U.S. Capitol building over the holidays is supposed to come from a northern New Mexico forest.  That’s if the U.S. Forest Service can get an exception from a tree-cutting ban across all New Mexico national forests and one in Arizona.

National Park Service

The Tonto National Forest and five national forests in New Mexico have suspended firewood collection permit sales, timber sales, thinning and prescribed burns because of a federal court order related to a threatened owl.

Forest Service Seeks Bids To Thin Dense Stands Of Trees

Sep 17, 2019
gohunt.com

The U.S. Forest Service is seeking proposals to remove dense stands of trees in a wide swath of Arizona to help prevent wildfires.

grandcanyoncvb.org

An Italian company and the Town of Tusayan have submitted a new proposal to the U.S. Forest Service for a development project near the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it’s similar to one rejected three years ago, but depends less on local groundwater.


Arizona Copper Mine Ruling Expected to Have National Impact

Aug 13, 2019
banktrack.org

Experts say a federal court ruling against a proposed southern Arizona mining project is expected to have national repercussions if upheld by higher courts.

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