Public Workshops on Yuma Resource Management Plan
of Land Management (BLM) Yuma Field Office will host four
public workshop meetings to provide the public the opportunity to learn
more about the resource management planning process underway for the
Yuma Resource Management Plan (RMP) and an associated Environmental
Impact Statement (EIS). The meetings will also allow the public to
provide input into the formulation of alternative management
strategies. Each public meeting will begin with a brief overview of the
RMP/EIS process. The balance of each session will be focus on receiving
input from the public on areas of concern that surfaced during the
public comment period last summer. Discussion topics will include
transportation, recreation, biological resources, and land tenure.
Monday, March 7, 2005, 2 to 4
Quartzsite Town Hall, 465 N.
Plymouth Avenue, Quartzsite
Tuesday, March 8, 2005, 6 to 8
Yuma Civic and Convention
Center, 1440 Desert Hills Drive, Yuma
Wednesday, March 9,2005, 6 to 8
Antelope High School
Auditorium, 9168 S. 36 E, Wellton
Thursday, March 10, 2005, 6 to
Blythe City Hall Council
Chambers, 235 N. Broadway, Blythe
1.2 million acres of public lands located within the
boundaries of BLM Yuma Field Office are being managed by three resource
management plans and several plan amendments. The office is preparing a
revised RMP/EIS to consolidate the various plans.
to the meetings, citizens may submit RMP/EIS comments in
writing to BLM Yuma Field Office, 2555 E. Gila Ridge Road, Yuma,
Arizona 85365, or through the internet at AZ_YM_RMP@BLM.gov
. For further
information, please contact Micki Bailey at 928-317-3200.