Coronado National Forest to waive fees in honor of Presidents Day

Coronado National Forest to waive fees in honor of Presidents Day

By SoAzNewsX The U.S. Forest Service, including the Coronado National Forest will waive fees at most day-use recreation sites on Feb. 19, in honor of Presidents Day. Day. The fee waiver day is the second of four such opportunities offered by the agency during the 2018 calendar year. Coronado National Offices will be closed Feb. […]

Sierra Vista Ranger District seeks comments on proposed changes to motorized travel system

Sierra Vista Ranger District seeks comments on proposed changes to motorized travel system

By SoAzNewsX The Coronado National Forest, Sierra Vista Ranger District, seeks comments on proposed changes to the motorized travel system. The ranger district has prepared a preliminary environmental assessment (EA) for Proposed Changes to the Motorized Travel System on the Sierra Vista Ranger District, according to a news release from the forest service.  The proposed […]

Coronado National Forest offers opportunity for Sabino Canyon shuttle system

Coronado National Forest offers opportunity for Sabino Canyon shuttle system

By SoAzNewsX The Coronado National Forest Supervisor has signed the decision for the Sabino Canyon Recreation Area Shuttle System Environmental Assessment. The decision to select Alternative #2, issuance of a special use permit for operation and maintenance of a shuttle system consistent with the design features specified in the Final Decision Notice and Finding of […]

Coronado National Forest seeks comments on fee proposal

Coronado National Forest seeks comments on fee proposal

By SoAzNewsX The Coronado National Forest (CNF) seeks public input on a recreation fee proposal.  Public engagement activities will occur in the coming months to receive input from partners, tribes and the public regarding the proposal. The fee proposal applies only to Forest Service operated developed recreation sites such as picnic areas, campgrounds, and group […]

Coronado National Forest waives fees in honor of Veterans Day

Coronado National Forest waives fees in honor of Veterans Day

By SoAzNewsX Coronado National Forest will waive fees at most day-use recreation sites on Nov. 11 and 12 in honor of Veterans Day. All Coronado National Forest ranger district offices and the Forest Supervisor’s Office will be closed Nov. 10 in observance of the holiday, which honors the service of all who have served in […]

Hudbay executive says controversial Rosemont mining plan is being revised

Hudbay executive says controversial Rosemont mining plan is being revised

From Rosemont Mine Truths Hudbay Minerals Inc. is preparing a revised mining plan for its proposed Rosemont open-pit copper project in the Santa Rita Mountains on the Coronado National Forest southeast of Tucson; a corporate executive recently disclosed to a mining news website. “We actually hope within the next six to eight months to produce […]

Forest Service excluded EPA and Arizona tribe from review of draft report on Rosemont’s impacts on endangered species

Forest Service excluded EPA and Arizona tribe from review of draft report on Rosemont’s impacts on endangered species

From Rosemont Mine Truths An Arizona Indian tribe and the U.S. Environmental Protection agency were excluded from making comments on a draft federal report on the impact of the proposed Rosemont mine on a dozen threatened and endangered species, the Arizona Daily Star reported on Aug. 7. The Forest Service, according to the Daily Star, […]