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On the heels of an announcement by the Tonto National Forest and the communities of Pine and Strawberry, the Town of Payson, Gila County and the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management also announced restrictions. The multi-agency announcements couldn't come early enough. governmental
WHITE MOUNTAINS -- In a week when the Rattlesnake Fire more than doubled in size and two wind-whipped house fires in the area threatened to ignite new wildfires, the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests finally announced fire restrictions. On social media, many people had been calling for ...

From January through February crews from Maricopa County, Tonto National Forest and the American Conservation Experience completed four week-long hitches to repair Segment 20 of the Maricopa Trail, which incorporates the Bronco Trail and Cottonwood Creek Trail. Crews camped and worked ... wildfire
The announcement will bring restrictions for the first time this year. The Fort Apache Reservation and Tonto National Forest, among other areas, have already initiated Stage II restrictions. As a handful of fires have started with dry, windy conditions, White Mountain residents have been vocal on social ...
Drought conditions, warm temperatures, and increasing fire danger have prompted officials to implement Stage 2 fire restrictions for the Tonto National Forest beginning April 18. Fire-causing activities are prohibited across the entire Tonto National Forest. Fire Restrictions Begin on Tonto National ...
Tonto National Forest officials will implement fire restrictions earlier than usual this year. That's due to a record-dry winter in Arizona. Beginning April 18, campfires and charcoal-burning devices will be prohibited. Carrie Templin, a spokeswoman for the Tonto National Forest, said officials are ...

This includes Maricopa, Yavapai, La Paz Yuma, Mohave and Gila counties, as well as portions of Pinal County. The restrictions are being enforced in the Bureau of Land Management Phoenix and Colorado River Districts, the Prescott National Forest, the Tonto National Forest, and the Arizona ...
PHOENIX, April 12, 2018--For Immediate Release. The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for today from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. that covers Arizona, including all of the Tonto National Forest, due to strong winds and low relative humidity. Visitors to the Tonto National Forest are advised ...
The Knoll Fire, which has been burning near Payson over the past few days is now 60 percent contained. Carrie Templin is a spokeswoman for the Tonto National Forest. She said 140 people were working on the fire Saturday and crews were able to keep people from having to evacuate their homes.
The ground crew effort increased to 95, with an additional 45 firefighters, including a hotshot crew from Tonto National Forest in Arizona and teams from Sequoia and Sierra National Forests in California. As of Thursday, there was one small non-historic outbuilding lost in the fire and no reported injuries.
Per the Tonto National Forest map of the Payson area, the “more” I craved was right around the bend. The adjacent Forest Road 1164 adds a refreshing 3.2 miles to the Shoofly hike. Although it's too rocky for those without good balance or proper gear, the road can be a fun diversion for adults and energetic ...
PAYSON, AZ - A fire that sparked Friday on national forest land in central Arizona has burned 60 acres. The Payson Ranger District of the Tonto National Forest says the Knoll wildfire was spotted on Friday about 13 miles northeast of Payson. As of Saturday morning, officials estimate the fire to be 40 ...
... National Forest Service, Vandenberg Air Force Base, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, the Santa Barbara Fire Department and the Montecito Fire Department. Forest Service crews included firefighters from Sequoia National Forest, Sierra National Forest and Tonto National Forest in Arizona.
They say a church group went for an afternoon hike Saturday at the mountain summit located in the Tonto National Forest about 70 miles (112 kilometers) northeast of Phoenix. The group called for help about 5 p.m., saying they were lost and stuck on a cliff. The sheriff office's search and rescue team was ...
Arizona's Tonto National Forest is investigating the vandalism at the Oak Flat Campground, the Associated Press has reported. Resolution Copper, the mining company involved, intends to dig a shaft 1.3 miles deep in the high desert area of Superior located in the east of Phoenix. Jonathan Ward, a ...
“The Season” finds a lot of Spiders seeking sun and fun. Barbara Clevenger recently wrote that several Spiders have visited her and Rex in Mesa, Arizonza, recently. “We enjoyed walking the trails in the Tonto National Forest and having fires in the cool evenings beside our wood-burning fire pit. Javelinas ...
For well over two decades, several agencies and organizations have been working to develop outdoor trails and recreation attractions. It first started when staff within in the Tonto National Forest started to strategize on how to preserve and interpret the remaining ruins of Pinal City. Then the Arizona Trail ...

Additionally, an Arizona Deer Association project — supported with this AZSFWC grant funding and set to begin this year — will restore habitat near Payson, in the Tonto National Forest. The Round Valley Grassland Restoration will remove juniper and other woody plants that have taken over former ...
FLAGSTAFF — A group protesting a proposed copper mine outside of Phoenix says its prayer site was vandalized when two crosses were removed, two others damaged and ceremonial eagle feathers were left on the ground. Arizona's Tonto National Forest is investigating last weekend's vandalism at the ...
At the updated Kohl's Ranch Lodge, about 15 miles east of Payson in the Tonto National Forest, we lucked into a cabin and multiple sparkling lakes nearby. The tab: We paid $903 for four nights in our spacious cabin. We also spent $245 for meals and drinks, and $280 for boat and kayak rentals.  .
We're showing off Mesa starting April 9. Mesa is a foodie hotspot, and has many museums to visit. Mesa neighbors the Tonto National Forest and has three lakes and a river for active adventures. Stay tuned as we announce when we're coming to your city or town! The next reveal will be on 12 News Friday.
The Tonto National Forest said Tuesday it is investigating the vandalism that occurred over the weekend at the Oak Flat Campground. The group known as Apache Stronghold has said the Resolution Copper Mine is an assault on their spiritual practice and culture. Member Wendsler Nosie Sr. says the ...
Wind Spirit, tucked between Winkelman and Superior, just south of Tonto National Forest, is an “ecovillage,” where residents live by a public set of ever-changing ... Through the main gate of Wind Spirit, just south of the Tonto National Forest, visitors enter the communal kitchen and gathering area. Maise ...
A sacred Native American site at Oak Flat, in the Tonto National Forest, has been desecrated, a news release from the Center for Biological Diversity said. ... The Tonto National Forest has sent Forest Service law enforcement officers to investigate the incident, Forest Service spokeswoman Carrie Templin ...
The Rim Trails Working Group is comprised of the towns of Payson, Star Valley, Pine and Strawberry, as well as the Tonto National Forest, many trail user ... “Engaging our community and forest users will help the Tonto National Forest with future trails planning and prioritization,” said Debbie Cress, Payson ...
Timeline of Firefighter Fatalities Associated With Wildland Fires (selected):June 26, 1990 - Six firefighters (including four volunteers on a prison work crew) are killed in the Dude Fire in Tonto National Forest, northeast of Phoenix. July 6, 1994 - Fourteen firefighters die in a wildfire at Storm King Mountain in ...
Prior to the meeting where the trails were first discussed town manager Tim Grier had met with Tonto National Forest Payson Ranger District leaders and received an enthusiastic response to the proposal. Those leaders — Debbie Cress and Chris Welker — attended the initial trails discussion meeting, and ...
The Tonto National Forest alone has spent about $50 million thinning more than 50,000 acres around most Rim Country communities in the past decade — about $5 million annually. The Forest Service last year spent more than $2 billion fighting wildfires. Whitney said the Arizona Department of Forestry ...
That's the reduced price for the 117-acre Gold Hill mine on the edge of Tonto National Forest. In 2010, the site that is said to have hundreds of thousands of tons of gold was listed for $43 million. The historic mine is the largest piece of vacant land available in Scottsdale, according to listing agent Preston ...
Weather permitting, Tonto National Forest fire specialists will begin eliminating a combined total of about 200 acres of vegetative debris piles on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, near Pyeatt Draw Road and Control Road 64 in the Diamond Point summer homes area. Residents and visitors can expect to see ...
... through the Viply mobile app for select locations on the Cave Creek District, or at Tonto National Forest Offices. Additional information can be found at https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/tonto/passes-permits/?cid=fsbdev3_018733, or by calling the Tonto National Forest at 602-225-5200 during business hours ...
PHOENIX - The Maricopa County Sheriffs Office is searching for an Arizona woman who has not been seen since Tuesday night. Authorities say 48-year-old Diana Junge was reported missing by her mother after she may have gone to Tonto National Forest, near Granite Reef Dam Road and Bush Highway ...
AZZ132-133-172130- /O.NEW.KPSR.FW.A.0003.180419T1800Z-180420T0300Z/ Central Deserts- Southern Gila County/Tonto National Forest Foothills- 227 AM MST Tue Apr 17 2018 ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR ...
Drought conditions, warm temperatures, and increasing fire danger have prompted the Tonto National Forest to implement fire restrictions on the Tonto National Forest beginning at 8 a.m., Wednesday, April 18. Fire-causing activities will be prohibited across the entire Tonto National Forest. ...
“The Tonto National Forest takes this seriously.” Upon hearing of the vandalism, the Forest Service immediately sent law enforcement officers to the site to examine the damage and canvass the area for witnesses. They are now asking for the public's help to identify the individual or individuals responsible.
... officers to the site to examine and canvas the area for witnesses. Anyone who was camping in or near Oak Flat Campground and might have seen or heard something is asked to contact Law Enforcement Officer Robert Shelton at 928-402-6250, or the Tonto National Forest main office at 602-225-5200.
“Finding the horses can be tricky as they are “wild and free” and the different bands roam over a relatively large area of the Tonto National Forest,” he said. He said once you find a band or herd, it is possible to watch them and learn their behavior. But one thing he stressed, is to be sure to observe these wild ...
They say that her mother reported her missing after she didn't return from going to see the Super Blue Blood Moon on January 30. She was last seen near the Granite Reef Recreation Area in the Tonto National Forest. Her orange Jeep was found there. Police say that Junge, who moved to Goodyear last ...
Her orange 2015 Jeep was found Thursday parked near the Granite Reef Recreation Area in the Tonto National Forest. Diana's ID was still inside. “God willing she's ok,” said Cristina. . Now her parents are asking anyone who may have seen something to call MCSO or Goodyear Police. Diana does have ...
PHOENIX — Arizona Sportsmen for Wildlife Conservation's (AZSFWC) “Conserving Wildlife” license plate ended 2017 surpassing the prior year both in license plate sales and grant awards from the proceeds. Last year, AZSFWC, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, awarded 16 different grants totaling ...
PHOENIX - The Maricopa County Sheriffs Office is searching for an Arizona woman who has not been seen since Tuesday night. Authorities say 48-year-old Diana Junge was reported missing by her mother after she may have gone to Tonto National Forest, near Granite Reef Dam Road and Bush Highway ...
The 300-plus-mile course of the Maricopa Trail takes many forms. Sometimes it's a single track, canal bank, road or suburban pathway. All the segments are beautiful and useful in their own ways. Some of the most memorable are within Tonto National Forest. The 20.5-mile Bronco to Granite Mountain ...
U.S. Forest Service websites in Arizona had similar messages, including Tonto National Forest, which offers numerous recreational areas within a fairly short drive from the Phoenix area. "This USDA website will not be updated during a lapse in federal funding,'' the message said, USDA referring to the U.S. ...
“Tonto National Forest officials have prepared an errata report for the environmental assessment, identifying minor corrections and clarifications resulting from these plan language adjustments,” Bosworth said. Apache Leap's protection comes following a long legal battle involving local Native American ...
Tonto National Forest is having seven fee-free days this year. The others are Feb. 19 (Presidents Day), June 9 (National Get Outdoors Day), Sept. 22, Nov. 10-11 (Veterans Day weekend) and Nov. 23 (Opt Outside Day). Areas in the Red Rock District of Coconino National Forest that charge fees will waive ...
A spokesperson for the Tonto National Forest says springs there are not tested. They always tell people to treat any water they find. But Moore says she wouldn't drink from just anywhere--just natural springs she knows to be safe. "I'm going to keep doing this," she said. "Like, why would I stop? I feel better.
The Apache Leap SMA was added to the bipartisan legislation that passed Congress in 2013 to facilitate a land exchange between the Tonto National Forest and Resolution Copper. As part of the exchange of land, Resolution Copper will contribute 142 acres of privately held land and forgo 697 acres of ...
There is one week remaining on the comment period for the Preliminary Tonto National Forest Management Plan. The deadline is Jan. 12. If you camp, hunt, fish, OHV, hike etc. in the Tonto National Forest, you need to understand the impact of this new management plan. Comments on the Preliminary ...
Websites like FindASpring.com guide people to natural springs near them to collect drinking water. In Arizona, several are listed in the Tonto National Forest. Public information officer Carrie Templin said the springs are not tested and could contain harmful bacteria. The forest service strongly urges people ...
Contact Tonto National Forest, Cave Creek Ranger District, (480) 595-3300. Verde River below Horseshoe Dam is closed to vehicle or foot entry on the southwest side of the river from Dec. 1 to June 30. Floating through is allowed, but no stopping in the river or landing on the southwest side of the river is ...


 

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