BLM to conduct public meeting Wednesday at AZGFD headquarters
Phoenix, AZ -(AmmoLand.com)- Constituents who are interested in recreational target shooting are encouraged to provide their input for the Bureau of Land Management’s revision of a portion of the Resource Management Plan for the Sonoran Desert National Monument near Gila Bend.
The first of three public meetings, scheduled by the BLM, will take place from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, in the Quail Room at Arizona Game and Fish Department headquarters, 5000 W. Carefree Highway, Phoenix.
Under a March 2015 federal court order, the BLM’s Phoenix District Office is required to reanalyze the impacts of recreational target shooting on monument objects. A 60-day public scoping period is underway through March 21 to help guide the BLM in the development of land-use management alternatives related to recreational target shooting.
In addition, two other public meetings have been scheduled:
- Thursday, Feb. 25: 4-8 p.m., Gila Bend Community Center, 202 N. Euclid Ave., Gila Bend, 85337